When it comes to motorsports in South Africa, we are spoilt for choice!
Whether you partake or spectate, there is something for everyone! Here are some locals that shine in their relevant categories!
SHERIDAN MORAIS – SUPERBIKE RACING
Is a motorcycle racer from South Africa. He has competed in the Superbike World Championship, the Supersport World Championship, the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup and the Endurance FIM World Championship. He currently competes in the Asia Road Race SS600 Championship, aboard a Yamaha YZF-R6
GHC RACING DRIFT OUTLAWS – DRIFT RACING
Their designated driver is Juan Stemmet, they are the first South Africans to participate in the FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup at the Tsukuba Circuit outside Tokyo
TYLA RATTRAY – MOTOCROSS RACING
Is a South African professional motocross racer, he competed in the Motocross World Championships from 1999 to 2008 and, in the AMA Motocross Championships from 2009 to 2013. Rattray is notable for winning the FIM MX2 world championship in 2008.
ARNOLD NEVELING – KART RACING
Arnold is one of South Africa’s leading Kart racers and premier DD2 gearbox class champion!
JULIAN VAN DER WATT – FORMULA 1600
In 2015 Julian Stepped up into single-seaters for the first time, Julian came 2nd in the South Africa Formula 1600 Championship in his Rookie Season. In 2016 In his second season, Julian placed 2nd in the South African Formula 1600 Championship while winning the DD2 Karting Championship. In 2017 Julian won the 2017 South African Formula 1600 Championship, taking 13 out of 14 wins on his way to the title.
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Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheridan_Morais | https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/motoring/first-sa-team-to-compete-in-international-drifting-competition-land-in-japan-38073599 | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyla_Rattray | https://www.driverdb.com/drivers/arnold-neveling/ | https://julianvanderwatt.com/achievements/