At 15, Sheldon is a year younger than his brother Kelvin was, when Kelvin won the title in this series two years ago – and is also the youngest national saloon car racing champion in South African history.
The 2014 National Bridgestone Production Car Championship also came to a conclusion at Zwartkops Raceway with great racing in Class A between the three teams, which included the Engen Xtreme Audi S4 quattros, Alcohol Killer BMW M Performance Parts 335i’s and the Audi Sasol Racing team.
Johan Fourie wrapped up his third Class A Bridgestone Production Car Championship and ADF Motorsport’s second title in the premier division of national production car racing, with a champion performance in his 335i in the first race of the day. Gennaro Bonafede took victory in the second race of the day and cemented Audi’s manufacturer title for the season.
In the Class T battle, Michael van Rooyen took his Williams Hunt Chevrolet to a victory in Race One with Gary Formato in second in the Ford Racing Focus ST, while Lee Thompson moved up to third in the Castrol MINI. In Race Two, Formato managed to stay in from a charging Charl Smalberger in his Tyremart Golf GTI with Van Rooyen claiming third position in the end.
Class A overall points:
1.) Johan Fourie (Alcohol Killer BMW 335i) 210
2.) Michael Stephen (Engen Xtreme Audi S4) 190
3.) Gennaro Bonafede (Sasolracing Audi S4) 151
Class T overall points:
1.) Graeme Nathan (VW Genuine Parts Golf GTI) 202
2.) Gary Formato (Ford Racing Focus ST) 172
3.) Michael van Rooyen (Williams Hunt Chevrolet Cruze) 140.