Eric Geboers

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Eric Geboers
Nationality Belgium Belgian
Born August 5, 1962 (1962-08-05) (age 51)
Neerpelt, Limburg
Motocross career
Active years 1980 - 1990
Teams Suzuki, Honda
Championships 125cc- 1982, 1983
250cc- 1987
500cc- 1988, 1990
Wins 38

Eric Geboers (born August 5, 1962 in Neerpelt, Limburg) is a former motocross racer and racing driver from Belgium. Nicknamed The Kid, he was the first person to win world championships in the 125cc, 250cc and 500cc divisions.[1] He retired from the international competition after his victory in Namen, on August 5, 1990. His older brother, Sylvain Geboers, was also a professional motocross racer.

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After his retirement from motocross racing, Geboers began a career in sports car endurance racing, competing in the 2001 and 2002 FIA GT Championship in events such as the 2001 FIA GT Jarama 500km and the Spa 24 Hours in 2001 and 2002. Geboers currently manages the Suzuki motocross team along with his brother, fielding Belgian riders Clement Desalle and Kevin Strijbos.

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