Hankook Formula Vee Round 5 – 9th August 2016 – Zwartkops Raceway – Race Report

As South Africa celebrated Woman’s Day the Hankook Formula Vee family took to the Zwartkops Raceway track in true racing style to celebrate the day with their families. However, it was as if there was new vigor and excitement on the day as the first race saw a proper photo finish!

Jaco Schriks took the win just ahead of Symm Grobler and Peter Hills coming in a very close third. But that, after a mad dash for the line, to pip Anthony Taylor by 0.094 of a second! All four also crossed the line within 0.4 of a second! The fastest lap went to 5th placed Lendl Jansen at 01:09.841.

As if the message was not clear enough in the first race the front runners once again ensured for the tightest of finishes ever. This time round Symm Grobler took the win ahead of Peter Hills and Jaco Schriks coming third at 0.144 of a second in front of Anthony Taylor. Gert Van Den Berg had to fight off Lushen Ramchander and took 5th place but 0.018 of a second ahead of him!

The fastest lap this time round went to 6th placed Lushen Ramchander at 01:10.359.

Overall results for the day saw Symm Grobler taking first with Jaco Schriks in second and Peter Hills a very well deserved third.

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