Stéphane Mertens

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Stéphane Mertens
Nationality Belgium Belgian
Born 14 May 1959
Paris, France
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1983 - 1987, 1989, 1996
First race 1984 250cc Dutch TT
Last race 1996 Australian Grand Prix
Team(s) Yamaha
Championships 0
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
49 0 0 0 0 27
Superbike World Championship
Active years 1988 - 1995
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
155 11 45 3 8
Supersport World Championship
Active years 1997-1998
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
12 0 3 0 1

Stéphane Mertens (born 14 May 1959 in Paris, France) is a Belgian motorcycle road racer.

He made his Grand Prix debut in 1984, racing in the 250cc class. He also won the 1984 250cc Belgian Road Racing National Championship. He continued racing in the 250cc Grands Prix in 1985, 1986 and 1987.[1] In 1988 he made the switch to racing production based motorcycles in the inaugural Superbike World Championship. Mertens raced in the Superbike class until 1994 with his best result being a second place finish behind Fred Merkel in the 1989 season, while riding for Honda.[2] In 1995 he began to compete in the motorcycle Endurance World Championship, winning that title in 1995 and 2002. Mertens was a member of the winning team at the 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stéphane Mertens MotoGP career statistics". motogp.com. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Stéphane Mertens World Superbike career statistics". worldsbk.com. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 

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