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2CV Racing Cup Belgium

Driver Information

nationality
Belgian
age
76
birthday
7 Jun 1947
hometown
Liège
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Driver Information

nationality
Belgian
age
76
birthday
7 Jun 1947
hometown
Liège
helmet

Competitors

Career Overview

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
70
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
6
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
1
0
0
287
year
series
team
points
position
2019
VDS Racing Adventures
0
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
MARC II V8
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
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang
Ford 5.2
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2018
VDS Racing Adventures
80
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Focus V8
Ford 5.0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
80
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang MARC
Ford 5.2
1
1
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
2018
VDS Racing Adventures
49
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
MARC Ford Focus V8
Ford 5.0
4
4
4
2
4
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
4
4
2
4
49
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
MARC Focus V8
Ford 5.0
3
2
2
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
2
2
0
1
80
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Shelby Cobra
Ford 4.7
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2017
VDS Racing Adventures
24
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
MARC Focus V8
6
0
5
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
5
0
0
24
year
series
team
points
position
2016
VDS Racing Adventures
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Honda Civic Type-R EP3
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2015
VDS Racing Adventures
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Honda Civic Type-R EP3
2
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2015
VDS Racing Adventures
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Honda Civic Type-R EP3
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2013
VDS Racing Adventures
0
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Honda Civic EP3
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang FR500
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
year
series
team
points
position
2011
VDS Racing Adventures
0
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang GT3
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2011
VDS Racing Adventures
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang GT3
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2010
VDS Racing Adventures
0
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang FR500 GT3
Ford 5.0
Michelin
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang
2
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
58.5
year
series
team
points
position
2010
VDS Racing Adventures
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang FR500
2
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2009
VDS Racing Adventures
10
30th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang GT4
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
10
year
series
team
points
position
2009
Deridder-Princen-Close-Heurckmans
0
19th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang GT4
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
2
2
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
2
2
285
year
series
team
points
position
1999
Ecurie Bruxelloise, Ecurie Le Perron
6
39th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota Celica
Honda Integra Type-R
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
6
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Honda Integra Type R
Honda 2.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1998
VZM Honda, KTR
5
62nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Honda Integra Type-R
Peugeot 306 GTi
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
5
year
series
team
points
position
1997
José Close Dimar Racing
0
31st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chrysler Neon CS
Chrysler 2.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Volkswagen Golf TDi
Volkswagen 1.9 diesel
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1996
European Luigi Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dodge Viper RT/10
Chrysler 8.0
Dunlop
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1995
Rent A Car Racing Team
12
134th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dodge Viper RT/10
Dodge 8.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
12
year
series
team
points
position
1994
Belgian Audi Club
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Audi 80 quattro
Audi 2.0
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1994
Belgian Audi Club
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Audi 80 Quattro
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1993
Toyota Racing
0
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota Carina E GTi
Toyota 2.0
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1993
East Belgium Racing Team
86
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota MR2
12
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
0
0
86
year
series
team
points
position
1992
Toyota Racing
0
27th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota MR2
Toyota 2.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota MR2
Toyota 2.0
Pirelli
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota MR2
Toyota 2.0
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota MR2
3
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
3
0
136
year
series
team
points
position
1989
East Belgian Racing Team
0
27th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota MR2
Toyota 1.6
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota MR2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota Corolla GT AE86
Toyota 1.6
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota Corolla GT
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
Toyota Corolla GT
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
Toyota Corolla GT
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
9
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota Corolla GT
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
2022
Racing
8
0
1
0
0
2019
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
2018
Racing
8
7
7
2
6
2017
Racing
7
0
5
0
0
2016
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
2015
Racing
3
1
3
0
0
2013
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
2011
Racing
1
0
1
0
0
2010
Racing
5
0
3
0
0
2009
Racing
2
0
0
?
?
2008
Racing
2
2
2
?
?
1999
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1998
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1997
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1996
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1995
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1994
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1993
Racing
13
0
0
0
0
1992
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1991
Racing
1
0
0
0
?
1990
Racing
1
3
3
0
?
1989
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1988
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1987
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1986
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1984
Racing
1
1
1
0
0
1981
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1980
Racing
0
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
2018
24H GT Series - Championship of the Continents - SP2 Class
1st
2018
24H GT Series - European Championship - SP2
1st
2018
24H GT Series Championship of the Continents
3rd
2017
24H Series - SP2
3rd
2015
24H Dubai - A2
1st
2011
24 Hours of Barcelona - Class SP2
3rd
2008
ASAF Touring Car Championship - Prototype
1st
1990
Quick Castrol Belgian Procar - Division 2
3rd

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
FIA Formula One World Championship
2204.55
+2
02
FIA Formula One World Championship
2130.8
-3.4
03
FIA Formula One World Championship
2034.25
+2.8
04
FIA Formula One World Championship
2023.45
+3
05
British GT Championship - GT3
1999.6
-5.4
06
FIA Formula One World Championship
1992.25
+1.8
07
IMSA SportsCar Championship - GTD
1990.25
-
08
ARCA Series
1956.65
-6.3
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
10
FIA Formula One World Championship
1946.1
+1.3
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