Toine Hezemans

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Brian Muir and Toine Hezemans at Nürburgring in 1973

Toine Hezemans (born 15 April 1943 in Eindhoven[1]) was an active Dutch touring and prototype racing car driver in 1960s and 1970s, nowadays one of principals of Phoenix Carsport.[2] Hezemans won the European Touring Car Championship in 1970 with Alfa Romeo GTAm and in 1973 with BMW 3.0 CSL and 1975 Euro GT class with Porsche 934. In the 1970s Hezemans drove also Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 prototype racers, winning the 1971 Targa Florio with Nino Vaccarella in an Alfa Romeo 33/3.[3]

His son Mike Hezemans[4] is one of the Phoenix Carsport team drivers.

Wins[edit]

Le Mans results[edit]

Year Vehicle Team Teammate Result
1970 Alfa Romeo T33/3 Autodelta SpA Masten Gregory Abandonment
1973 BMW 3.0CSL BMW Motorsport Dieter Quester 11th and winner of the TS
1975 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Gelo Racing Team Gijs van Lennep / Manfred Schurti / John Fitzpatrick 5th and won the GTS class
1976 Porsche 934 Gelo Racing Team Tim Schenken 16th
1977 Porsche 935 Gelo Racing Team Tim Schenken / Hans Heyer Abandonment
1978 Porsche 935/77 Weisberg Gelo Racing Team John Fitzpatrick Abandonment

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hezemans, Toine (NL)". teamdan.com/people. Retrieved 2008-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Corvette in FIA GT1 series with strong two car team". gmeurope.info. Archived from the original on 2008-05-14. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Toine". historicracing.com. Retrieved 2010-10-12. 
  4. ^ "Toad Hall Motor Racing". toadhallracing.com. Retrieved 2008-09-19.