South African Formula Vee 40th Anniversary A Race of Champions The Formula Vee 40th Anniversary race, to be run at the Altech GP Masters and Altech F1X2 race meeting, at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on the ...
South African Formula Vee 40th Anniversary
A Race of Champions
The Formula Vee 40th Anniversary race, to be run at the Altech GP Masters and Altech F1X2 race meeting, at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on the 12th and 13th November 2005, will be a real Race of Champions. The forty four car field, includes nine Formula Vee Champions, with no less than thirteen Championships to their credit. Representing South Africa, will be the 1978, 1984 and 1996 South African National Formula Vee Champion, Gawie Gouws, in the No111 Mantis Vee, the 1997 and 1998 National Champion, Anthony Taylor, in the No77 Rigidek Rhema 2, the 1999 National Champion, Peter Hills, in the No5 Vacuform Rhema 2, the 2000 title holder, Dennis Johns, in the No7 Rhema 2, the 2004 National Champion, Symm Grobler, in the No1 Auto Mecca Rhema 2 and the newly crowned 2005 South African National Formula Vee Champion, Alan Holm, in the No2 JBS Lasersprint Rhema 2. In addition to this impressive list, of current and ex South African Formula Vee Champions, the field also includes the 1991 German Formula Vee Champion, Reiner Badura from Wilhemshaven, the 1995 British Formula Vee Champion, Andres Serrano and the 1997 and 2003 German Champion, Joachim Lutz from Ulm who will be sharing the No1 Auto Mecca Rhema.
Up against this elite group of Champions, will be a host of other talented South African and overseas Formula Vee competitors, including the current crop of teenage Karting graduates, Andre Van Der Merwe, No72 Acc Airconditioning Rhema 2, Kyle Bennett, No16 Tata Rhema, Trevor Bland, No14 AC DC Dynamics Rhema and Laurent Calkoen, No66 Autoquip Mail & Guardian Vision. Where overseas drivers are sharing cars, with South African drivers, the overseas drivers will race the cars in the Saturday race, while the local competitors will be behind the wheel of their cars, for the Sunday race. These overseas drivers, include Manfred Benninger, from Ulm, Dirk Schubert, from K