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Hans-Georg Burger

Hans-Georg Burger. Copyright Carlos Ghys (www.carlosghys.be), 2012. Used with Permission.

Hans-Georg Burger. Copyright Carlos Ghys (www.carlosghys.be), 2012. Used with Permission.

Born:

01 Apr 1952
Trier

Died:

22 Jul 1980
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nationality:

Germany

F2 starts:

5 (1980)

Killed in the warm-up session for the Formula 2 race at Zandvoort, dying of head injuries when he crashed into a metal pole. Primarily a sportscar driver in his career, Burger started his career in 1976 and in 1977 progressed to the Renault 5 Cup. He impressed in both his national and the European series which earnt him a crack at Formula 3. In 1978, he came second in the German Formula 3 championship but also raced Procars, Interserie and the long-distance endurance events like Le Mans.

Biography last updated 24 Jan 2017