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
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
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
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
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
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