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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…

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…

Round 5 – Schriks Dominates

The Fifth Round of the 2017 SA National Formula Vee Championship, took place at Killarney in Cape Town. This was the return visit, after a very successful race meeting, held in 2016. With the Southern Region Formula Vee drivers, working hard to close the gap to the National boys, close intense racing, was expected. During…

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

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

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.…

2017 Hankook SA National Formula Vee Championship – Round 4

The fourth round, of the 2017 Hankook SA National Formula Vee Championship, produced the customary close races at the cold Phakisa Freeway near Welkom. Pole Position went to the rookie, Siyabonga Mankonkwana (Cervinia Investments Pty Ltd Rhema 2) who grabbed pole by 0,7s ahead of three times SA National Formula Vee Champion Peter Hills (Lubefusion…