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Flag of South Africa Sheldon van der Linde

nationality South African age 23 years old born May 13, 1999 hometown Johannesburg

Racing highlights

20212ndADAC Total 24 hours of Nürburgring - SP9 Pro class
20203rdADAC Total 24 hours of Nürburgring - SP9 Pro class
20182ndADAC GT Masters
20183rdTotal 24 Hours of Spa - Pro Class
20173rdADAC TCR Germany
20151stVolkswagen Cup South Africa
20141stSouth Africa Engen Polo Cup National Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered167
Wins16
Podiums40
Pole positions14
Fastest laps18
Race win percentage9.6%
Podium percentage24%

Esports career summary

(work in progress)

Races entered16
Wins0
Podiums2
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage0%
Podium percentage12.5%

Karting highlights

20101stSouth African National Rotax Max Challenge Karting Championship - Mini Max
20081stSouth African National Rotax Max Challenge Karting Championship - GP Junior

Driver relations

Brother of Kelvin van der Linde. Nephew of Etienne van der Linde.

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Sheldon van der Linde.

Sheldon van der Linde vs. Agustín Canapino | Sheldon van der Linde vs. Kelvin van der Linde

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.

2022Racing11 races2 wins2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2021Racing21 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2020Racing25 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2020Esports16 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2019Racing22 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2018Racing40 races2 wins8 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2017Racing19 races3 wins7 podiums0 pole position3 fastest race laps
2016Racing14 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
2015Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
2014Racing15 races4 wins12 podiums7 pole position8 fastest race laps
2010KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2008KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Sheldon van der Linde

2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD Pro class

PositionPointsTeam
31st238BMW M Team RLL
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 GT3BMW 3.0 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD Pro class 2022.

2022 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
2nd80Schubert Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 GT3BMW 3.0 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for DTM 2022.

2022 ADAC TotalEnergies 24h Nürburgring - SP9

PositionPointsTeam
0Rowe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 GT3BMW 3.0 turbo
Click to show race results for ADAC TotalEnergies 24h Nürburgring - SP9 2022.

2021 Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup Powered by AWS - Pro Cup

PositionPointsTeam
28th4Walkenhorst Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3BMW 4.4 turboPirelli
Click to show race results for Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup Powered by AWS - Pro Cup 2021.

2021 ADAC Total 24 hours of Nürburgring - SP9 Pro class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Rowe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3BMW 4.4 turbo
Click to show race results for ADAC Total 24 hours of Nürburgring - SP9 Pro class 2021.

2021 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters

PositionPointsTeam
11th55Rowe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3BMW 4.4 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters 2021.

2021 Intercontinental GT Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
0Walkenhorst Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3BMW 4.4 turboPirelli
Click to show race results for Intercontinental GT Challenge 2021.

2020 Real Racers Never Quit by Team Redline

PositionPointsTeam
7th407
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2020 DTM Esports Classic Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2020 Nürburgring Langstrecken Serie - VLN Specials SP9 Pro GT3 FIA class

PositionPointsTeam
14th22.65BMW Team Schnitzer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3BMW 4.4 turbo
Click to show race results for Nürburgring Langstrecken Serie - VLN Specials SP9 Pro GT3 FIA class 2020.

2020 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
6th108BMW Team RBM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 Turbo DTMBMW 2.0 turboHankook
Click to show race results for DTM 2020.

2020 DTM Esports Championship powered by Mediamarkt

PositionPointsTeam
0#1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2020 ADAC Total 24 hours of Nürburgring - SP9 Pro class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0BMW Team Schnitzer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3BMW 4.4 turbo
Click to show race results for ADAC Total 24 hours of Nürburgring - SP9 Pro class 2020.

2020 ADAC GT Masters

PositionPointsTeam
39th6Schubert Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pirelli
Click to show race results for ADAC GT Masters 2020.

2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
0Walkenhorst Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3BMW 4.4 turboPirelli
Click to show race results for Intercontinental GT Challenge 2020.

2019 DTM

PositionPointsTeam
13th42BMW Team RBM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M4 DTMBMW 2.0 turboHankook
Click to show race results for DTM 2019.

2019 VLN Langstrecken Meisterschaft Nürburgring - SP9 Pro

PositionPointsTeam
29th10.53BMW Team Schnitzer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3
Click to show race results for VLN Langstrecken Meisterschaft Nürburgring - SP9 Pro 2019.

2019 ADAC TOTAL 24h Nürburgring Race - SP9

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW Team Schnitzer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3
Click to show race results for ADAC TOTAL 24h Nürburgring Race - SP9 2019.

2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
32nd6BMW Team Schnitzer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3BMW 4.4 turboPirelli
Click to show race results for Intercontinental GT Challenge 2019.

2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTD

PositionPointsTeam
22nd96Montaplast by Land-Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS GT3Audi 5.2Continental
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - GTD 2018.

2018 VLN Langstrecken Meisterschaft Nürburgring - SP9 Pro

PositionPointsTeam
8th16.58Audi Sport Team Land
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS
Click to show race results for VLN Langstrecken Meisterschaft Nürburgring - SP9 Pro 2018.

2018 ADAC GT Masters

PositionPointsTeam
2nd136Montaplast by Land-Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142600
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for ADAC GT Masters 2018.

2018 ADAC Zurich 24h Nürburgring Race - SP9 Class

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Audi Sport Team Land
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS
Click to show race results for ADAC Zurich 24h Nürburgring Race - SP9 Class 2018.

2018 Blancpain GT Series - Sprint Cup Pro

PositionPointsTeam
21st6.5Belgian Audi Club Team WRT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series - Sprint Cup Pro 2018.

2018 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup - Pro

PositionPointsTeam
10th34Belgian Audi Club Team WRT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup - Pro 2018.

2018 Total 24 Hours of Spa - Pro Class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Montaplast by Land-Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMSAudi 5.2
Click to show race results for Total 24 Hours of Spa - Pro Class 2018.

2018 Suzuka 10 Hours - Pro class

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Audi Sport Team WRT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMSAudi 5.2
Click to show race results for Suzuka 10 Hours - Pro class 2018.

2018 Intercontinental GT Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
18th12Audi Sport Team WRT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMSAudi 5.2Pirelli
Click to show race results for Intercontinental GT Challenge 2018.

2018 VLN Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
338th16.58Audi Sport Team Land
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS

2017 ADAC TCR Germany

PositionPointsTeam
3rd315PROsport Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
131402
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi RS3 LMSHankook
Click to show race results for ADAC TCR Germany 2017.

2017 TCR BeNeLux Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th105Cometoyou Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi RS3 LMS TCR
Click to show race results for TCR BeNeLux Touring Car Championship 2017.

2017 ADAC GT Masters

PositionPointsTeam
27th20Aust Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS
Click to show race results for ADAC GT Masters 2017.

2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - GTD

PositionPointsTeam
52nd36Montaplast by Land-Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS GT3
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - GTD 2017.

2016 Audi Sport TT Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th231
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
143633
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi TT cupAudi TFSI 310 hpHankook
Click to show race results for Audi Sport TT Cup 2016.

2015 Volkswagen Cup South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Signature Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Volkswagen Polo2.0LDunlop

2014 South Africa Engen Polo Cup National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st345Ferodo Junior Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1441278
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Volkswagen Polo

2014 African 6 Hour

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Ferodo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
VW Golf

2010 South African National Rotax Max Challenge Karting Championship - Mini Max

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
KartEngineTyres
Birel (Rotax)

2008 South African National Rotax Max Challenge Karting Championship - GP Junior

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

2008 ROK Cup International Final - Mini ROK

PositionPointsTeam
17th0


DriverDB Rating graph

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

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