Formula Volkswagen South Africa Championship

The Formula Volkswagen South Africa Championship was an open wheel racing series run by Volkswagen and based in South Africa. The cars are the fastest race series in the country. The inaugural season was in 2008.[1] The most famous drivers to have competed in this series include Gavin Cronje, Maxime Soulet, Wesleigh Orr, Cristiano Morgado and Simon Moss. Tasmin Pepper, a leading South African female driver has been a regular competitor in 2009 and 2010.

Formula Volkswagen South Africa Championship
CategorySingle seaters
CountrySouth Africa South Africa
Inaugural season2008
Folded[[:Category:2013[citation needed] in motorsport|2013[citation needed]]]
Last Drivers' championSouth Africa Robert Wolk
Last Teams' championSouth Africa Racing Factors

In 2010, the series has suffered from reduced numbers of competitors, with grids often totaling less than 15 drivers. New 6 speed gearboxes are anticipated for the 2011 season.

ChampionsEdit

Season Champion Team Champion
2008   Gavin Cronje   Morgado Racing
2009   Jayde Kruger   Racing Factors
2010   Simon Moss   Bravo Racing
2011   Jayde Kruger   Racing Factors
2012   Jayde Kruger
2013   Robert Wolk[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Formula Volkswagen South Africa statistics (2008 - )". Driver Database. Archived from the original on 2009-11-20. Retrieved 2010-01-19.
  2. ^ http://www.wheels24.co.za/Motorsport/2013-Formula-VW-champ-crowned-20130902

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