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Van der Watt

Julian Van der Watt

#80 Team Pelfrey

 

Birthdate: May 20, 1997
Hometown: Pretoria, South Africa
Residence: Cape Town, South Africa
Website: RaceDriverSA.com
Twitter: @Jvanderwatt42
Instagram: @julianvanderwatt_official
Facebook: Julian Van der Watt Official
Team Website: PelfreyPower.com

 

Sponsors:

 

Race Driver SA / Crossley & Webb

Nationality: South African

Languages spoken: English and Afrikaans

Height/weight: 5’7” / 160 lbs.

Education: Bishops Diocesan College

Current sports played: Motorsport, gym/fitness

Hobbies: Passion for: anything that has to do with speed, training my German Shepherd, good coffee, and exotic/class cars

Racing goal: To be the Verizon IndyCar Series Champion

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

My fitness routine includes: Exercise in gym six days a week for at least 1 hour 30 minutes per day. I to weight training and cardio. 

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: No

The one talent I wish I had: To be able to draw well

An interesting note about me: I play piano and trumpet

Career results:

2017

  • Won the South African National Formula 1600 Championship
  • Competed in the Formula Ford Festival

2016

  • Finished second in the South African National Formula 1600 Championship
  • Won the DD2 Western Province Championship

2015

  • Finished second in the South African National Formula 1600 Championship

2014

  • Finished second in the South African Senior Max Championship
  • Competed in the South African National Formula 1600 Championship
  • Also competed in the CIK-FIA European KF Championship and the ROK Cup International Final

2013

  • Won the African Junior Max Open Championship, qualifying for the Rotax World Final in New Orleans

2012

  • Finished sixth in the Junior ROK World Championship in Italy and second in the SA Junior ROK Championship