Kelvin van der Linde
South African motor racing prodigy Kelvin van der Linde was awarded the Driver of the Year award for the 2014 International Automobile Federation's (FIA) Young Driver Excellence Academy at a graduation ceremony at the Paul Ricard circuit in France on Friday.
Teenage South African motor racing prodigy Kelvin van der Linde combined with Germany's Rene Rast to finish 10th and second in a Prosperia C. Abt Audi R8 in the two one-hour races that made up the fourth round of the ADAC GT Masters at the Red Bull Ring in Austria at the weekend.
Kelvin van der Linde, the hottest South African property in motor racing after convincingly winning the international Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Championship in Europe in 2013, will take his burgeoning career to the next level with a full-time drive in this year's ADAC GT Masters Championship.
South African teenager Kelvin van der Linde scored his third win in a row when he took the honours in the fourth round of the international Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at the Norisring in Germany on Saturday.