Sarel van der Merwe was seen in action in a American "Late Model" V8 monster on Tygerberg Raceway close to the N1 just outside of Cape Town on Saturday, 17 November 2012.

Short Biography of Sarel van der Merwe:

    • 11 times SA raly champion
    • 6 times SA race champion
    • Winer of the 24 hours Daytone Race in 1984
    • 7 times Le Mans participant
    • Springbok clothes for Motorsport 1975 and 1994
    • Protea clothes for Motorsport in 1997
    • He received 3 state president awards for Motorsprot in 1977, 1980 and 1983
    • Transcaal en EP Motorsport clothes.
    • He was the 1st Motor Sportsman to receive the Motorsport Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award from Motorsport SA in 2001
    • Sarel haas been busy with the Spirit of Africa 4x4 competition for the last 8 years.
    • Sarel has published his book in 2012 - Supervan and I.


Only a few of the many cars which provided loads of entertainment. Interesting stories directly from Sarel about the cars, tracks and racers in Sarel's book SuperVan & I.

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