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Bob Wollek

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Bob Wollek, Le Mans, 2000. Copyright Carlos Ghys (www.carlosghys.be), 2012. Used with Permission.

Bob Wollek, Le Mans, 2000. Copyright Carlos Ghys (www.carlosghys.be), 2012. Used with Permission.

Born:

04 Nov 1943
Strasbourg

Died:

16 Mar 2001
Sebring, Florida, USA

Nationality:

France

F2 starts:

25 (1971-1973)

A very popular sportscar legend, Wollek raced in the discipline for over 30 years. Never did win Le Mans but took 4 Daytona wins, a win at Sebring, the 1983 European Endurance Championship and 3 German sportscar national titles. Away from the tracks, he ran the family car dealership in Strasbourg. Killed in accident whilst on his bicycle outside the Sebring circuit. At the time of his death, he was still a very competitive driver in sportscars.

Biography last updated 1 Feb 2013