DRIVERS: GIJS VAN LENNEP

Name: Gijs van Lennep
Nationality: Holland
Date of birth: March 16, 1942 - Bloemendaal

This highly respected Dutch sports car driver shared the victorious Martini Porsche 917 at Le Mans in 1971 with Helmut Marko. He hired a Surtees TS9 for his home Grand Prix at Zandvoort that summer and thereafter enjoyed an intermittent Formula 1 career, briefly with BRM in 1972 and Williams in 1973, scoring his sole Championship point in Frank's car at Zandvoort.

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