The run-up to the SAPFA Rally Nationals is in full swing
By Rob Jonkers, Jonty Esser and Willie Bodenstein
The Championships will take place at Stellenbosch Airfield, located about 8 km from Stellenbosch Town, 35km from Cape Town International Airport, and 50km from Cape Town City Centre in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Participants at the 2019 training camp held at Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch proudly boasts one of the most beautiful airfields in the world. The famous Stellenbosch Winelands are protected by the Hottentots-Holland mountain range and offer breath taking and spectacular scenery stretching from the Atlantic Ocean as far as Tulbach in the North.The rally flying will take place over a vast area of magnificent mountainous and flat terrain.
Jonty Esser, as the SA coach, has put together a series of training camps to give the new teams that are entering the sport the best opportunity to qualify. Saturday the 13th March was one of these that took place at Brits and one of the 2014 Nationals Routes was dusted off for the teams to practice on.
Pilot – Fanie Scholtz Navigator – Herman Haasbroek
Pilot – Jonty Esser Navigator – Sandi Goddard
Pilot – Tarryn Myburgh Navigator – Iaan Myburgh
Pilot – Piet Meyer Navigator – Adrienne Visser
Pilot – Hendrik Loots Navigator – Adele Loots
Pilot – Fredirik Kotzee Navigator – Apie Kotzee
Pilot – Andre Kluyts Navigator – Don Lucas
Pilot – Steven van der Merwe Navigator – Alwyn
Pilot – Tony Russell Navigator – Pam Russell
Pilot – Ashleigh Prinsloo Navigator – Marco Nel
Pilot – Adrian Pilling Navigator – Mary de Klerk
Pilot – Hans Schwebel Navigator – Ron Stirk
Pilot – Rob Jonkers Navigator – Martin Meyer
Pilot – Thys van der Merwe Navigator – Sally
Pilot – Laura McDermid Navigator – Stuart McDermid
Visit www.speedrally.co.za to enter