Eddie Keizan

Eddie Keizan ( born September 12, 1944 in Johannesburg ) is a former South African racing driver.

Eddie Keizan drove touring car races in South Africa and won the domestic championship twice, before he moved to the sports cars and single-seater in 1970. Three times Keizan was the Grand Prix of South Africa at the start. The races in 1973 and 1974, he played with a Tyrrell 004, 1975 went for the team Gunston it with the Lotus 72 in the race, with Emerson Fittipaldi was the 1972 Formula 1 World Champion. With the Lotus he made in a race to the South African Championships also the fastest ever driven round on the old circular route of Kyalami.

The end of 1975 he left the single-seater scene to be driving touring car races. With a BMW 535 he won again in 1977 and 1978 the overall rating of the South African Touring Car Championship. The greatest success of his career, he celebrated in 1979 at the 1000 - km race at Kyalami. As his teammate Helmut Kelleners ill, Keizan had almost deny alone the entire race and took the win for BMW against such strong drivers like John Watson, Jochen Mass, Hans -Joachim Stuck and Marc Surer.