Jurie “Umpie” Swart’s passion started at the age of 4, racing in karts. Since then he has been in the top 3 in SA karting championships. Won 3 WP karting championship titles and was the GTI challenge class champion in 2017.
Jurie who is known as "Umpie" on and off the racetrack, is an 8 time polo podium finisher in 22 races. He has also completed his studies in Engineering.
At the age of 21 he is racing in the ever popular Polo Cup Series in South Africa.
“With more than 24 cars on the grid, the Polo Cup race series is the largest one make racing series in the country, with identical cars across the field.”
We are very excited to have Umpie on our team as our racer and brand ambassador. Lots of exciting things to come!
If you would like to see Umpie in action, the Falken Polo Cup has 3 races left for the year:
31 August 2019 - East London Grand Prix circuit (East London)
28 September 2019 - Killarney Racetrack (Cape Town)
26 October 2019 - Red Star Raceway (Johannesburg)
Umpie also competes in the Burly Pro GTI challenge once a month at Killarney International raceway.
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Jurie "Umpie" Swart
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