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van der Merwe
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24H Series - SP3

Driver Information

nationality
South African
age
77
birthday
5 Dec 1946
hometown
Port Elizabeth
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Driver Information

nationality
South African
age
77
birthday
5 Dec 1946
hometown
Port Elizabeth
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ginetta G55 GT4
3700cc
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2017
Team Africa Le Mans
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ginetta G55 GT4
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2015
Team Africa Le Mans
0
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pilbeam LMP-100
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
285
year
series
team
points
position
1996
National Vehicle Leasing
2
12th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 318is
6
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
1995
Sasol Ford Motorsport
16
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mondeo Ghia
20
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
20
0
1
0
0
16
year
series
team
points
position
1990
Bruce Leven Racing
20
26th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
2
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
0
0
20
year
series
team
points
position
1990
Porsche Kremer Racing
0
21st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962 CK6
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962CK6
Porsche 3.0 turbo
Yokohama
5
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1990
Hendrick Motorsports
91
78th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
91
year
series
team
points
position
1989
Bayside Motorsports
15
34th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
1989
Brun Motorsport
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1989
Brun Motorsport
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Hendrick Motorsports
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Bayside - Leven Motorsport, Hendrick Motorsport
42
22nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962
Chevrolet Corvette GTP
12
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
0
1
0
0
42
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C GTi
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Porsche AG, Trust Engineering
2
88th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
Porsche 3.0 turbo
Dunlop
Porsche 962C GTi
Porsche 3.0 turbo
Dunlop
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Hendrick Motorsport, Joest Racing
77
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette GTP
Porsche 962
15
0
4
4
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
4
4
3
77
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
Porsche 2.8 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1986
Porsche Kremer Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 962C
Porsche 2.6 turbo
Yokohama
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1986
Hendrick Motorsports
81
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette GTP
13
2
3
7
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
2
3
7
3
81
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Kreepy Krauly Racing, Hendricks Motorsport, Leon Bros Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 84G (Porsche)
Chevrolet Corvette GTP
March 85G (Buick)
4
0
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Porsche-Kremer Racing
14
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956B
Porsche 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
14
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Kreepy Krauly Racing
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 83G
Porsche
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Kreepy Krauly Racing
105
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 83G (Porsche)
March 84G (Porsche)
14
2
3
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
2
3
1
1
105
year
series
team
points
position
1984
John Fitzpatrick Racing, Kremer-Porsche Racing
22
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956B
Porsche 2.6 turbo
Yokohama
Porsche 956
Porsche 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
2
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
0
0
22
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Momo Corse
39
18th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935L
March 83G (Porsche)
6
0
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
3
0
0
39
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 956
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
6
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Datsun 1200 GX
Datsun 1.2
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
2017
Racing
2
0
1
0
0
2015
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
2001
Racing
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1996
Racing
6
0
0
0
0
1995
Racing
20
0
1
0
0
1990
Racing
9
0
1
0
0
1989
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1988
Racing
14
0
1
0
0
1987
Racing
16
0
4
4
3
1986
Racing
14
2
3
7
3
1985
Racing
7
0
0
1
0
1984
Racing
17
3
5
1
1
1983
Racing
7
0
3
0
0
1974
Racing
0
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
2001
Renault Sport Clio Elf International Cup
1st
1984
24 Hours of Daytona
1st

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