Bob and Dennis, a talented and successful race driver in his own right, have successfully raced the Superformance machines throughout the United States, adding considerably to their string of victories. His skills were not limited to the tracks. Bob was an international known and highly respected race car driver and developer. Reverend Sandy Kern officiated. In , Bob moved to Mt. His skill caught the attention of local promoters and he was encouraged to move to Europe.
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His skills were not limited to the tracks.
All Results of Bob Olthoff
Their skills in car development and driving have been instrumental in establishing Superformance in the United States and making their distributorship the second largest in the world. He began racing early and achieved considerable success in his native South Africa.
In his long and successful career, Bob earned over victories making him the most successful racer in South African history.
Bob was an international known and highly respected race car driver and developer. He is survived by his wife Baby of Mt.
InBob facing to Mt. Ulla with his wife Baby and son Dennis. A reception and lunch in the church fellowship hall followed the service. He won the the Sports Car Championship in andthe Formula Championship in tacing, and set the South African land speed record at mph on a closed public road in a McLaren-Elva that Bob personally owned, developed, and drove.
More than ilthoff successful driver and businessman, Bob was a friend and mentor to many who wanted to own and skillfully drive a high performance sports car. Together they opened the Southeastern distributorship for Superformance, the South African manufacturer of replicas of the legendary Cobra and more recently the Brock Coupe, a modern Grand Touring rendition of the Word Championship winning Daytona Coupe.
Bob Olthoff (ZA) – All Results – Racing Sports Cars
The memorial service was held Wednesday, April 21, at Bob Olthoff, well known in international motor sport circles and the winningest race car driver in South African track racing history, olyhoff away after a brief but fierce fight against cancer. Reverend Sandy Kern officiated.
He also enjoyed considerable success as an off-road racer and in airplane racing with his Tiger Moth and other aircraft. White Road is one mile east of the Olthoffs’ shop on NC His skill caught the attention of local promoters and he was encouraged to move to Europe.
Bob and Dennis, a talented and successful race driver in his own right, have successfully raced the Superformance machines throughout the United States, adding considerably to their string of victories.