Race car driver
31 January 1980 (age 41) Johannesburg (South Africa) (
A1 Grand PrixLe Mans Series LMP2A1 Grand PrixFormula 3000British Formula 3British Formula FordFormula Ford Festival
British Formula 3 Championship
Anthony Davidson, Jan Heylen, Nelson Piquet Jr.
Alan van der merwe rcc12
Alan van der Merwe (born 31 January 1980 in Johannesburg) is a South African race car driver.
- Alan van der merwe rcc12
- Complete International Formula 3000 results
- Complete A1 Grand Prix results
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.
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.
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.
Van der Merwe is currently the official driver of the FIA Medical Car in Formula One events. He took the job in 2009.
Complete International Formula 3000 results
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap.)
Complete A1 Grand Prix results
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)