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|

2016 Round 2 Race Report – Hankook Formula Vee, Phakisa

The second race meeting of the year saw us all at Phakisa Raceway, Welkom in the Freestate. Qualifying again proved to be really tight, with Gert Van Den Berg on Pole, followed by Peter Hills (Lube Fusion Rhema 2), and then the standout qualifying performance of Luschen Ramchander (Miami Products Forza).

Unfortunately young Liam Pienaar missed the apex on the second sweep due to the 7am rising sun, ran wide and rolled his car on the exit. A big shunt […]

May 9th, 2016|Race Reviews|