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List of notable or famous racecar drivers from South Africa, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in South Africa and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to South Africa. If you're trying to find out the names of famous South African racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from South Africa is included when available.

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This historic racecar drivers from South Africa list can help answer the questions "Who are some South African racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from South Africa?" These prominent racecar drivers of South Africa may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected South African racecar drivers.

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Adrian Zaugg is a South African race car driver. ...more

Age: 30

Birthplace: Singapore

Profession: Race car driver

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Alan van der Merwe is a South African race car driver. He won the 2001 Formula Ford Festival, he was the 2003 British Formula Three Champion and ran for Super Nova Racing in Formula 3000 in 2004. His money ran out mid-season and he became contracted as a part-time tester for BAR-Honda. In 2005 and ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Profession: Race car driver

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Basil van Rooyen is a former racing driver from South Africa. He participated in two Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 1 January 1968. He retired from both, scoring no championship points. He currently resides in St Ives, Sydney. Van Rooyen later raced in saloons and Formula ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Krugersdorp, South Africa

Profession: Race car driver

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AmbraĆ¼sus "Brausch" Niemann is a former racing driver from South Africa. He participated in 2 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix in 1963 and 1965, both in his home country, driving a privately entered Lotus. He managed to qualify for the first of these, finishing 14th and scoring no ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

Profession: Race car driver

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