|Intro||Dutch racecar driver|
|Birth||20 March 1895, Haarlem, County of Holland, Holy Roman Empire, Netherlands|
|Death||1 January 1965 (aged 69 years)|
Herman Roosdorp was a Dutch racing driver who lived a long period of his life in Belgium. He was born on the 19th of April 1895. He started as a house painter before becoming a car dealer. He was the first Dutch man to buy a Ferrari. In Antwerp (Borgerhout) he owned a garage and was dealer for Vanguard. His daughter Anni Roosdorp did also pursue a racing career.
Herman was a competent racing driver who raced mainly between 1949 and 1954, mostly in Ferraris. During these years, recording a number of good results, including a wins and numerous podiums finishes, with the majority of these at national events. His greatest racing achievement, when partnered by Toni Ulmen, he finished third in the 24 Heures de Spa Francorchamps. He introduced the Coupe Roosdorp or Roosdorp Cup, that was awarded to the driver of the day during the National races at Zandvoort. A group of journalists chose this driver.
|1949||DMV Grenzlanringrennen||2nd||Herman Roosdorp||Ferrari 166 SC|
|Großer Preis von Nürburgring||3rd||Herman Roosdorp||Veritas-BMW RS|
|1950||12 heures de Paris||3rd||Herman Roosdorp||Ferrari 166 MM|
|1953||24 Heures de Spa Francorchamps||3rd||Herman Roosdorp||Jaguar C-Type|
Complete 24 Hours of Spa results
|1949||Herman Roosdorp||Adolf de Ridder||Ferrari 166 MM||S2.0||8th||8th|
|1953||Herman Roosdorp||Toni Ulmen||Jaguar C-Type||S||3rd||3rd|
Complete 12 Hours of Paris results
|1950||Herman Roosdorp||André Pilette||Ferrari 166 MM||S2.0||3rd||2nd|