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24H Series - Porsche 991 Cup

Driver Information

nationality
Dutch
age
59
birthday
23 Sep 1964
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Driver Information

nationality
Dutch
age
59
birthday
23 Sep 1964
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
2022
HRT Performance
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (992)
Baporo Motorsport
Hankook
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2022
Bas Koeten Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (991 II)
Porsche 4.0
Hankook
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2021
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cupra León Competición TCR
Volkswagen 2.0 turbo
Hankook
2
1
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2021
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
46
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 991 GT3 Cup II
Porsche 4.0
Hankook
3
1
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
1
3
0
0
46
year
series
team
points
position
2020
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
28
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 991-II Cup
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
28
year
series
team
points
position
2020
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 991-II
Porsche 4.0
2
1
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2020
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 991-II Cup
2
1
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2020
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
31
12th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cupra TCR DSG
2
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
1
0
0
31
year
series
team
points
position
2020
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
2
61st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat Cupra TCR
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
2020
NKKP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
23
15th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cupra TCR DSG
Volkswagen 2.0 turbo
Hankook
3
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
2
0
0
23
year
series
team
points
position
2019
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cupra TCR DSG
Volkswagen 2.0 turbo
Hankook
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2019
Red Camel-Jordans.nl
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cupra TCR DSG
Volkswagen 2.0 turbo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2019
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
17
22nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cupra TCR DSG
Volkswagen 2.0 turbo
3
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
2
0
0
17
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 991 GT3 Cup
Porsche 4.0
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2019
Bas Koeten Racing
0
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 991-II Cup
Hankook
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2019
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 991-II Cup
Porsche 4.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
SEAT León TCR V3 DSG
Hankook
2
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2018
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten RAcing
95
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cupra TCR DSG
Volkswagen 2.0 turbo
5
1
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
1
3
0
0
95
year
series
team
points
position
2017
NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
SEAT León TCR
4
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2017
JR Motorsport
18
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW E90
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
18
year
series
team
points
position
2016
NKPP Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat León Cup Racer
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
2016
NKPP Racing
51
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat Leon Cup Racer
3
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
1
51
year
series
team
points
position
2015
NKPP Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat Leon Cup Racer
3
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
SEAT Leon Cup Racer
1
1
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
SEAT Leon Cup Racer
3
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
20
year
series
team
points
position
2015
JR Motorsport 2
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW E46 GTR
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2013
NKPP-YMOR Racing
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat Leon Supercopa LR
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat SuperCopa
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
20
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat SuperCopa
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat Leon Supercopa
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
20
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat Leon Supercopa
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
16
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2010
NKPP by Bas Koeten
113
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Seat Ibiza TDI
7
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
0
0
113
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
2022
Racing
2
2
2
0
0
2021
Racing
5
2
5
0
0
2020
Racing
10
3
7
0
0
2019
Racing
9
0
2
0
0
2018
Racing
7
1
5
0
0
2017
Racing
5
0
2
0
0
2016
Racing
3
0
1
?
?
2015
Racing
8
1
6
1
0
2013
Racing
8
0
1
0
0
2012
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
2011
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
2010
Racing
7
0
0
?
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
2021
24H Series - 991 Class
3rd
2018
24H TCE Series - European Championship - TCR
2nd
2016
24H TCE Series
2nd
2015
24 Hours of Dubai - A5
2nd
2015
Dunlop 24 Hour Race at Silverstone - Class 4
1st
2013
24 Hours of Barcelona - Class A3T
2nd

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05
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06
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07
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08
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09
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