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My first lap -on the Nordschleife- in the passenger seat next to Dirk Schoysman was terrifying, to be honest. ...Two days later, having experienced over a dozen laps next to the international-class driver, I began to appreciate the addictive nature of the circuit. ...Schoysman's technique is perfectly suited to the undulating nature of the track.

(Stuart Johnston, Riding the Rollercoaster, Drive/South Africa, June 1998)


Racer and Skyline GTR development driver Dirk Schoysman was also a master in the Legend which, combined with a blinding lap in the M5, gave him second place in our championship. -Sideways Challenge-

Colin Goodwin, Opposite Locksmiths, Autocar/GB, 18 August 1999)


Beautifully smooth with lots of finesse. Deals with puddle-induced understeer with ease. One of the best in the Legends, smooth with lots of drift. Excellent. -Sideways Challenge-

(Colin Goodwin, Opposite Locksmiths, Autocar/GB, 18 August 1999)


Schoysman seems impossibly fast, but knows both Nürburgring and Skyline like few others.
(Stephen Sutcliffe, Great Drivers start here, Autocar/GB, 14 August 1996)


Schoysman changes down into third for what looks to me like a second gear, downhill right hander, releases the brakes at a still implausibly huge speed and simultaneously flicks the Skyline into one of the longest and most lurid power slides I've ever witnessed.

(Stephen Sutcliffe, Great Drivers start here, Autocar/GB, 14 August 1996


After a few warm-up laps... Dirk fancies a go in the Nissan 200 SX. The track surface is still slick, but despite Dirk's unfamiliarity with the car he's soon slicing through the early twisting sections with effortless but obvious place. Having driven a few ham-fisted laps myself, Dirk's instant speed has already got me gripping the seat squab tightly. Where I had braked and changed down a gear, Dirk stays hard on the gas, getting the 200 up on tiptoes with annoying ease.

(Richard Meaden, Learning Curves, Performance Car/GB, March 1998)


As we power our way further into the lap it's amazing watching Dirk's economy of movement. Once turned-in, our course rarely alters, and when the Nissan 200 SX starts to slide, Dirk's steady hands have already caught it.

(Richard Meaden, Learning Curves, Performance Car/GB, March 1996)

 
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