Sheldon van der Linde

Sheldon van der Linde

Please visit www.sheldonvanderlinde.com for more information

Sheldon van der Linde is a 15 year old South African. His long-term goal is to compete in the FIA World Endurance Series or Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM).

Sheldon strongly believes that ‘nothing is impossible with the help of God’. He currently has two South African Karting Championships under his belt.

In 2014 he made his debut for Team Ferodo Racing in the highly competitive Engen Volkswagen Polo Cup class.

Birth date: 13 May 1999

Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa

Home Town: Dainfern, South Africa

Age: 15

Height: 1.7 m

Weight: 50 kg

Schooling: Dainfern College, Grade 10

Other Interests: Golf; Gym; Sim-Racing

Racing Experience: 7 Years

National Championships: 2

Regional Championships: 3

  • 2014 – Engen Volkswagen Polo cup

Sheldon is currently one of the front runners

2013 - Preparing for Main Circuit debut in 2014 Engen Volkswagen Cup

2012 – National Junior ROK Championship

  • 4th South African National Karting Championship

2011 – National and Northern Regions Junior ROK Championship

  • 5th South African National Karting Championship
  • 3rd Northern Regions Karting Championship
  • Received Junior National Colours

2010 – National and Northern Regions Mini Max Championship

  • South African National Karting Champion
  • Northern Regions Karting Champion

2009 – National and Northern Regions GP Junior Championship

  • 2nd South African National Karting Championship
  • Northern Regions Karting Champion

2008 – National and Northern Regions GP Junior Championship

  • South African National Karting Champion
  • Northern Regions Karting Champion

2007 – National and Northern Regions Mini Max Championship

  • 3rd Northern Regions Karting Championship
  • 8th South African National Karting Championship

2006 – Northern Regions Karting Championship

  • 2nd Northern Regions Karting Championship (First Season in Motorsport)

 

 

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