In his first season as a competitor in the Belgian Kart Championship he won 5 out of 10 races and finished second in the championship. Graduating from karting Dirk raced for several seasons in the British Formula Ford Championship racing against the likes of Ayrton Senna.

More recently moving on to Touring Cars he raced as a factory driver for Nissan in the Belgian Touring Car Championship in 1998 and 1999. With more than thirty 24 hour races under his belt (including Spa-Francorchamps, Daytona and the Nürburgring) Dirk has won his class on many occasions and now concentrates on endurance events in the Touring and GT classes.

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Dirk shared the first Falken Nissan 350Z entry at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife with Peter Drumbeck

Photo Gallery

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Concentration...   24 hrs Nürburgring 2007   We always gain positions in the night   24 hrs Nürburgring 2007   VLN 2006, first Falken 350Z entry
Testing the 350Z   VLN 2006 Porsche 996 Cup   VLN 2005 Manthey Racing   With the Falken Skyline through the night on the Nordschleife   Nürburgring 24 hrs 2004, 5th scratch and 1st in class
Tanaka, Schoysman, Kinoshita and Asch before the start   Skyline exit Karusell   Nürburgring 24 hrs 2000   Nürburgring 24 hrs 2000 in a GT2 Supra   Spa 24 hrs 1999, 4th overall
Testing a Super Touring Car at Enna Pergusa   Belgian Touring Car Championship 1998 in an official Primera   Spa 24 hrs 1998   Spa 24 hrs 1998, La Source   Mégane Cup 1997, 3rd in Championship
Megane Cup 1997, the busstop at Spa   Zolder 24 hrs 1997   24 hrs Daytona '97   Four seasons in Lucien Forier's spectacular Renault 21   24 hrs Zolder 1994 (3rd-scratch)
Spa 24 hrs 1992   Winning Gp N in the Spa 24 hrs 1991   European Championship FF2000, Zolder 1986 (7th)   FF2000 race at Zolder   British FF2000 Championship 1982
Runner up Belgian & Benelux Championship Karting '80-'81