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Eric Bachelart

Eric Bachelart. Copyright Carlos Ghys, 2018. Used with Permission.

Eric Bachelart. Copyright Carlos Ghys, 2018. Used with Permission.

Eric Bachelart, Lexington, Ohio, 19th July 2008. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Eric Bachelart, Lexington, Ohio, 19th July 2008. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

28 Feb 1961
Brussels

Nationality:

Belgium

F3000 starts:

0 (1988)

Indy 500s:

2 (1992-1995)

Moved to America and found success in Indy Pro, before switching to team ownership. He ran his Conquest team in Indy Pro, then the IRL and then in CART/CCWS. Continued running a team in the IRL until 2012, when he started running a sportscar team under the Conquest banner. After a few lean years of racing, Conquest returned to single-seaters in 2015 in the Indy Lights series but Eric now runs a team, called Scuderia Corsa, in the US Sportscar Series, Pirelli Challenge and the Ferrari Challenge. In 2018, Bachelart even returned to racing after some years out, competing in the Continental Tires Challenge. Eric now lives in Indianapolis with his wife, but suffered tragedy when his son, Eliott, died suddenly in 2018. Eliott had raced briefly in the sport in the late 2000's.

Biography last updated 3 Nov 2018