Photo are courtesy of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series / Stephane Azemard

Date of Birth: 12 March 1962
Birth Place: Brussels, Belgium
Team: Motorsport 98
Debut Season: 2015
Starts: 23 (Elite 1), 23 (Elite 2)
Wins: 0 (Elite 1), 0 (Elite 2) 
Podiums: 0 (Elite 1), 0 (Elite 2) 
Poles: 0 (Elite 1), 0 (Elite 2) 
Fastest Laps: 0 (Elite 1), 0 (Elite 2) 

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Primarily competing in sports car racing and historic motorsport, De Doncker has been a regular competitor in the Euro Series ever since he and his team Motorsport 98 first competed in 2015. With a total 40 starts across both divisions coming to the start of the 2019 season, De Doncker is one of the more experienced drivers in the grid as he returns to the series this year after a one-year absence to focus on the Michelin Le Mans Cup’s LMP3 Class, where he once again will be doing the double duty in his No. 98 Motorsport 98 Ford Mustang.

Year-by-Year Statistics:

Season Class Car # Wins Podiums Top 5’s Top 10’s Points Pos.
2019 Elite 1 98 0 0 0 0 54 37th
2019 Elite 2 98 0 0 0 0 93 30th
2017 Elite 1 98 0 0 0 0 87 30th
2017 Elite 2 98 0 0 2 2 105 29th
2016 Elite 1 98 0 0 0 0 262 20th
2016 Elite 2 98 0 0 2 6 300 20th
2015 Elite 1 98 0 0 0 0 452 15th
2015 Elite 2 98 0 0 0 6 537 8th

2019 Race-by-Race Statistics:

Elite 1:

Race Grid Pos Finish Pos Status
Valencia 1 26 26 DNF (Mechanical)
Valencia 2 22 DNS Did Not Start
Brands Hatch 1 26 25 DNF (Mechanical)
Brands Hatch 2 22 29 DNF (Physical)
Most 1 21 13* Running
Most 2 18 DNS* Did Not Start

* De Doncker initially was docked 5 points at the first race at Most, although he would regain those five points in the second race at Most despite not starting the race.

Elite 2:

Race Grid Pos Finish Pos Status
Valencia 1 9 14 Running
Valencia 2 9 18 Running
Brands Hatch 1 21 13 Running
Brands Hatch 2 18 DNS Did Not Start
Most 1 9 11 Running
Most 2 8 DNS Did Not Start

Previous Career Accomplishments:

  • 2017 – Michelin Le Mans Cup – LMP3 Class 3rd Place
  • 2016 – Group C Racing Series Class 1 Champion, Le Mans Classic – Plateau 5 Runner-Up
  • 2008 – GT4 European Cup Champion
  • 2007 – GT4 European Cup Champion

Previous Career Accomplishments are courtesy of Driver Database.