A popular lad at home and away from the Killarney Kart track, Joaquin De Oliveira is a rising kart racing star at just 8 years old following his maiden national championship win in the Micro Max class at home in Cape Town.
Joaquin started racing Cadet karts in 2013 and won the WP Future Star award, placed third in the 2015 Western Province Championship and won the title the following season, where he also won the WPMC Driver of the Year before moving up to the new Micro Max class aboard his ESA Partners Kito FA Kart.
8-year old Milnerton Primary School Grade 3 kid Joaquin dreams of winning a South African championship and to compete in the world finals and enjoys playing soccer, cricket and music, his favourite car is a Ferrari 458 and his racing hero is Ayrton Senna, he loves spaghetti bolognaise and enjoys all music from rock to modern day pop.
Motorsport Ambition: To win SA championships and compete in the world finals
Races: Rotax MicroMax
Where: Regional and National
Born: 22 July 2008
Lives: Western Cape
Weight & Height: 1.2m , 25kg
School: Grade 3 at Milnerton Primary School
Other Interests: Soccer, music, cricket
Favourite car: Ferrari 458
Racing hero: Ayrton Senna
Hero outside of racing: Kito Perdigao and my parents
Favourite food: Spaghetti bolognaise
Favourite drink: water
Favourite music: variety ranging from rock to modern day pop
Favourite Movie/TV show: Rush
Joaquin De Oliveira - Racing CV
2013 - karting - started in Cadets, won Future Star award
2014 - karting - Cadet
2015 - karting - Cadet- placed 3rd in Western Province Championship
2016 - karting - Cadet - won the Western Province Championship. Received Driver of the Year.
2017 - karting - MicroMax
Joaquin races under KitoKart
Contact Person: Lucille de Oliveira
Contact Email: Lucille de Oliveira