Photos of René Metge's cars

Spa 24 Hours24 H de Francorchamps27.7.1975
2727 - Triumph Dolomite Sprint - Butch Tailor Racing TeamTriumph Dolomite Sprint - Triumph L4 1998 cc N/A
Butch Tailor Racing TeamClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Handley (GB)/Julien Vernaeve (B)/René Metge (F)Result: did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 20th (4:47.007)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/09/2012Photo by courtesy of: Michel Luxen
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps25.7.1976
5050 - Triumph Dolomite SprintTriumph Dolomite Sprint - Triumph L4 1998 cc N/ADiv.2
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Julien Vernaeve (B)/Guy Pirenne (B)/René Metge (F)Result: 14th
Grid: 24th
Colours: dark
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 09/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Marie Colleye
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans12.6.1977
4747 - Porsche Carrera RSR - Anny-Charlotte Verney - B.P.Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 2993 cc N/AGr.5
Anny-Charlotte Verney - B.P.Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Anny-Charlotte Verney (F)/Dany Snobeck (F)/René Metge (F)/Hubert Striebig (F)
listed, never drove:
Guy Chasseuil (F)
Result: 18th
Grid: 38th (4:22.600)
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/09/2004Photo by courtesy of: Eric Landmann
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans10.6.1979
8484 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0151 - Anny-Charlotte VerneyPorsche 934 #930 670 0151 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Anny-Charlotte VerneyClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Anny-Charlotte Verney (F)/Patrick Bardinon (F)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Klaus Utz (D), Armin Jahn (D)
Result: 19th
Grid: 48th (4:12.290) - 49th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver (+black/yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps22.7.1979
5656 - Triumph Dolomite Sprint - ElviaTriumph Dolomite Sprint - Triumph L4 1998 cc N/Aser.T2.5
ElviaClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F)/René Metge (F)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 8th (2:50.170)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/01/2014Photo by courtesy of: Michel Broucke
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps, Trophee Diners Club26.7.1981
3434 - BMW 530i - J.M.S.R.T.BMW 530i - BMW L6 2999 cc N/AserT+2.5
J.M.S.R.T. (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Claude Ballot-Léna (F)/Jean-Marc Smadja (F)/René Metge (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 23rd (2:58.220)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 19/04/2016Photo by courtesy of: Marc Boels
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans20.6.1982
7878 - Porsche 935 K3 #930 770 0911 (009 0005) (Kremer) - Cooke Racing - B.P.Porsche 935 K3 #930 770 0911 (009 0005) (Kremer) - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboIMSA GTX
Cooke Racing - B.P. (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dany Snobeck (F)/François Servanin (F)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Xavier Lapeyre (F), F. Bodin
Result: 5th
Grid: 34th (3:52.680)
Colours: black (+yellow/green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
Spa 24 Hours24 H/U Francorchamps31.7.1983
1919 - Rover Vitesse - Austin Rover GroupRover Vitesse # - Rover V8 3532 cc N/ADiv.3
Austin Rover GroupClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Steve Soper (GB)/Eddy Joosen (B)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Jeff Allam (GB)
Result: did not finish (Rear axle)
Grid: 19th (2:51.720)
Colours: beige (+brown)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/03/2019Photo by courtesy of: Pascal Verheuge and Norbert Vogel
Spa 24 Hours24 H/U Francorchamps31.7.1983
2020 - Rover Vitesse - Austin Rover GroupRover Vitesse # - Rover V8 3532 cc N/ADiv.3
Austin Rover GroupClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jeff Allam (GB)Steve Soper (GB)/Pete Lovett (GB)
listed, never drove:
Eddy Joosen (B), René Metge (F)
Result: 3rd
Grid: 14th (2:49.780)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
Tourist TrophyCanon RAC Tourist Trophy11.9.1983
2020 - Rover Vitesse - Tom Walkinshaw RacingRover Vitesse # - Rover /TWR V8 3532 cc N/ADiv.3
Tom Walkinshaw Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Steve Soper (GB)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Eddy Joosen (B)
Result: winner
Grid: 2nd (1:39.060)
Colours: yellow/red
Tyres: Dunlop/Michelin
Photo updated: 23/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans17.6.1984
1616 - Porsche 956 #007 - GTi EngineeringPorsche 956 #007 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C1
GTi Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Lloyd (GB)/Nick Mason (GB)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Walter Murdoch (GB)
Result: did not finish (DQ: outside assistance)
Grid: 21st (3:40.960) - 22nd fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
Spa 24 Hours24 H/U Francorchamps29.7.1984
2929 - BMW 635 CSi - Bavaria AutomobilesBMW 635 CSi # - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3500 cc N/ADiv.3
Bavaria AutomobilesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Claude Ballot-Léna (F)/Gérard Bleynie (F)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Roger Dorchy (F)
Result: 13th
Grid: 3rd (2:43.950)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/03/2019Photo by courtesy of: Pascal Verheuge
Grand Prix BrnoMistrovství Evropy, Grand Prix Brno9.6.1985
1212 - BMW 635 CSi #E24 RA2-51 - Bavaria AutomobilesBMW 635 CSi #E24 RA2-51 - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3475 cc N/ADiv.3
Bavaria AutomobilesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /René Metge (F)/Philippe Haezebrouck (F)Result: 5th
Grid: 9th (3:43.660)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 14/12/2009Photo by courtesy of: Florent Moulin and Rudolf Fried
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps - Lotto Trophy28.7.1985
1212 - BMW 635 CSi - Bavaria AutomobilesBMW 635 CSi # - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3475 cc N/ADiv.3
Bavaria AutomobilesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Claude Ballot-Léna (F)/Jean-Claude Andruet (F)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Dominique Fornage (F)
Result: 8th
Grid: 13th (2:44.680)
Colours: white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 23/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Norbert Vogel
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps - Lotto Trophy28.7.1985
1616 - BMW 635 CSi - Bavaria AutomobilesBMW 635 CSi - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3475 cc N/ADiv.3
Bavaria AutomobilesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean-Marie Pirnay (B)/Pierre de Thoisy (F)/Philippe Haezebrouck (F)
listed, never drove:
René Metge (F), Henri Pescarolo (F), Jean-Pierre Gabreau (B)
Result: did not finish (Distributor shaft)
Grid: 16th (2:45.330)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Norbert Vogel
Le Mans TestLe Mans Official Test Session9.5.1986
180180 - Porsche 961 #WP0ZZZ93ZFS010016 - Porsche AGPorsche 961 #WP0ZZZ93ZFS010016 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 2600 cc 2xKKKGTX
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /René Metge (F)Result: 10th 1st in GTX
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Patrice Mahe
Le Mans SprintLe Mans Official Test Session9.5.1986
180180 - Porsche 961 #WP0ZZZ93ZFS010016 - Porsche AGPorsche 961 #WP0ZZZ93ZFS010016 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 2600 cc 2xKKKGTX
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Claude Ballot-Léna (F)/René Metge (F)Result: did not finish (1:Transmission; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: did not finish (Transmission) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 01/02/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans1.6.1986
180180 - Porsche 961 #WP0ZZZ93ZFS010016 - Porsche AGPorsche 961 #WP0ZZZ93ZFS010016 - Porsche Type 935/82 F6 4v DOHC 2600 cc 2xKKKGTX
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Claude Ballot-Léna (F)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Jim Busby (USA)
Result: 7th 1st in GTX
Grid: 26th (3:43.350)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Banks
Grand Prix BrnoMistrovství Evropy, Grand Prix Brno8.6.1986
2323 - BMW 635 CSi - Bavaria AutomobilesBMW 635 CSi # - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3475 cc N/ADiv.3
Bavaria AutomobilesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Alex Guyaux (B)/René Metge (F)/Philippe Haezebrouck (F)Result: did not finish
Grid: 12th (3:38.820)
Colours: white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 21/12/2009Photo by courtesy of: Rudolf Fried
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps - Lotto Trophy3.8.1986
2323 - BMW 635 CSi - Bavaria AutomobilesBMW 635 CSi # - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3475 cc N/ADiv.3
Bavaria AutomobilesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Marc Sourd (F)/René Metge (F)/Philippe Haezebrouck (F)
listed, never drove:
Claude Ballot-Léna (F)
Result: 4th
Grid: 20th (2:44.150)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/03/2019Photo by courtesy of: Glyn Parham and Pascal Verheuge
Tourist TrophyIstel RAC Tourist Trophy7.9.1986
2929 - BMW 635 CSi #RA2/75 - Alpina - Le Garage du BacBMW 635 CSi #RA2/75 - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3475 cc N/ADiv.3
Alpina - Le Garage du BacClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Michel Trollé (F)/Fabien Giroix (F)/René Metge (F)Result: 6th
Grid: 16th (1:37.960)
Colours: blue (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 23/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans14.6.1987
203203 - Porsche 961 #WP0ZZZ93ZFS010016 - Porsche AGPorsche 961 #WP0ZZZ93ZFS010016 - Porsche Type 935/82 F6 4v DOHC 2847 cc 2xKKKIMSA
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Claude Haldi (CH)/Kees Nierop (CDN)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Günter Steckkönig (D)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 31st (3:50.860)
Colours: white/blue (+gold/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/10/2007Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere and Norman Date
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps2.8.1987
1616 - BMW 635 CSi - Bavaria AutomobilesBMW 635 CSi - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3475 cc N/ADiv.3
Bavaria AutomobilesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F)/Joël Gouhier (F)/René Metge (F)
DNS:
Pascal Witmeur (B)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th (2:43.680) - 25th fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Glyn Parham
Dijon 500 Kilometres500 km de Bourgogne29.5.1988
2727 - Ford Sierra RS 500 - Bavaria AutomobilesFord Sierra RS 500 # - Ford L4 1993 cc TurboDiv.3
Bavaria AutomobilesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F)/René Metge (F)Result: did not finish
Grid: 8th (1:27.750)
Colours: white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Glyn Parham
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps - Lotto Trophy31.7.1988
2626 - Ford Sierra RS 500 - Bavaria AutoFord Sierra RS 500 # - Ford L4 1993 cc TurboDiv.3
Bavaria AutoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Marc Sourd (F)/Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F)/René Metge (F)Result: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 40th (2:51.300)
Colours: white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Stephane Ragondet Le Mans Motorsport
Spa 24 Hours24 Heures de Francorchamps - Lotto Trophy23.7.1989
77 - Ford Sierra RS 500 - Fornage CompetitionFord Sierra RS 500 - Ford L4 1993 cc TurboA/Div.3
Fornage CompetitionClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bernard de Dryver (B)/Denis Morin (F)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
David Velay (F)
Result: 15th
Grid: 7th (2:40.590)
Colours: green/white (+orange)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 14/09/2014Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and Benoît Lays www.leredacteurauto.be
Le Mans TestEssais des 24 Heures du Mans4.5.2003
6868 - Chrysler Viper GTS-R #C34 - Scorp Motorsport CommunicationChrysler Viper GTS-R #C34 - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGTS
Scorp Motorsport Communication (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Luis Marques (F)/Christian Lavielle (F)/René Metge (F)/Dominique Dupuy (F)Result: 51st
Colours: black/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/12/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Eric Descombes Sportmeca
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans15.6.2003
6868 - Chrysler Viper GTS-R #C34 - Scorp Motorsport ComunicationsChrysler Viper GTS-R #C34 - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGTS
Scorp Motorsport Comunications (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dominique Dupuy (F)/Luis Marques (F)/Olivier Thévenin (F)
preliminary session only:
René Metge (F), Christian Lavielle (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 32nd (4:04.822) - 33rd fastest qualifier
Colours: black/red
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Pincus © 2003-2009
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