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Helmet of Olivier Gendebien

Flag of Belgium Olivier Gendebien

nationality Belgian hometown Brussels place of death Tarascon (F)

Racing highlights

19621stTarga Florio
19621stLe Mans 24h - E+3.0
19611stTarga Florio
19611stLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19601stLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19601st12 Hours of Sebring
19593rdLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19581stLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19562ndLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19552ndLe Mans 24h - S 1.5

Racing career summary

Races entered46
Wins10
Podiums16
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage21.7%
Podium percentage34.8%

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.

1962Racing2 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1961Racing8 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing15 races2 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1958Racing5 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing8 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Olivier Gendebien

1962 Le Mans 24h - E+3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0SpA Ferrari SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 330 TRI/LM Spyder

1962 Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari Dino 246SP SpyderFerrari

1961 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
13th3Equipe Nationale Belge, UDT Laystall Racing Team, Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Emeryson (Maserati)
Ferrari 156
Lotus 18/21 (Climax)

1961 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR

1961 Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari Dino 246SPFerrari

1961 XI Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe National Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Emeryson (Maserati S4)

1961 USAC Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0UDT-Laystall Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 19 (Climax)

1960 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
6th10Yeoman Credit Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Paris Prix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Equipe Nationale Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
6th9Equipe Nationale Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 718/2
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Solitude Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Equipe Nationale Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Kentish 100

PositionPointsTeam
19th0Yeoman Credit Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1960 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari SpA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR

1960 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR61Ferrari

1960 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR61Ferrari
Ferrari Dino 246SPFerrari

1959 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
15th3Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 246
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1959.

1959 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR

1958 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 246
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1958.

1958 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari

1958 World Sportscar Championship - S3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR 58
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S3.0 1958.

1958 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR

1957 I Gran Premio de Cuba

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500 TR

1957 Formula 1, XXIII Grand Prix de Reims

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia-Ferrari D50

1957 Le Mans 24h - S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 TR

1956 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
19th2Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia-Ferrari D50
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1956.

1956 World Sportscar Championship - S+3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 857 S
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S+3.0 1956.

1956 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship 1956.

1956 Formula Libre, Gran Premio ciudad de Buenos Aires (Mendoza)

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 555

1956 IV Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500 Mondial

1956 Sveriges Grand Prix, Kristianstad

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 290MM

1956 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625LM Touring

1955 XXII Mille Miglia, Coppa Franco Mazzotti

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 300SL

1955 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Equipe Nationale Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 550/4 RS Spyder

1955 Le Mans 24h - S 1.5

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Equipe Nationale Belge
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 550/4 RS Spyder
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