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Helmet of Thierry Boutsen

Flag of Belgium Thierry Boutsen

nationality Belgian age 61 years old born July 13, 1957 hometown Brussels

Racing highlights

19981stUnited States Road Racing Championship - GT1
19981st24 Hours of Zolder
19961stLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
19952ndLe Mans 24h - WSC class
19942ndLe Mans 24h - GT1 class
19932ndLe Mans 24h - C1 class
19843rdDRM (German Racing Championship)
19823rdFormula 2 Europe
19812ndFormula 2 Europe
19802ndFormula 3 Europe
19792ndFormula 3 Radio Trent Trophy

Racing career summary

Races entered319
Wins20
Podiums59
Pole positions19
Fastest laps14
Race win percentage6.3%
Podium percentage18.5%

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
1998Racing8 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
1986Racing24 races1 win2 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing22 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
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
1979Racing14 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position2 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Thierry Boutsen

1999 Le Mans 24h - GTP class

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota GT-One

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 EVO

1998 Le Mans 24h - GT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota GT-One
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - GT1 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

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 Le Mans 24h - GT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - GT1 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 Le Mans 24h - GT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - GT1 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 Le Mans 24h - WSC class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Porsche Kremer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kremer K8 Spyder WSC (Porsche)
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - 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 Le Mans 24h - GT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Le Mans Porsche Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dauer-Porsche 962 GT LM

1993 Formula 1

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

1993 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Peugeot Talbot Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 905B

1992 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
14th2Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS37 - Renault

1991 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Ligier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ligier JS35, JS35B - Lamborghini

1990 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
6th34Williams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
161311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW13B - Renault

1989 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
5th37Canon Williams Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW12C (Renault)
Williams FW13 (Renault)

1988 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
4th27Benetton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Benetton B188 - Ford

1988 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th100Eggenberger Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS500 (Cosworth)

1987 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
8th16Benetton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Benetton B187 - Ford

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

PositionPointsTeam
0Arrows
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arrows A8, A9 - BMW

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

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

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

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

1985 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
11th11Arrows
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arrows A8 - BMW

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
31st13Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C
Porsche 956

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

1984 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
15th5Arrows
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arrows A6 - Ford, A7 - BMW

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
26th24Fitzpatrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1983 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Arrows Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arrows A6 - Ford

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
2nd54ORECA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
143632
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Martini MK31 (Toyota)

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
0Roger Heavens Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT1 (Toyota)
March 793 (Toyota)

1979 Formula 3 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
13th6Roger Heavens Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT1 (Toyota)
March 793 (Toyota)

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)
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