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Helmet of Thierry Boutsen

Flag of Belgium Thierry Boutsen

full name Thierry Marc Boutsen nationality Belgian age 64 years old born July 13, 1957 hometown Brussels

Racing highlights

19981stUnited States Road Racing Championship - GT1
19981st24 Hours of Zolder
19961st64th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class
19952nd63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans WSC class
19942nd62nd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class
19932nd61st 24 Hours of Le Mans Category 1
19851st24 Hours of Daytona
19843rdDRM (German Racing Championship)
19823rdFormula 2 Europe
19812ndFormula 2 Europe
19802ndFormula 3 Europe
19792ndFormula 3 Radio Trent Trophy

Racing career summary

Races entered325
Wins22
Podiums61
Pole positions19
Fastest laps13
Race win percentage6.8%
Podium percentage18.8%

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.

1999Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing9 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1997Racing13 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing8 races3 wins3 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1995Racing19 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1993Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing16 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1989Racing16 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing17 races0 wins6 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1987Racing18 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1986Racing25 races1 win2 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing23 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing27 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1983Racing17 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1982Racing15 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1981Racing16 races2 wins6 podiums5 pole position3 fastest race laps
1980Racing14 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position2 fastest race laps
1979Racing15 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1978Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Thierry Boutsen

1999 67th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGTP class

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota GT-OneToyota 3.6 turboMichelin

1999 American Le Mans Series - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
46th22Champion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1 EvoPorsche 3.2 turboMichelin

1998 66th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota GT-OneToyota 3.6 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for 66th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 1998.

1998 Belgian Procar

PositionPointsTeam
60th6Ecurie Toison d'Or - Lo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320i

1998 United States Road Racing Championship - GT1

PositionPointsTeam
1st147 Champion Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51402
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1

1998 24 Hours of Zolder

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Geert van de Venne
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 RSRPorsche

1998 Proximus 24 Spa

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Ecurie Toison d'Or
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E36 320iBMW 2.0

1997 FIA GT - GT1

PositionPointsTeam
15th18Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1 Evo
Click to show race results for FIA GT - GT1 1997.

1997 65th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1 EvoPorsche 3.2 turboGoodyear
Click to show race results for 65th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 1997.

1997 Porsche Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 993 Carrera Cup

1996 64th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1Porsche 3.2 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for 64th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 1996.

1996 German Supertouring Championship

PositionPointsTeam
30th21Ford Mondeo Team Schübel
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mondeo Ghia

1996 Global GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Freisinger Motorsport, Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32221
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT2 Evo
Porsche 911 GT1

1995 Deutsche Tourenwagen Cup

PositionPointsTeam
18th95Schübel Rennsport Int.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
16000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mondeo

1995 63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans WSC class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Porsche Kremer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kremer K8 SpyderPorsche 3.0 turboGoodyear
Click to show race results for 63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans WSC class 1995.

1995 FIA Touring Car World Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford Mondeo Team Schübel
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mondeo

1994 Telekom D1 ONS ADAC Tourenwagen Cup

PositionPointsTeam
10th23Eggenberger Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mondeo Ghia

1994 62nd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Le Mans Porsche Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dauer 962 Le MansPorsche 3.0 turboGoodyear

1993 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Sasol Jordan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jordan 193Hart 3.5Goodyear

1993 61st 24 Hours of Le Mans Category 1

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Peugeot Talbot Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 905 Evo 1BPeugeot 3.5Michelin

1992 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
14th2Ligier Gitanes Blondes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS37Renault 3.5Goodyear

1991 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Ligier Gitanes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS35Lamborghini 3.5Goodyear
Ligier JS35BLamborghini 3.5Goodyear

1990 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
6th34Canon Williams Renault
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
161311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW13BRenault 3.5Goodyear

1989 FIA Formula One World Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th37Canon Williams Renault
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW12CRenault 3.5Goodyear
Williams FW13Renault 3.5Goodyear

1988 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
4th27Benetton Formula
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Benetton B188Cosworth DFR 3.5Goodyear

1988 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th100Eggenberger Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS500Ford 2.0 turbo

1987 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
8th16Benetton Formula
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Benetton B187Cosworth GBA 1.5 turboGoodyear

1987 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Eggenberger Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

1987 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Eggenberger Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

1986 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Barclays Arrows BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arrows A8BMW 1.5 turboGoodyear
Arrows A9BMW 1.5 turboGoodyear

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th41Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71220
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962CPorsche 2.6 turboMichelin
Porsche 956Porsche 2.6 turboMichelin
Porsche 962CPorsche 2.8 turboMichelin

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1986 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Juma Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 635 CSi

1985 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
11th11Barclays Arrows BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arrows A8BMW 1.5 turboGoodyear

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
31st13Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962CPorsche 2.6 turboDunlop
Porsche 956BPorsche 2.6 turboDunlop

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Henn's Swap Shop
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1985 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Henn's Swap Shop Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962Good Year

1984 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
15th5Barclays Nordica Arrows BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arrows A6Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
Arrows A7BMW 1.5 turboGoodyear

1984 DRM (German Racing Championship)

PositionPointsTeam
3rd47John Fitzpatrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porshce 956

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
26th24John Fitzpatrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956Porsche 2.6 turboYokohama
Porsche 956BPorsche 2.6 turboYokohama
Porsche 962Porsche 2.6 turboGoodyear

1983 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Arrows Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arrows A6Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1983 European Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th44Ford Concessionaires France, Fitzpatrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rondeau M482 (Ford)
Porsche 956

1983 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th44Joest Racing, Richard Lloyd Racing, Ford France, Matsuda Racing, Fitzpatrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956
Rondeau M482 (Ford Cosworth)

1983 European Touring Car Challenge - Division 3

PositionPointsTeam
0SJA/Texaco Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 635 CSi

1983 All Japan Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th10Matsuda Conection
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1982 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
3rd50Marlboro Team Spirit
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
133630
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spirit 201 (Honda)

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Jean Rondeau
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rondeau M382 (Ford)

1981 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
2nd37March Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
122552
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 812 (BMW)

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
0Welter-Meunier Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 Formula 2 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
7th25
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 802 (BMW M12/7)
March 812 (BMW M12/7)

1980 Formula 3 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
2nd54Marlboro Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
143632
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK31Toyota

1979 Vandervell British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th2Roger Heavens Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793 (Toyota)

1979 Formula 3 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverRoger Heavens Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793Toyota
Ralt RT1Toyota

1979 Formula 3 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
13th6Roger Heavens Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793Toyota
Ralt RT1Toyota

1979 Formula 3 Radio Trent Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Roger Heavens Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793 (Toyota Novomotor)

1979 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0J. P. Willeme
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 530i

1978 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
0Luigi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TruenoToyota 1.6

1977 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
23rd0Team Dubois
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Volkswagen Golf GTIVolkswagen 1.6
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