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Sebastiaan Bleekemolen

Sebastiaan Bleekemolen (born 9 August 1978 in Haarlem) is a Dutch racing driver that currently competes in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series, driving for the family-owned Team Bleekemolen in the No. 69 Ford Mustang in the Elite 1 class.[1] His brother Jeroen and father Michael are also racing drivers. His father is a former Formula One driver, who has competed with RAM and ATS. Sebastiaan won the Benelux and Dutch Formula Ford 1800 championships in 1996, but decided early in his career formula racing was not his thing and already started driving sports cars and touring cars from 1997.

Sebastiaan Bleekemolen
Porsche Michelin Supercup - Sebastiaan Bleekemolen 2006.jpg
Sebastiaan Bleekemolen driving the #24 Team Bleekemolen Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 997 in the Porsche Supercup in 2006 at Silverstone.
NationalityNetherlands Dutch
Born (1978-08-09) 9 August 1978 (age 41)
Haarlem
Related toMichael Bleekemolen (father)
Jeroen Bleekemolen (brother)
Nick Bleekemolen (nephew)
NASCAR Whelen Euro Series career
Debut season2019
Current teamTeam Bleekemolen
Car number69
Starts13
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish16th in 2019
Finished last season16th in 2019
Previous series
2014-15
2014-15
2012
2011
2011
2010
2010-13
2009-10
2008
2008, 2014
2006-07
2005
2004
2004, 2009, 2012
2003-13, 2014-15
03-04, 06-08, 10-14
2002-03
2001-04, 2007-13
2001
2001
2000
1999-2002
1998-99
1998
1997-98
1996
1996
Renault Clio Cup Benelux
United SportsCars
VLN Endurance
Carrera World Cup
Eurocup Clio
Tourwagen Diesel Cup
American Le Mans Series
Dutch GT4
24H Series
ADAC GT Masters
Dutch BMW 130i Cup
Dutch Porsche GT3 Cup
Dutch Supercar Challenge
German Carrera Cup
Dutch Winter Endurance
Porsche Supercup
Dutch Alfa 147 Challenge
Dutch Renault Clio Cup
International Clio Cup
FIA GT Championship
Dutch Touring Cars
Renault Sport Clio Trophy
Dutch Mégane Trophy
Dutch Formula Acrobaleno
Renault Spider Europe
Benelux Formula Ford 1800
Dutch Formula Ford 1800
Championship titles
2014
2003-04, 2009-10
2002, 2004, 2011
1996
1996
Renault Clio Cup Benelux
Dutch Winter Endurance
Dutch Renault Clio Cup
Benelux Formula Ford 1800
Dutch Formula Ford 1800

Since 2002 he has been very successful in sports car racing and touring car racing. He became the Dutch Renault Clio Cup champion three times, winning the championship in 2002, 2004 and 2011. He won the Dutch Winter Endurance championship in 2003-04 and in 2009-10.

Since 2010 he participated in the American Le Mans Series. He has always driven a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the GTC class, but with three different teams. Since the merger of the American Le Mans Series and the Rolex Sports Car Series, which became the IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship, he drives a SRT Viper GT3-R with Riley Motorsports in the GTD class together with his brother and Ben Keating.

Racing recordEdit

Complete FIA GT Championship resultsEdit

(key) (Results are overall/class)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pos Points
2001 Team Carsport Holland Dodge Viper GTS-R MNZ
DNS
BRN
Ret
MAG
6/6
SIL
2/2
ZOL
Ret
HUN
3/3
SPA
Ret
A1R
3/3
NÜR
Ret
JAR
Ret
EST
4/4
11th 18

Complete Porsche Supercup resultsEdit

(key) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 DC Points
2003 Team Bleekemolen ITA
6
ESP
9
AUT
11
MON
Ret
GER
13
FRA
14
GBR
11
GER
8
HUN ITA USA
6
USA
Ret
9th 70
2004 Team Bleekemolen ITA
5
ESP
9
MON
9
GER USA USA FRA GBR GER HUN BEL
7
ITA NC‡ 0‡
2006 Team Bleekemolen BHR ITA
9
GER
15
ESP
Ret
MON
19
GBR
14
USA USA FRA
11
GER HUN ITA 18th 23
2007 Bleekemolen Race Planet BHR
11
BHR
9
ESP
11
MON
5
FRA
15
GBR
20
GER HUN TUR
13
BEL
Ret
ITA
24†
12th 42
2008 Bleekemolen Race Planet BHR
12
BHR
8
ESP
13
TUR
10
MON
17
FRA
20
GBR
5
GER
18
HUN
24
ESP
Ret
BEL
17
ITA
25
16th 44
2010 Bleekemolen Harders Plaza Racing BHR
17
BHR
10
ESP
Ret
MON
15
ESP
10
GBR
22†
GER
8
HUN
Ret
BEL
Ret
ITA
8
16th 35
2011 Team Bleekemolen TUR
11
ESP
12
MON
6
NNS
9
GBR
14
GER
16
HUN
Ret
BEL
8
ITA
Ret
UAE
12
UAE
14
11th 49
2012 Team Bleekemolen BHR
6
BHR
8
MON
Ret
ESP
6
GBR
9
GER
Ret
HUN
11
HUN
9
BEL
11
ITA
17
11th 54
2013 Team Bleekemolen ESP
18
MON
18
GBR
18
GER
8
HUN
21
BEL
18
ITA
18
UAE
Ret
UAE
10
18th 15
2014 VERVA Lechner Racing Team ESP MON
18
AUT GBR GER HUN BEL ITA USA USA NC‡ 0‡

Did not finish, but was classified as he had completed more than 90% of the race distance.
Not eligible for points.

Complete American Le Mans Series resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Results are overall/class)

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine Tyres 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Rank Points
2010 Black Swan Racing GTC Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6 Y SEB LBH LAG
17/1‡
UTA LIM MDO ROA MSP PET
23/2
20th 26
2011 Black Swan Racing GTC Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6 Y SEB
21/1
LBH LIM MSP MDO ROA BAL LAG
24/2‡
PET
27/1
11th 60
2012 Green Hornet Racing GTC Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6 Y SEB
37/3
LBH LAG
28/5‡
LIM MSP MDO ROA BAL VIR PET 24th 17
2013 Alex Job Racing GTC Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 Y SEB LBH LAG LIM MSP ROA BAL AUS VIR PET
25/4‡
NC‡ 0‡

Not eligible for points. Bleekemolen was the third driver of the car and third drivers were only able to score points in Sebring and Road Atlanta. At the 2013 Petit Le Mans Bleekemolen was the fourth driver and was not able to score points.

Complete Eurocup Clio resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 DC Points
2011 Team Bleekemolen SPA
1

3
SPA
2

5
NÜR
1

Ret
NÜR
2

29
LEC
1
LEC
2
CAT
1

Ret
CAT
2

6
8th 35

Complete United SportsCar Championship resultsEdit

(key) (Results are overall/class)

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine Tyres 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
2014 Riley Motorsports GTD SRT Viper GT3-R SRT 8.0 L V10 C DAY
40/19
SEB
62/24†
LGA BEL WGL MOS IMS ELK VIR AUS ATL
45/17†
95th 17
2015 Riley Motorsports GTD Dodge Viper GT3-R Dodge 8.3 L V10 C DAY
22/9
SEB
26/9
LGA BEL WGL LIM ELK VIR AUS ATL
28/12
23rd 66

Did not complete sufficient laps in order to score points.

Complete NASCAR resultsEdit

Whelen Euro Series – Elite 1Edit

NASCAR Whelen Euro Series – Elite 1 results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 NWES Pts
2019 Team Bleekemolen 69 Ford VAL
17
VAL
12
FRA
16
FRA
12
BRH
21
BRH
17
MOS
5
MOS
10
VEN
14
HOC
24
HOC
25
ZOL
12
ZOL
22
16th 354

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Bleekemolen joins NASCAR Whelen Euro Series". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. Retrieved 19 February 2019.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Sepp Koster
Dutch Formula Ford champion
1996
Succeeded by
Christijan Albers
Preceded by
unknown
Benelux Formula Ford champion
1996
Succeeded by
unknown