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Jan Heylen

Jan Heylen, Champ Car Zolder, Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, 26th August 2007. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Jan Heylen, Champ Car Zolder, Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, 26th August 2007. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

01 May 1980
Geel

Nationality:

Belgium

F3000 starts:

4 (2004)

After his Formula 3000 spell, Helyen was in Champ Car, after a spell in the European Megane Trophy (which he won in 2005) and GT racing. Was then later in Indy Lights, but now in sportscars in America, either in the United Sportscar Championship or the IMSA GT3 Championship. In 2019, he switched to touring cars and the Michelin Pilot Challenge. He has also been working as a racing instructor for Volkswagen, where he particularly features on kart drivers. He is now based in Tampa, Florida. Heylen was also the winner of the 2002 Formula Ford Festival race after an extensive karting career.

Biography last updated 20 Jan 2019