|Born||28 May 1938|
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Active years||1967, 1974|
|Teams||Lotus, non-works Brabham|
|First race||1967 Canadian Grand Prix|
|Last race||1974 Canadian Grand Prix|
He participated in two Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 27 August 1967 in the inaugural Canadian Grand Prix at Mosport. He retired on lap 69 with wet electrics. He scored no championship points. Wietzes later experienced success in the F5000 class and won the 1981 Trans-Am Series championship. In 1993, he was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame.
He was the driver of the first safety car in Formula One, in the 1973 Canadian Grand Prix, taking a Porsche 914 course car on to the track after a collision involving François Cevert and Jody Scheckter.
|1967||Team Lotus / Comstock Racing||Lotus 49||Cosworth V8||RSA
|1974||Team Canada F1 Racing||Brabham BT42||Cosworth V8||ARG
- Eppie Wietzes at grandprix.com
- Eppie Wietzes at f1database.com
- Motor Sport, October 1967, Page 952.
- Eppie Wietzes at the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame
- "Eppie Wietzes - Full Biography". Retrieved October 9, 2010.
- Eppie Wietzes at f1pulse.com
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