Thierry Boutsen

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Thierry Marc Boutsen (born 13 July 1957 in Brussels, Belgium) is a Belgian former racing driver best known for his appearances in Formula One.

Formula One

1987-1989: Benetton

After debuting in the early 1980s, Boutsen was established as Benetton's team leader by 1987. Benetton were a decent midfield team in 1987 and Boutsen was able to finish on the podium twice - taking second places at home in Belgium and also in Detroit. Boutsen finished in ninth place.

Benetton took a massive nosedive in performance in the next two years and as such Boutsen failed to score in either 1988 or 1989.

1990-: March

After Benetton disbanded their team in favour of purchasing a share in Arrows, Boutsen opted to sign with the Leyton House March Racing Team in 1990. Using Honda engines, March were a marked improvement on the Benetton of the previous years and as a result Boutsen would return to the points on occasion.

Boutsen continued with March in 1991.

Formula One Career Results

Season Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pts Pos
1980 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png B&S Fabrications Spartec-Hart RSA ARG BRA USW ESP BEL
ENT
MON MEX SMR FRA GBR GER AUT ITA CAN CPA DUB 0* *
1981-1986, TBC
1987 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Benetton Formula Benetton-Ford AUS
7
SMR
8
BEL
2
MON
Ret
CAN
4
DET
2
FRA
Ret
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
HUN
Ret
YUG
Ret
ITA
Ret
POR
Ret
EUR
Ret
JPN
5
MEX
Ret
17 9th
1988 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Benetton Formula Benetton-Ford BRA
Ret
SMR
Ret
MON
Ret
MEX
13
CAN
12
DET
Ret
FRA
Ret
GBR
INJ
GER
INJ
HUN
INJ
YUG
Ret
SOV
Ret
ITA
Ret
BEL
Ret
JPN
15
AUS
15
0 -
1989 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Benetton Formula Benetton-Ford BRA
11
SMR
13
MON
12
FRA
16
USA
Ret
CAN
12
GBR
13
GER
DNQ
HUN
12
SOV
Ret
POR
9
ITA
DNQ
BEL
Ret
JPN
Ret
AUS
15
MEX
Ret
0 -
1990 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Leyton House March Racing Team March-Ford USA
Ret
BRA
11
JPN
8
SMR
Ret
MON
Ret
CAN
16†
MEX
Ret
FRA
Ret
GBR
5
GER
7
HUN
5
SOV
C
BEL
Ret
ITA
8
POR
7
JPN
Ret
AUS
Ret
4 12th
1991 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png Leyton House Racing Team March-Ford USA
16
BRA
Ret
JPN
15
SMR
Ret
MON
DNQ
CAN
DNQ
MEX
Ret
FRA
Ret
GBR
DNPQ
GER
Ret
HUN
DNPQ
BEL
DNPQ
ITA
12
POR
DNPQ
ESP
12
JPN
DNPQ
AUS
DNPQ
0 -