Gijs van Lennep

Gijs van Lennep —
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Gijs van Lennep in the ISO-Marlboro IR-01 during practice for the Dutch GP at Zandvoort, in which he finished 6th, scoring one championship point.

Gijs van Lennep is the most successful Dutch racing driver of the 20th century. He excelled in sports car racing, winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1971 and 1976, as well as the Targa Florio in 1973. Driving for Surtees Gijs won the European F5000 championship in 1972 and also raced in Formula 1. In this gallery he is seen driving Frank Williams' ISO-Marlboro at Zandvoort in 1973, and Mo Nunn's Ensign at Zandvoort and the Nürburgring in 1975.


Gijs van Lennep taking his Ensign N174 MN-02 through Tarzan corner in a well controlled power silde during practice for the Dutch GP at Zandvoort.


Gijs van Lennep in the Ensign N174 MN-04 during practice for the 1975 German GP at the Nürburgring. He finished a creditable 6th in the race, scoring another point.


Gijs van Lennep in the Ensign N174 MN-02 during practice for the Dutch GP at Zandvoort 1975.


Gijs van Lennep taking the famous Karrussel in fine style.