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Helmet of José Close

Flag of Belgium José Close

nationality Belgian age 71 years old

Racing highlights

20181st24H GT Series - Championship of the Continents - SP2 Class
20181st24H GT Series - European Championship - SP2
20183rd24H GT Series Championship of the Continents
20173rd24H Series - SP2
20151st24H Dubai - A2
20113rd24 Hours of Barcelona - Class SP2
20081stASAF Touring Car Championship - Prototype
19903rdProcar - Division 2

Racing career summary

Races entered57
Wins13
Podiums24
Pole positions2
Fastest laps6
Race win percentage22.8%
Podium percentage42.1%

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.

2019Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing8 races7 wins7 podiums2 pole position6 fastest race laps
2017Racing7 races0 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing3 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing5 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
2008Racing2 races2 wins2 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1999Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1990Racing? races3 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1989Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1988Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1981Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of José Close

2019 24H GT Series Championship of the Continents

PositionPointsTeam
0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 5.2
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series Championship of the Continents 2019.

2019 24H Dubai - SPX

PositionPointsTeam
4th0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MARC II V8Hankook
Click to show race results for 24H Dubai - SPX 2019.

2018 24H GT Series - Championship of the Continents - SP2 Class

PositionPointsTeam
1st80VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MARC Focus V8Ford 5.0
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series - Championship of the Continents - SP2 Class 2018.

2018 24H GT Series - European Championship - SP2

PositionPointsTeam
1st49VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
44424
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MARC Ford Focus V8Ford 5.0
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series - European Championship - SP2 2018.

2018 24H GT Series - European Championship - SPX

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverVDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang MARCFord 5.2
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series - European Championship - SPX 2018.

2018 24H GT Series Championship of the Continents

PositionPointsTeam
3rd80VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Focus V8Ford 5.0

2017 24H Series - SP2

PositionPointsTeam
3rd24VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MARC Focus V8
Click to show race results for 24H Series - SP2 2017.

2017 Spa Six Hours Classic GTS12 Class

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shelby CobraFord 4.7

2016 24H Series - A2

PositionPointsTeam
0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda Civic Type-R EP3
Click to show race results for 24H Series - A2 2016.

2015 24H Dubai - A2

PositionPointsTeam
1st0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda Civic Type-R EP3
Click to show race results for 24H Dubai - A2 2015.

2015 24H Series - A2

PositionPointsTeam
0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda Civic Type-R EP3
Click to show race results for 24H Series - A2 2015.

2013 24 Hours of Barcelona - Class A2

PositionPointsTeam
6th0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda Civic EP3

2011 24 Hours of Barcelona - Class SP2

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang GT3

2011 24 Hours of Barcelona

PositionPointsTeam
13th0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang GT3

2011 Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Gentlemen Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
21st8VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang FR500

2010 24H Series - SP2

PositionPointsTeam
0VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang FR500
Click to show race results for 24H Series - SP2 2010.

2010-11 Senegal Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th58.5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

2010 FIA GTN European Cup

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Raphael van der Straten
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang FR500C-GT
Click to show race results for FIA GTN European Cup 2010.

2009 24H of Zolder

PositionPointsTeam
19th0Deridder-Princen-Close-Heurckmans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang GT4

2009 Belgian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
30th10VDS Racing Adventures
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang GT4

2008 ASAF Touring Car Championship - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
1st285
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
222??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1999 Belgian Procar

PositionPointsTeam
39th6Ecurie Bruxelloise, Ecurie Le Perron
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Celica
Honda Integra Type-R

1998 Belgian Procar

PositionPointsTeam
62nd5VZM Honda, KTR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda Integra Type-R
Peugeot 306 GTi

1996 Global GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Michel Arnaud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper

1995 Global GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
134th12Rent a Car Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper

1994 24 Hours of Spa - ST

PositionPointsTeam
0Belgian Audi Club
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi 80 Quattro

1993 Belgian Touring Car Championship - Class C

PositionPointsTeam
9th86East Belgium Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1200??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR2

1990 Procar - Division 2

PositionPointsTeam
3rd136Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?330?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR2

1989 Belgian Touring Car Championship - Division 2

PositionPointsTeam
0IMC Toyota
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR2

1988 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0FINA Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corolla GT

1987 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0FINA Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corolla GT

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
262nd9IMC Toyota
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


DriverDB Rating graph

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

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