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Helmet of Alan van der Merwe

Flag of South Africa Alan van der Merwe

nationality South African age 42 years old born January 31, 1980 hometown Johannesburg

Racing highlights

20031stBritish Formula 3 Championship
20011stFormula Ford Festival
20013rdSlick 50 Formula Ford Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered109
Wins11
Podiums27
Pole positions6
Fastest laps6
Race win percentage10.1%
Podium percentage24.8%

Karting highlights

19983rdDutch championship ICA

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2009Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing25 races9 wins15 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
2002Racing31 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing20 races1 win10 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2000Racing15 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1999Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1998KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Alan van der Merwe

2008-09 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
14th19South Africa
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferraru A1 08FerrariMichelin
Click to show race results for A1GP 2008-09.

2008 Le Mans Series - LMGT2

PositionPointsTeam
26th2James Watt Automotive
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin Vantage
Click to show race results for Le Mans Series - LMGT2 2008.

2006-07 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
14th24Team South Africa
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52ZytekCooper
Click to show race results for A1GP 2006-07.

2005 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0BAR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2004 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th2Super Nova Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B2/50Zytek 3.0Avon
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 3000 International Championship 2004.

2004 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0BAR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2003 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Carlin Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 2003.

2003 British Formula 3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st308Carlin Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2491544
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F303 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for British Formula 3 Championship 2003.

2002 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
0Carlin Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 2002.

2002 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
8th98Carlin Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
261100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Britain 2002.

2002 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
0Carlin Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 2002.

2002 Formula 3 Korea Super Prix

PositionPointsTeam
20th0Carlin Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Korea Super Prix 2002.

2002 Formula 3 European Cup

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Carlin Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 European Cup 2002.

2002 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
119th6Bell Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E46 M3 GTR5.0L V8 NADunlop

2001 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Haywood Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ01

2001 Slick 50 Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd225Haywood Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130620
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2001 Avon Tyres Formula Ford Eurotour - Class 1

PositionPointsTeam
6th25Haywood Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ01

2001 Formula Ford Festival - Heats/Semi

PositionPointsTeam
0Haywood Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ01

2000 Formula Ford Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
11th25Haywood Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ00
Click to show race results for Formula Ford Great Britain 2000.

2000 Formula Ford Festival - Heats/Semi

PositionPointsTeam
0Haywood Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ00

1999 Formula Ford Zetec BRDC

PositionPointsTeam
0Fred Goddard Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1999 Formula Ford Slick 50 British Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1998 Dutch championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Slikker Racing
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