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 Gert Van Den Berg (BP Nantes Motors Rhema 2). As the cars came off the track, the rain started coming down and this was […]

December 5th, 2017|Race Reviews|

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), Peter Hills (LubeFusion Rhema 2) and Lushen Ramchander (TRA Forza), the six of them qualifying within one second of one another.

Positions at the […]

November 9th, 2017|Race Reviews|

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 it was raced clockwise. Now it was run anti-clockwise.

During qualifying, Siyabonga Mankonkwana (Cervinia Investments Rhema 2) was the man to beat. Mankonkwana spent a lot […]

October 26th, 2017|Race Reviews|

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 Friday’s open practise sessions, Lushen Ramchander (Miami Products and Services Forza), was quick out of the blocks and led all of the sessions, on Friday! […]

September 18th, 2017|Race Reviews|