06. Aug 2021 
by Pierre Van Vliet

While he was trying to reach Formula 1, Thierry Boutsen raced in endurance racing in the beginning of the 80’s, to gain experience at the highest level and to make some money.

In 1983, he won the Monza 1000 km with Bob Wollek aboard this Joest Team entered Porsche 956, beating the works cars, amongst which, the one driven by his mentor Jacky Ickx.

Upset, the Belgian champion refused to join his younger compatriot on the podium…

Source: DR

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