Toine Hezemans at the Circuit Zandvoort in 1973

Antoine Emile "Toine" Hezemans (born 15 April 1943, in Eindhoven[1]) is a Dutch former 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 three sons, Mike Hezemans, Loris Hezemans and Liam Hezemans.

Wins

Le Mans results

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

Pos

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

References

  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.