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Team Dixon batteries dominated the Germistone Aquatic Club’s event

Frode Sundsdal on 10th December 2023

In an impressive display of skill and teamwork, Team Dixon batteries dominated the Germistone Aquatic Club’s event in the F1 South African Championship on the 9th of December 2023.  Keagan Frankiewicz, won the first two heats and finished second in the third heat, securing the overall first place for the day. Meanwhile, his teammate Ronan Dixon finished second overall, making it a double triumph for the team.


This event marked the first race for Ronan Dixon in his brand new DAC boat, and he couldn’t be happier with the performance.

He qualified in second place and went on to finish second in the first two heats. In the final heat, Dixon drove exceptionally well and clinched the win. According to him, the new boat handled amazingly, and he gained a lot of confidence in its abilities. He expressed his excitement to test the boat further and find the perfect props for the next race at this altitude.


The event saw the participation of seven boats, but the organizers are expecting an even grander turnout for the next event, which will take place on the Vale River on January 20th. They are anticipating the participation of ten boats, making for an even more thrilling and competitive race.


Unofficial results showed Keagan Frankiewicz in first place overall, followed by Ronan Dixon in second place, and Morne Herholdt in third place. Unfortunately, Bruce Repsold faced numerous technical problems and had to withdraw from the final heat, experiencing a disappointing start to the event.


Team Dixon batteries’ dominant performance sets a high standard for the competition in the F1 South African Championship. Their impressive skills and well-equipped boats put them in a favorable position for future races. With their determination to continue testing and improving their performance, Team Dixon batteries is poised to maintain their winning streak in the upcoming events. The anticipation for the next race on the Vaale River is growing, and fans are eagerly awaiting another thrilling display of speed and skill from this talented team.

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