Famous Racecar Drivers from Belgium

List of notable or famous racecar drivers from Belgium, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in Belgium and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to Belgium. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Belgian racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from Belgium is included when available.

List people range from Lucien Bianchi to Charles de Tornaco.

This historic racecar drivers from Belgium list can help answer the questions "Who are some Belgian racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from Belgium?" These prominent racecar drivers of Belgium may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Belgian racecar drivers.

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  • Alain Carpentier de Changy (born in Brussels, 5 February 1922 – died in Etterbeek, 5 August 1994) was a racing driver from Belgium. His single Formula One World Championship Grand Prix attempt was at the 1959 Monaco Grand Prix with a Cooper run by Ecurie Nationale Belge, but he failed to qualify. He was more successful in sports car racing.
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1922-1994)
    • Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
  • André Milhoux

    André Milhoux (born 9 December 1928) is a former racing driver from Belgium. He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, the 1956 German Grand Prix on 5 August 1956, however he had to retire after 15 laps due to an engine failure. He scored no championship points.
    • Age: 94
    • Birthplace: Belgium
  • André Pilette

    André Pilette (6 October 1918 – 27 December 1993), son of former Indy 500 participant Théodore Pilette, was a racing driver from Belgium. He participated in 14 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 17 June 1951. He scored 2 championship points. His son Teddy Pilette also became a racing driver, although his F1 career in the mid-1970s was much briefer.
    • Age: Dec. at 75 (1918-1993)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Arthur Legat (1 November 1898 – 23 February 1960) was a racing driver from Haine-Saint-Paul, Belgium. He participated in two Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 22 June 1952. He scored no championship points. Legat won the Grand Prix des Frontières at Chimay in 1931 and 1932 with a Bugatti.
    • Age: Dec. at 61 (1898-1960)
    • Birthplace: La Louvière, Belgium
  • Bernard de Dryver

    Bernard de Dryver (Brussels, 19 September 1952) is a racing driver from Belgium. He entered two World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, the Belgian Grand Prix in 1977 and 1978. In 1977 he entered a non-works March, but failed to make the grid. The following year he entered a privately run Ensign but did not qualify for official practice. He raced a full season in the Aurora UK Formula One Championship in 1979, driving a Fittipaldi, scoring a number of podiums and finishing fourth in the championship. He is still involved in motor sport, most recently in GT Racing.
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
  • Bertrand Baguette (born 23 February 1986) is a Belgian professional racing driver. Since 2000, he has competed in various motorsport formulae. He currently competes in Super GT for Honda on the n°17 Honda NSX-GT from Keihin Real Racing. In 2013 he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMP2 class and the 2013 FIA WEC World Champion LMP2 class for drivers and teams.
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Verviers, Belgium