Austrian Kurt Bergmann produced a considerable number of his successful Vees and Super Vees in 1966-1978. In 1966 he entered the new racing series “Formula Vee” with his Austrian racing team Kaimann. The car was powered by Volkswagen 1200 cc engine with 45 hp performance, accelerated to a top speed of about 160 km/h.  For the 1968 racing season the car, now named the MkIII, was improved with a modified tubular frame and Volkswagen 1300 cc engine. For the 1969 Formula V season updated Mk4 version of the Kaimann car appeared. Such Austrian drivers as Dieter Quester, Helmuth Marko and Erich Breinsberg  drove Kaimanns in Formula V. For the 1969 season Bergmann hired young Austrian 20 years old Niki Lauda to form the team with 28 years old Erich Breinsberg. With his wins in Monza and Sopron and several 2nd places, Lauda finished third overall. The title went to his teammate Erich Breinsberg.

SeasonSeriesEvent
1969Formula V
Driver No.Entrant
Niki Lauda7
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43Autocult
Cat. No.QualityRarity
7012
Limited Edition of 333 pcs.