Stefan Bellof was a German racing driver, best known for setting the fastest lap ever on the Nordschleife configuration at the Nürburgring in 1983, driving a Porsche 956. He was the winner of the Drivers’ Championship in the 1984 FIA World Endurance Championship, driving for the factory Rothmans Porsche team. He also competed with the Tyrrell Formula One team during and. He was killed in an accident during the 1985 1000 km of Spa, a round of the World Endurance Championship.
|Born:||Nov 20, 1957, Gießen, West Germany|
|Died:||Sept 1, 1985, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium|
|Entries:||22 (20 starts)|
|First entry:||1984 Brazilian Grand Prix|
|Last entry:||1985 Dutch Grand Prix|
About Stefan Bellof
Driving a Porsche 956, he set the fastest lap record in 1983 on the Nordschleife configuration at the Nürburgring. His career tragically ended in a car crash during the Spa World Sportscar Championship race.
He made his Formula One debut in 1984 in the Brazilian Grand Prix but failed to finish his first two races.
He was victorious at the 1984 World Sportscar Championship.
He was born in Gießen, West Germany.
He was scheduled to meet with Enzo Ferrari before his tragic death, a meeting that was set up because of his supreme talent as a driver.
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