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Toine Hezemans at the Circuit Zandvoort in 1973

Toine Hezemans (born 15 April 1943 in Eindhoven[1]) is a former Dutch touring and prototype racing car driver in 1960s and 1970s. After retiring from racing, Hezemans spent some time as a manager of Phoenix Carsport team. One of the drivers was his son Mike Hezemans.[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]

Toine has 2 sons, Mike Hezemans and Loris Hezemans.

WinsEdit

Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Driver(s) Car Class Laps Pos Class

Pos

1970   Autodelta SpA   Masten Gregory Alfa Romeo T33/3 P 3.0 5 DNF DNF
1973   BMW Motorsport   Dieter Quester BMW 3.0 CSL TS 5.0 307 11 1
1975   Gelo Racing Team   Gijs van Lennep Porsche 911 Carrera RSR GTS 316 5 1
  John Fitzpatrick
  Manfred Schurti
1976   Gelo Racing Team   Tim Schenken Porsche 934 Gp.4 GT 277 16 2
1977   Gelo Racing Team   Tim Schenken Porsche 935 Gr. 5 269 DNF DNF
  Hans Heyer
1978   Weisberg Gelo Team   John Fitzpatrick Porsche 935/77 Gr.5 +2.0 19 DNF DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hezemans, Toine (NL)". teamdan.com/people. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  2. ^ Toine Hezemans profile on SnapLap: Toine Hezemans profile on SnapLap, accessdate: 11. heinäkuuta July
  3. ^ "Toine". historicracing.com. Retrieved 2010-10-12.