Historic Overview Joseph Planckaert

Rider

Overall Rank111
NameJoseph PLANCKAERT
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth04-May-1934 - Poperinge (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death22-May-2007 - Zwevegem (West Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Joseph Planckaert

Joseph "Jef" Planckaert (4 May 1934 – 22 May 2007) was a Belgian racing cyclist. He is seen as one of the best Belgian cyclists of the 1950s and 1960s.

His best season was 1962, when on the citadel of Namen he became Belgian champion, won Paris–Nice and the Tour de Luxembourg, won Liège–Bastogne–Liège and became second in the Tour de France. He also won Omloop Het Volk in 1958, and Four Days of Dunkirk in 1957, 1960 and 1963.

In the Tour de France he finished 6 times in the top 20 in the final standings. In 1961 he won the 6th stage. In 1962, Planckaert wore the yellow jersey for 7 consecutive days. Planckaert ended his career in 1965.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Liège - Bastogne - Liège 1962
Omloop Het Volk 1958
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1955, 1960
Tour de France - stages 1961 (1)

Seasons

Joseph Planckaert - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1954 Alcyon - Dunlop 169 216
2. 1955 Elvé - Peugeot 325 143
3. 1956 Elvé - Peugeot 985 37
4. 1957 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 1950 8
5. 1958 Carpano 1785 10
6. 1959 Carpano 612 70
7. 1960 Wiel's - Flandria 2039 5
8. 1961 Wiel's - Flandria 1711 7
9. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2772 1
10. 1963 Faema - Flandria 878 44
11. 1964 Flandria - Roméo 810 50
12. 1965 Solo - Superia 477 97
Overall: 14513 111