N°306 Car OVERDRIVE TOYOTA

BERNHARD TEN BRINKE

(nld) 1.85m / 90kg

Hobbies

fitness, tennis, running, racing

Sponsors

Eurol, HSF Logistics, Tricorp, Wiggers, Bribus, Logisz, Toyota

2020: 7th (with Colsoul)
2019: ab stage 9 (with Panseri)
2018: ab stage 13, 1 stage win (with Périn)
2016: ab Stage 6, winner prologue (with Colsoul)
2015: 7th (with Colsoul)
2014: 28th (with Baumel)
2012: 8th (with Baumel)

2020: Andalusia Rally, Rally Portalegre (winner)
2019: Rally du Maroc (25th), Hellendoorn Rally (2nd), Baja Aragon (ab), Rally Kazakhstan (stage win), Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (ab from 2nd position on last day), Qatar Cross Country Rally (5th)
2018: Rally du Maroc (6th)
2017: Baja Poland (3rd), OiLibya Rally du Maroc (12th)
2015: OiLibya du Maroc (9th), Baja Poland (3rd), Baja Hungary (2nd)
2014: Morocco Rally (5th), Baja Poland
2013: Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (3rd), Baja Espana, Morocco Rally (40th - 1 stage win)
2012: Morocco Rally (Ab.), Dutch WRC championship
2011: winner Morocco Rally, Baja Espana (2nd)
2011: WRC Portugal (23rd, 3rd A2 class), IRC Ypres (8th)

Interview

Improving is always the goal

Like many others, the plans Bernhard ten Brinke had to prepare for the Dakar were more or less washed out by the pandemic. Nevertheless the Dutch driver and his Belgian copilot Tom Colsoul managed to do a shortened but intensive program. In the 2018 edition of the Dakar Bernhard ten Brinke was the first Dutchman ever to win a stage in the car category. In 2020 he equaled his best result: 7th in the general standings. Improving is always the goal for business -and sportsman Ten Brinke, who spends as much time and effort as possible coaching his 15 years old son Thomas in Formula 4 championships.

B.t.B.: “We are back with Overdrive, instead of in the Gazoo factory team, but I actually consider that a positive step. It is easier to do what we think is important, and prepare our own program. We couldn’t do as many events as we would have wanted, but with rallies in Poland, Spain, Portugal and Saudi Arabia we were able to prepare thoroughly for the Dakar. There was some getting used to the digital roadbook, but actually it is quite okay.”

Vehicle

OVERDRIVE TOYOTA

  • Mark : TOYOTA
  • Model : HILUX OVERDRIVE
  • Performance tuner : Toyota Gazoo Racing
  • Assistance : Toyota Gazoo Racing
  • Class : T1.1 petrol modified A-T 4x4

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All news of B. Ten brinke

Newsflashes - 06/01 11:30 [GMT +3] - Auto

Ten Brinke gives up

Bernhard ten Brinke will not be starting today's special. A crash in the closing kilometres of yesterday's stage, when a provisional podium spot seemed within reach, wrecked his Toyota. Despite Tim and Tom Coronel's best attempts to help their countryman, the Dutchman eventually had to call his support team. While Ten Brinke started today's link sector, this is the...

Newsflashes - 05/01 13:38 [GMT +3] - Auto

Ten Brinke rolls

They were among the first five drivers after 354 km, but Bernhard Ten Brinke and his Belgian co-pilot Tom Colsoul rolled their car 10 km further on. Fortunately, this accident has not had serious consequences for the Toyota duo, who are now awaiting their assistance team.

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