Peter Kox

Peter Kox ( born February 23, 1964 in Eindhoven ) is a Dutch racing driver.

Peter Kox began his career, like so many racing drivers, in karting. By 1982 he was able to win five titles in this motorsport formula. In 1983 he moved to racing cars and won the overall title of the international Formula Ford Championship. In 1989, he secured the Rating deployed in the Benelux Formula Opel Championship.

About the British Formula 3 Championship ( 1990, third in the overall standings ) came from the Netherlands in 1991 in the formula 3000th He ran two seasons in this series and was able to celebrate a race win. The hoped-for step up to Formula 1, but he could not. He then began a career as a touring and sports car drivers build.

After two years in the Dutch Touring Car Championship Kox works driver was at BMW. In 1995 he was second overall in the Super Tourenwagen Cup and won the 24 - hour race at Spa-Francorchamps. In 1996 he moved to the British Touring Car Championship and played sports car race with the McLaren F1, which had a 12 -cylinder engine from BMW. He made ​​his debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a fourth overall and managed a year later as a partner of Roberto Ravaglia and Eric Hélary with the third overall place his best finish at this endurance race.

After the end of the contract he drove BMW touring car race for Honda and at Le Mans the Prodrive Ferrari Maranello - with a class win in 2003 -, the Aston Martin DBR9 and the Spyker C8.

In recent years Kox started on a Lamborghini Murciélago in the FIA ​​GT Championship and the ADAC GT Masters series.

Le Mans results

  • Drivers in the 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Formula 3000 racer
  • Racers (Netherlands)
  • Born in 1964
  • Man
  • Netherlander