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31 January 1980 (age 41) Johannesburg (South Africa) (

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Alan van der Merwe (born 31 January 1980 in Johannesburg) is a South African race car driver.


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He won the 2001 Formula Ford Festival, he was the 2003 British Formula 3 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.

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In 2005 and 2006, van der Merwe raced in A1 Grand Prix for A1 Team South Africa, with a best placed finish of 7th in New Zealand.

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In 2006 he joined the Bonneville 200 MPH Club, driving a BAR-Honda team car, in their project called Bonneville 400 (km/h), to speeds in excess of 250 mph in an attempt to set an official land speed record for a Formula One car on the famous Bonneville Salt Flats.

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In 2008, he drove for James Watt Automotive in the 1000 km of Silverstone, part of the Le Mans Series season, finishing in 33rd place, completing 159 laps.

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He returned to A1 Grand Prix in 2009 in the final round at Brands Hatch.

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Van der Merwe is currently the official driver of the FIA Medical Car in Formula One events. He took the job in 2009.

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Complete International Formula 3000 results

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Complete A1 Grand Prix results

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