Driver Database logo

This site uses cookies. Our cookies are friendly and don't collect personal information but helps to improve the user experience. Read more here. Continued use of this site indicates that you accept this policy. This message will only be shown once.

Helmet of Sarel van der Merwe

Flag of South Africa Sarel van der Merwe

nationality South African age 72 years old born December 5, 1946 hometown Port Elizabeth

Racing highlights

20011stRenault Sport Clio Elf International Cup

Racing career summary

Races entered115
Wins4
Podiums18
Pole positions13
Fastest laps7
Race win percentage3.5%
Podium percentage15.7%

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.

2017Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1996Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing20 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing14 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing16 races0 wins4 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
1986Racing14 races2 wins3 podiums7 pole position3 fastest race laps
1985Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1984Racing16 races2 wins4 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1983Racing7 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Sarel van der Merwe

2017 24H Series - SP3-GT4

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Africa Le Mans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ginetta G55 GT4
Click to show race results for 24H Series - SP3-GT4 2017.

2017 24H Touring Car Endurance Series - SP3-GT4

PositionPointsTeam
16Team Africa Le Mans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ginetta G55 GT43700cc
Click to show race results for 24H Touring Car Endurance Series - SP3-GT4 2017.

2015 Africa Endurance Series 6 Hour

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Team Africa Le Mans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pilbeam LMP-100

2001 Renault Sport Clio Elf International Cup

PositionPointsTeam
1st285
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1996 South African Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th2National Vehicle Leasing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 318is

1995 South African Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th16Sasol Ford Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mondeo Ghia

1990 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
78th91
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1990 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche Kremer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962CK6

1990 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
21st0Porsche Kremer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962 CK6

1990 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
26th20Bruce Leven Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1989 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1989 SAT 1 Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
0Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1989 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
34th15Bayside Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
90th2Porsche AG, Trust Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
48th1Trust Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C GTi

1988 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd42Bayside - Leven Motorsport, Hendrick Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962
Chevrolet Corvette GTP

1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1987 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th77Hendrick Motorsport, Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150443
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette GTP
Porsche 962

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th81Hendrick Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
132373
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette GTP

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche Kremer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th14Porsche-Kremer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Kreepy Krauly Racing, Hendricks Motorsport, Leon Bros Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84G (Porsche)
Chevrolet Corvette GTP
March 85G (Buick)

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th22Fitzpatrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th105Kreepy Krauly Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 83G (Porsche)
March 84G (Porsche)

1983 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
46th6Fitzpatrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1983 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th39Momo Corse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935L
March 83G (Porsche)


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Sarel van der Merwe over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

© DriverDB AB