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Helmet of Matthew Merton

Flag of South Africa Matthew Merton

nationality South African born 1985

Racing highlights

20111stSouth African National Midas Formula 1600
20102ndMidas Formula Ford - Duratec
20092ndFormula Ford South Africa - Zetec

Racing career summary

Races entered107
Wins5
Podiums34
Pole positions2
Fastest laps3
Race win percentage4.7%
Podium percentage31.8%

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.

2014Racing16 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing21 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing19 races2 wins7 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2009Racing16 races3 wins15 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2008Racing18 races0 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing15 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Matthew Merton

2014 Formula Volkswagen South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
5th58
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Volkswagen South Africa 2014.

2013 Formula Volkswagen South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
9th18
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2012 Formula Volkswagen South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
21st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard Formula Volkswagen (Volkswagen 16V FSI)

2011 Formula Ford Festival - Duratec - Pre finals

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ11

2011 Formula Ford Festival - Duratec class

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ11
Click to show race results for Formula Ford Festival - Duratec class 2011.

2011 South African National Midas Formula 1600

PositionPointsTeam
1st146
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
18????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2010 Midas Formula Ford - Duratec

PositionPointsTeam
2nd59Racing Factors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
192711
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ03
Click to show race results for Midas Formula Ford - Duratec 2010.

2009 Formula Ford South Africa - Zetec

PositionPointsTeam
2nd116Racing Factors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1631512
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale SJ03
Click to show race results for Formula Ford South Africa - Zetec 2009.

2008 South African Protour InvestChem Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th77
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180600
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for South African Protour InvestChem Formula Ford Championship 2008.

2007 South African Protour InvestChem Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th45
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2006 Formula Ford South Africa - Zetec

PositionPointsTeam
6th45
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Matthew Merton over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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