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August 12, 2015

Zwartkops Raceway: Van der Linde bags a brace of wins.

Sheldon van der Linde (ZA) dominated the fifth race weekend of the Engen Volkswagen Cup South Africa. The 16-year-old South African won both races at the Zwartkops Raceway (ZA). Pole-sitter van der Linde won race one on Saturday morning, coming home 3.329 seconds ahead of Tasmin Pepper (ZA) after eight laps of racing. Third place went to Daniel Rowe (ZA, +4.549 seconds).

Race two on Saturday afternoon saw van der Linde cross the finish line first after 20 laps in his Volkswagen Polo Vivo. Mathew Hodges (ZA, + 7.955 seconds) was runner-up, with Rowe (+ 9.460 seconds) claiming his second third place of the weekend. The next two races will take place at the Dezzi Raceway in Port Shepstone (ZA) on 29th August.

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