SARDA 2018 On-Road Electric National Championship

Kotze and De Gouveia retain their SA Titles

The 2018 season of the South African On-Road Electric National Championship is complete and Hein Kotze (Awesomatix) (TC Mod) and Pedro de Gouveia (Xray) (F1) managed to retain their national titles.

Touring Modified

Hein Kotze managed to retain his title with ease.

The top 10 for Touring Modified for 2018:

  1. Hein Kotze (Awesomatix) – Champion
  2. Conrad Liebenberg (Capricorn) – Vice Champion
  3. Shaun Schutte (Xray)
  4. Anderton Smith (Awesomatix)
  5. Jacques Liebenberg (Capricorn)
  6. Deon Gove (Xray)
  7. Jason Hillcoat (Awesomatix)
  8. Miguel Haasbroek (Xray)
  9. Willie du Plooy (Xray)
  10. Rowan Bower (Associated)

Pro-Stock (13.5T)

Only one point separated the top two drivers at the end of the season. It was Kevin Hattingh (Xray) who managed to take the title with Gunther Cornelius (Awesomatix) managing the vice-champion.

The top 10 for Pro-Stock (13.5T) for 2018:

  1. Kevin Hattingh (Xray) – Champion
  2. Gunther Cornelius (Awesomatix) – Vice Champion
  3. Jonathan Wilken (WRC)
  4. Hennie Viljoen (VBC Racing)
  5. Jean Wessels (Associated)
  6. Amanda Barnard (Xray)
  7. Fanie Viljoen Snr (Infinity)
  8. Johan Wilters (HPI)
  9. Retief Voster (Infinity)
  10. Anthony Smith (Awesomatix)

Formula 1 (21.5 blinky)

Pedro de Gouviea had a great season and dominated with consistent pace to retain his title for the 3rd year in a row.

The top 10 for F1 for 2018:

  1. Pedro de Gouveia (Xray) – Champion
  2. Brett Ross (Xray) – Vice Champion
  3. Jannie Hattingh (Xray)
  4. Tyronne Wilken (Xray)
  5. Tyron Vavatzanidis (Xray)
  6. Jonathan Wilken (WRC)
  7. Jared Rabe (Yokomo)
  8. Pieter Swemmer (Associated)
  9. Wayde Solomon (Xray)
  10. Michael Rabe (Yokomo)

13.5T FWD Touring

2018 was again a mix between youth and experience in with youngster Tyron Vavatzanidis and Sarel Pretorius joining the ailing class. Paul van der Westhuizen managed to do one better than his 2017 vice champion position by winning the 2018 championship.

The top 5 for 13.5T FWD Touring for 2018:

  1. Paul van der Westhuizen (VBC Racing) – Champion
  2. Sarel Pretorius (MTS) – Vice Champion
  3. Andre Marais (VBC Racing)
  4. Charles Hudson (VBC racing)
  5. Tyron Vavatzanidis (VBC Racing)