Hankook Formula Vee Round 6 – 24th September 2016 – Killarney Raceway – Race Report

…by Kevin Jenkins
Most of the regular Hankook SA National Formula Vee Championship competitors, headed to the Killarney Circuit, in Cape Town, for the much anticipated sixth round, of the 2016 SA National Championship season. The regular National competitors were exited, as they would be meeting and racing against the new Southern Regions competitors, for the first time. Southern Regions, where a massive revival of interest in Formula Vee racing, has taken place over the last year or so, put […]

October 5th, 2016|Race Reviews|

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 […]

August 12th, 2016|Race Reviews|

Hankook Formula Vee Round 4 – 16 June 2016 – Zwartkops Raceway – Race Report

A Dominant Performance From Van Den Berg

The 4th Round of the 2016 Hankook SA National Formula Vee Championship, produced more than it’s fair share of drama. Peter Hills (Lubfusion Rhema 2), came into the event as log leader but picked up a problem during qualifying. The car was still in pieces, shortly before the start of the first heat and Hills would end up racing Geoff Tugwell’s Solar Utility V Max, for the rest of the day. Jaco Schriks […]

July 9th, 2016|Race Reviews|

Hankook Formula Vee Round 3 – 21 May 2016 – Zwartkops Raceway – Race Report

The Hankook Formula Vee Series took to the Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria for the third round of the 2016 season on Saturday 21 May. Qualifying couldn’t have been closer with the top eight all within the same second of each other. Peter Hills (Rhema 2) claimed pole position by 0.059 of a second ahead of Symm Grobler (Rhema).
Jaco Schriks (Rhema 2) would start from the second row with series rookie Lendl Jansen (Rhema 2) putting in an impressive performance to line up alongside his more experienced opponent. Series stalwart Anthony Taylor (Rhema) would start from fifth position with Greg Wilson (Forza) rounding out the top six.
Conditions for the first race were less than ideal with numerous oil spills in the preceding events making the track surface less than ideal to race on.
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May 23rd, 2016|Race Reviews|