List of Dutch & Benelux Formula Ford champions

This article contains a list of champions in the Dutch and Benelux Formula Ford championship. (See talk)

1970-'92: 1600cc engineEdit

Year Dutch Formula Ford 1600 Team Chassis
1970   Huub Vermeulen Lotus 61M
1971   Huub Vermeulen Lotus 69F
1972   Roelof Wunderink
1973   Roelof Wunderink
1974   Boy Hayje
1975   Jim Vermeulen
1976   Michael Bleekemolen
1977   Roelof Wunderink
1978   Roelof Wunderink
1979   Boy Hayje
1980   Jim Vermeulen
1981   Cor Euser Royale RP29
1982   Gerrit van Kouwen Van Diemen RF82
1983   Gerrit van Kouwen Van Diemen RF83
1984   Maartin Bottelier Lola
1985   Maartin Bottelier
1986   Jaap Boekhoeven Reynard 86F
1987   Piet Bouwmeister Mondiale M86S
1988   Frank Eglem Van Diemen RF88
1989   Marcel Albers
1990   Frank ten Wolde
1991   Vincent Radermecker
1992   Kurt Mollekens

1993-'97: 1800cc and 1600cc enginesEdit

The year 1993 saw the introduction of the 1800cc Zetec engine to the Dutch and Benelux championship. It had a slow start so the older 1600cc Kent engine was maintained to keep competition numbers up.

Year Dutch Formula Ford 1800 Team Chassis Benelux Formula Ford 1800 Team Chassis Dutch Formula Ford 1600 Team Chassis Benelux Formula Ford 1600 Team Chassis
1993   Tom Coronel Fresh Racing Vector TF93   Geoffroy Horion MB Racing Van Diemen RF93   Marcel Kooy Fresh Racing
1994   Bas Leinders MB Racing Van Diemen RF94   Ron Swart GEVA Racing   Ron Swart GEVA Racing
1995   Sepp Koster   Marijn van Kalmthout GEVA Racing
1996   Sebastiaan Bleekemolen GEVA Racing   Sebastiaan Bleekemolen GEVA Racing   Allan Berndt Pennzoil Racing Van Diemen RF92   Allan Berndt Pennzoil Racing Van Diemen RF92
1997   Christijan Albers   Patrick Koel GEVA Racing

1998-2006: Zetec enginesEdit

Since 1998, in both the Dutch and Benelux championships the rules state that participants should use an 1800 cc engine. The first division championship mentioned in this list is a subchampionship, for participants with cars of two years and older of age.

Year Dutch Champion Team Chassis First Division Champion Team Chassis Benelux Champion Team Chassis First Division Champion Team Chassis
1998   Jeroen Bleekemolen GEVA Racing   Jeroen Bleekemolen GEVA Racing
1999   Vincent van der Valk Team Dbr Peter Walsh Van Kalmthout Racing
2000   Patrick Koel MP Motorsport
2001   Stefan de Groot GEVA Racing   Jaap van Lagen
2002   Jaap van Lagen
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MP Motorsport   Marijn van Kalmthout   Jaap van Lagen MP Motorsport   Marijn van Kalmthout
2003   Nelson van der Pol GEVA Racing Mygale SJ03   Helmert-Jan van der Slik GEVA Racing Mygale SJ00   Michel Florie Private Mygale SJ01   Helmert-Jan van der Slik GEVA Racing SJ00
2004   Michel Florie Private Mygale SJ01   Dennis Retera GEVA racing Mygale SJ00   Helmert-Jan van der Slik SL Racing Mygale SJ03   Dennis Retera GEVA Racing Mygale SJ00
2005   Dennis Retera GEVA racing Mygale SJ05   Jan Paul van Dongen Race2Win Van Diemen RF00   Dennis Retera GEVA Racing Mygale SJ05   Jan Paul van Dongen Race2Win Van Diemen RF00
2006   Michel Florie Private Mygale SJ01   Nicky Catsburg GEVA Racing Mygale SJ00   Michel Florie Private Mygale SJ01   Nicky Catsburg GEVA Racing Mygale SJ00

2007: Introduction of the Duratec enginesEdit

In 2007 a new brand of engines was attracted to the championship. The 1600cc Duratec engines were 30 kilos lighter than the old 1800cc Zetec engines but also more powerful. Cars with the new Duratec engines formed the A-class while cars with the old Zetec engines formed the First Division class.

Year Dutch A-Class Champion Team Chassis Dutch First Division Champion Team Chassis Benelux A-Class Champion Team Chassis Benelux First Division Champion Team Chassis
2007   Franceso Pastorelli GEVA Racing Mygale SJ07   Auke Genemans GEVA Racing Mygale SJ04   Franceso Pastorelli GEVA Racing Mygale SJ07   Auke Genemans GEVA Racing Mygale SJ04

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