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Cape Town, March 16, 2024 — Hannes Scheepers, the promising South African racing driver, made a remarkable entry into the Astron Energy Polo Cup this past weekend at the iconic Killarney Raceway in Cape Town. With a blend of skill, determination, and adrenaline, Scheepers left a lasting impression on both fans and competitors.

In his debut appearance, Scheepers navigated the challenging circuit with precision, showcasing his innate talent behind the wheel. Here’s a recap of his performance:

Qualifying Triumph: Despite the pressure of a high-stakes qualifying session and a small error on the flying lap, Scheepers secured an impressive 10th place on the grid. His ability to extract every ounce of speed from his Polo Cup machine hinted at the exciting races to come.

Race 1: As the lights went out, Scheepers surged forward, battling wheel-to-wheel with seasoned opponents. His relentless pursuit paid off, as he crossed the finish line in a commendable 7th position.

Race 2 Drama: The second race was nothing short of dramatic. Following a red flag incident, the race was split into two sections. Scheepers adapted swiftly, maintaining his focus and consistency. When the dust settled, he secured a hard-fought 8th place—a testament to his adaptability and resilience.

Overall Standings: The combined results from both races placed Scheepers in an impressive 7th position overall. His debut performance left no doubt that he belongs among the elite in South African motorsport.

Speaking after the event, Scheepers expressed his gratitude: “Competing in the Astron Energy Polo Cup has been a dream come true, this weekend was a learning curve, but I am happy with the end results. The support from my team, sponsors, and fans has been overwhelming. I’m eager to build on this foundation and continue pushing the limits.”

As Scheepers continues his journey, fans eagerly await his next appearance on the track. Keep an eye on this rising star—it won’t be long before he claims the top step of the podium.

Scheepers is proudly sponsored by:
Special thanks to his partners;
Vintage Cars SA / @watswaaijy
Dainfern Dental Studio
IV Lounge
Gullwing Telemetry Solutions
Active Aligners
Dial Direct
Galaxy Blinds
Black Rock Auto
NTT Group
The Design Hut
SCA Specialized Claim Assessors
BKD Accountants
Worx Motorsport
Astron Energy
Volkswagen South Africa

Published by: Motorsport Marketing Services

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