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Close racing the order of the day at Phakisa

The third round of the South African National Formula Vee Championship took place at Phakisa Freeway outside Welkom in the Freestate. In the last couple of years, Phakisa has hosted some of the most bunched up races. This race would prove no different, with the top four in the overall classification being split by just…

Gert van den Berg takes both races at Killarney

The second round of the South African National Formula Vee Championship took place with Table Mountain in the background. Killarney is renowned as being slipstream city and would once again deliver on this promise! On Friday it looked like Jaco Schriks (Bean Child Coffee/Cubed Coatings Rhema 2) was going to continue his unbeaten form. Lendl…

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…

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…

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 6 – Midvaal Formula Vee scorcher

On Saturday 14 October, Midvaal hosted the sixth round of the 2017 SA National Formula Vee Championship. The little 1400cc single seaters put on the closest racing of the day and lapped the Midvaal circuit in the fastest lap times of the day at 1min11,445seconds. The last time the Championship Midvaal was in 2015 and…