Historic Overview Marc Goossens

Rider

Overall Rank4747
NameMarc GOOSSENS
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth11-Feb-1958 - Gent (Oost Vlaanderen)
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Marc Goossens - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1980 Masta 11 468
2. 1981 Boston 133 289
3. 1982 Kondor 195 223
4. 1983 7-Eleven 53 385
5. 1984 Tönissteiner 114 298
Overall: 506 4747

Biography

Marc Goossens nicknamed The Goose (born 30 November 1969) is a Belgian professional racing driver who drove in Formula 3000 from 1994 to 1996 and part-time from 1999 to 2001. In between he drove in endurance races and is a veteran of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. From 2002 to 2005 he then raced in FIA GT. In 2007 and 2008 he drove a Riley-Pontiac Daytona Prototype at the Rolex Sports Car Series, scoring two wins with teammate Jim Matthews.

He also finished 9th in his first NASCAR Busch Series start at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in 2006 for Robert Yates Racing. He made his NASCAR Cup Series debut in August at Watkins Glen International but crashed out and finished 43rd. He made another Cup start in 2007 in Infineon Raceway. He was running well until a mechanical failure dropped him to 36th.

Goossens holds the record of four wins (1997, 1998, 2005, 2007) in Zolder 24 Hours race along with Vincent Dupont and Anthony Kumpen. Also, he won the Belcar in 2005 with a Chrysler Viper and in 2011 with a Porsche 911.

Goossens competed at the GTE Pro class of the 2011 Le Mans Series with a ProSpeed Competition Porsche 911, partnering with Marco Holzer.

In 2012 he was hired by the Chrysler Corporation's SRT Motorsports racing team to drive a Viper GT Le Mans in the American Le Mans Series. With Dominik Farnbacher as teammate in 2013, he scored a class win and three podiums. Continuing with SRT in the 2014 United SportsCar Championship, the Belgian scored six class podiums. In 2015 he continued with Viper but in the GT Daytona class, winning the Six Hours at the Glen. In 2016 he drove a Coyote Corvette Daytona Prototype for VisitFlorida Racing with Ryan Dalziel, finishing third at the 24 Hours of Daytona. He continued with VisitFlorida in the 2017 IMSA SportsCar Championship.

source - Wikipedia