Gijs van Lennep  Netherlands

  • Full name Gijsbert van Lennep
  • Birth date March 16, 1942
  • Birthplace Bloemendaal, Netherlands
  • Current age 72 years 223 days
  • Teams Ensign, Iso Marlboro, Surtees
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World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1971 Surtees 2 1 0 0 1 8 0 0 21 0 0 0 -
1973 Iso Marlboro 3 3 0 0 2 6 0 0 20 0 0 1 20
1974 Iso Marlboro 2 1 0 0 1 14 0 0 30 0 0 0 -
1975 Ensign 3 3 0 0 3 6 0 0 22 0 0 1 20
Total 10 8 0 0 7 6 0 0 20 0 0 2
Race Circuit Date
First race Dutch Grand Prix Zandvoort June 20, 1971 Race results
Last race German Grand Prix Nürburgring August 3, 1975 Race results
Profile

Gijs van Lennep competed in eight grand prix, with moderate levels of success, however, he is best known for driving in long-distance races. He won the 1971 Le Mans, with Helmut Marko, driving the Martini sponsored Porsche. His final race was at Le Mans in 1976 when he again won in another Porsche, with co-driver Jacky Ickx. There and then he announced his retirement from the sport.

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June 20, 1971

Gijs van Lennep

     

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