DANIEL ROWE | Volkswagen Motorsport #89

NAME
Daniel Rowe

TEAM
Volkswagen Motorsport

HOMETOWN
Port Elizabeth.

CURRENT CITY
Port Elizabeth.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2004: Regional 60cc Karting champion
2007: Represented SA for Junior ROK in Italy
Regional Class C Modified Saloon Champion
2014: Polo Cup, 2nd overall
2015: Polo Cup, 3rd overall
2016: GTC2 Champion

FAVOURITE RACING CIRCUIT & WHY
East London is very historic and fast. Killarney is very tricky, also historic and like a street circuit.

HOW YOU GOT STARTED IN MOTORSPORT
Karting. My grandad raced F1 in South Africa and my father was a regional racing champion.

EARLIEST RACING/CAR MEMORIES
Polo Cup victories in front of my home crowd in both 2014 & 2015.

SCARIEST RACING INCIDENT
Polo Cup at Phakisa, I went through the barrier,

MOST NOTABLE RACING VICTORIES
Victory at East London and Aldo Scribante in front of the home crowd.

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT IN GTC
Winning GTC2 Championship title in 2016 and getting 3rd place in GTC at East London in 2017.

RACING DRIVER YOU MOST LOOKED UP TO
Graeme Nathan. Unbelievable car control, has personality, fearless, takes pride in what he does and hungry for good results.

IF YOU HAD A CHOICE TO RACE IN ANY CATEGORY, WHICH WOULD IT BE?
Supercars Championship in Australia.

TELL US SOMETHING DIFFERENT ABOUT YOU
I have an Honours Degree in Human Movement Science and currently completing an Honours Degree in Biokinetics at Nelson Mandela University.

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