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F1 – Gijs van Lennep

Jonkheer Gijs van Lennep (born 16 March 1942, in Aerdenhout, North Holland) is a Dutch esquire and former racing driver who competed in eight Formula One races. However his main achievements were at the wheel of a sports car. Van Lennep drove for the Porsche sportscar team from 1967 and won the Le Mans 24 […]

Gijs van Lennep – race legend

Gijs van Lennep lining up for one of three races he drove for the Ensign team in 1975. Van Lennep had better luck than most driving for the tiny team, finishing each of the races, and once in the points. The driving force behind Ensign was Mo Nunn (nicknamed No Mon in those days) who […]