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Helmet of Karel Gijs Bessem

Flag of Netherlands Karel Gijs Bessem

nationality Dutch age 54 years old born September 23, 1964

Racing highlights

20182nd24H TCE Series - European Championship - TCR
20162nd24H TCE Series
20152nd24H Dubai - A5
20151stDunlop 24 Hour Race at Silverstone - Class 4
20132nd24 Hours of Barcelona - Class A3T

Racing career summary

Races entered45
Wins2
Podiums15
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4.4%
Podium percentage33.3%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2019Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing7 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing3 races0 wins1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
2015Racing8 races1 win6 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2013Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums? pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Karel Gijs Bessem

2019 24H GT Series Championship of the Continents

PositionPointsTeam
0NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991-II CupPorsche 4.0
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series Championship of the Continents 2019.

2019 24H Dubai - 991

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Bas Koeten Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991-II CupHankook
Click to show race results for 24H Dubai - 991 2019.

2019 24H GT Series - European Championship - 991

PositionPointsTeam
0Bas Koeten Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991 GT3 CupPorsche 4.0
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series - European Championship - 991 2019.

2018 24H TCE Series - European Championship - TCR

PositionPointsTeam
2nd95NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten RAcing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cupra TCR DSGVolkswagen 2.0 turbo
Click to show race results for 24H TCE Series - European Championship - TCR 2018.

2018 24H TCE Series - Championship of the Contintents - TCR

PositionPointsTeam
0Bas Koeten Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
SEAT León TCR V3 DSGHankook
Click to show race results for 24H TCE Series - Championship of the Contintents - TCR 2018.

2017 24H Series - SP3-GT4

PositionPointsTeam
7th18JR Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E90
Click to show race results for 24H Series - SP3-GT4 2017.

2017 24H Touring Car Endurance Series - TCR

PositionPointsTeam
0NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
SEAT León TCR
Click to show race results for 24H Touring Car Endurance Series - TCR 2017.

2016 24H TCE Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd51NKPP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
301??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat Leon Cup Racer

2016 24H Series - SP3

PositionPointsTeam
0NKPP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat León Cup Racer

2015 24H Dubai - A5

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0JR Motorsport 2
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E46 GTR
Click to show race results for 24H Dubai - A5 2015.

2014-15 Dutch Winter Endurance Series

PositionPointsTeam
21st20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2014-15 Dutch Winter Endurance Championship - Division 2

PositionPointsTeam
0NKPP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
SEAT Leon Cup Racer
Click to show race results for Dutch Winter Endurance Championship - Division 2 2014-15.

2015 Dunlop 24 Hour Race at Silverstone - Class 4

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Bas Koeten Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
SEAT Leon Cup Racer
Click to show race results for Dunlop 24 Hour Race at Silverstone - Class 4 2015.

2015 24H Series - A3T

PositionPointsTeam
0NKPP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat Leon Cup Racer
Click to show race results for 24H Series - A3T 2015.

2012-13 Dutch Winter Endurance Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
300??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat Leon Supercopa

2013 Belgian Racing Car Championship - Short Races - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
0Bas Koeten Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat SuperCopa
Click to show race results for Belgian Racing Car Championship - Short Races - Overall 2013.

2013 Belgian Racing Car Championship - Long Races - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
58th20Bas Koeten Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat SuperCopa
Click to show race results for Belgian Racing Car Championship - Long Races - Overall 2013.

2013 24 Hours of Barcelona - Class A3T

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0NKPP-YMOR Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat Leon Supercopa LR

2011-12 Dutch Winter Endurance Series

PositionPointsTeam
52nd16
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat Leon Supercopa

2010-11 Dutch Winter Endurance Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Dutch Winter Endurance Series 2010-11.

2010 SEAT Endurance Cup

PositionPointsTeam
6th113NKPP by Bas Koeten
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
700?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Seat Ibiza TDI


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Karel Gijs Bessem over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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