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Rinus van Kalmthout

Rinus van Kalmthout

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Rinus van Kalmthout (born September 11, 2000 in Hoofddorp, North Holland) is a Dutch racing driver, also known as Rinus VeeKay. Rinus is the son of Marijn van Kalmthout, a gentleman racing driver in the BOSS GP series.

Career

Karting

Van Kalmthout started karting in 2009. The eight year old won races in the 4-stroke cadet championship with a DR chassis. He finished second in the championship. During the 2009-2010 winter season Van Kalmthout won the 4-stroke cadet series. The following season the young driver graduated into the Briggs & Stratton World Formula 4-stroke class winning the Dutch and Benelux championships. He also focused on the Rotax Max Minimax class winning the Dutch championship in 2012 and Junior championship in 2013. Throughout 2014 and 2015 Van Kalmthout raced in various Rotax Max racing series. He finished second in the Rotax Max Euro Challenge Senior class, behind Pierce Lehane.

Single seater

Introduced as Rinus VeeKay Van Kalmthout signed with Carlin Benik to race in the American based USF2000. Van Kalmthout tested the Tatuus USF-17 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The young Dutch driver ran constant top-ten times for the new driver, new team entry. To further prepare for the 2017 season Van Kalmthout raced in the final two rounds of the French V de V Challenge Monoplace. In an MP Motorsport entered 2013 Tatuus Formula Renault 2.0 car Van Kalmthout scored five podium finishes in six races.

Racing record

U.S. F2000 National Championship

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Rank Points
2017 Pabst Racing Services STP
3
STP
2
BAR
3
BAR
4
IMS
6
IMS
2
ROA
1
ROA
1
IOW
2
TOR
3
TOR
2
MDO
3
MDO
2
WGL
1
2nd 344

* Season still in progress.

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