Posts by Johan Gouws

Jaco Schriks dominates at Zwartkops

Waking on race morning, to steady rain, the first reaction was oh no, how can this happen twice in a row! It did however work out exactly opposite. At the November race meeting, it was dry for qualifying and then rained all day, while this time around, it was wet for qualifying and despite ominous…

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Wet Zwartkops splits men from boys in Formula Vee finale

The Hankook Formula Vee finale took place at the Zwartkops racetrack on 25 November. Qualifying was dry and championship leader Jaco Schriks (Cubed Coatings /Bean Child Coffee’s Rhema 2) made his intentions clear as he qualified on pole from Siyabonga Mankonkwana (Cervinia Investments Rhema 2), Ross Rugheimer (Rhema 2), Peter Hills (LubeFusion Rhema 2) and…

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Formula Vee Thrills Large Kyalami Crowd

The first Hankook Formula Vee race, since the major upgrade of the Kyalami circuit, produced two thrilling action-packed races. Pole position went to Siyabonga Mankonkwana (Cervinia Investments Rhema 2), ahead of Ross Rugheimer (Rhema 2), Jaco Schriks (Cubed Coatings /Bean Child Coffee’s Rhema 2), reigning Champion Gert Van Den Berg (BP Nantes Motors Rhema 2),…

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Round 5 Preview – Can the South close the gap to the North

Jaco Schriks went on to win race 1 despite relentless pressure from Peter Hills

The Fifth Round of the 2017 SA National Formula Vee Championship, takes place on 9 September at Killarney Racetrack in Capetown. This is the return visit from a very successful race meeting held in 2016.   The race is an opportunity for the ever growing Southern Regions Championship contenders to learn from the national competitors.…

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