2019 Kyalami 9 Hour [Gallery Part 1]
International endurance racing returned to Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit after a 37-year hiatus. The facility played host to the final round of the 2019 International GT Challenge series. Double Apex attended the world-class event and watch almost all of the nine hours of racing action. We bring you this 2019 Kyalami 9 Hour Gallery Part 1 a selection of images taken by our award-winning motorsport photographer David Marchio, and provided by the organisers of the International GT Challenge series.
Fifteen local drivers mixed it with the best GT drivers in the world. The race itself was an action-packed event that was won by the Team Frikadelli Porsche 911 GT3 R. Please enjoy and feel free to share this 2019 Kyalami 9 Hour Gallery Part 1. Keep an eye on our site and our Facebook page for the next installment.
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The end-of-year class photo of the 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge championship.
This German outfit paid tribute to its host country by covering its Mercedes-AMG GT3 in the local flag.
The Team Perfect Circle Porsche (997 generation) 911 GT3 R , driven by local lads Andre Bezuidenhout, Franco Scribante and Silvio Scribante was surrounded by fans on the Friday pit walk.
Lights aglow on the No 22 Ferrari 488 GT3 of team Rinaldi that featured SA driver David Perel.
Spectator entertainment included this daredevil stunt pilot who wowed the crowds with his low-flying antics.
The Porsche 911 GT3 R of Frikadelli Racing through the famous Sunset corner at sunset during Friday practice.
The No 36 BMW M6 GT3 with the Joburg skyline in the background. The team fielded two local drivers, Michael van Rooyen and Gennaro Bonafede, and claimed a podium spot on Saturday night.
Team Perfect Circle Porsche at full flight during the Friday night practice session (Image David Marchio)