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This 27-year-old young man from Lommel aspired from an early age to become a race driver.
At the age of 10 he made his first laps on the indoor karting circuit.
Soon he was picked up by Daems Racing Team, who taught him the first tricks and techniques of the trade.
After a few years, it was time for a new challenge, the Legend Car Series!
In this 2 seasons he gained track experience and became more adequate at sprint racing
In 2007, Niels Lagrange wrote history as the youngest pilot ever (16) to act on the starting grid of the 24 Hours of Zolder with a Dodge Viper.
However, he has gained the most experience beneath the wings of First Motorsport, guided by Jo Jamers.
In 2008, his first season Belgian GT Championship, Niels won the championship title in division 3 and a second general place during the 24 Hours of Zolder.
With First Motorsport, Niels Lagrange descended that same year to Dubai, to appear at the start of the famous 24h-race.
With the brand new Lamborghini Gallorde LP560-4 from Argo Racing team, Lagrange starts the new season of the Belcar Endurance.
With this showpiece, he and his teammate Danny De Laet throw big eyes in the racing world and gets many pole positions on his name.
After a break of a few years Niels Lagrange goes back in 2015 to the start line of the 24 Hours of Zolder with a BMW 235i.
Niels feels the passion again and decides to participate in the BMW 235i Cup in 2016, in collaboration with the company Chrisal.
This cooperation is going so well that in 2017 a European championship is being chosen, the Blancpain Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe
This all happened under the supervision of Chrisal Leipert Motorsport and with teammate Pieter Vanneste.
The duo managed to place themselves on the podium in Pro-Am class several times with their Lamborghini Huracán.
CIRCUIT MONZA | ITALY | 21-22 APRIL 2018
Autodromo Nazionale di Monza is a 5,793 km long circuit located near the town of Monza in northern Italy.
The circuit consists of long straights and fast mostly right turns and some short chicanes.
Despite several attempts to moderate the high speeds, Monza is still the most favourite high-speed circuit.
CIRCUIT SILVERSTONE | UNITED KINGDOM | 19-20 MAY 2018
Silverstone is a road racing circuit in Great Britain at Silverstone.
The course in Northamptonshire, originally served as a training airfield for the British bombers in the Second World War.
In 1948, a Grand Prix for Formula 1 was organized here for the first time.
In 2010, Formula 1 seemed to be moving to the Donington circuit, but due to financial setbacks, this did not work out.
Bernie Ecclestone then signed a new seventeen-year contract with the management of Silverstone, so that the circuit is insured of a place on the calendar until 2027.
CIRCUIT MISANO | ITALY | 22-24 JUNE 2018
HThe Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, formerly the Circuito Internazionale Santamonica is a racetrack in Misano Adriatico on the Adriatic Sea in Italy.
The track was designed in 1969 and the first race took place in 1972. When the track was designed it had a length of 3,488 km but the track was extended in 1993 to 4,064km.
CIRCUIT SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS | BELGIUM | 26-29 JULY 2018
The circuit of Spa-Francorchamps is considered as the most beautiful circuit in the world by many drivers.
Despite the many innovations, it is still an authentic and old race circuit that follows the natural slopes of the landscape.
The circuit has a length of 7 km and is characterized by a steep slope namely the Radillion.
The "Raidillon on the Eau Rouge" (often the entire curvature combination is erroneously called "Eau Rouge", while only the little nod at the bottom of the hill is called "Eau Rouge"), is probably the most famous part of the circuit. It is a long bend, just after the old pit lane, which leads the riders right up to the pine forest.
In Formula 1, this bend is normally taken full throttle.
CIRCUIT ZOLDER | BELGIUM | 09-12 AUGUST 2018
Circuit Zolder (also: ‘Circuit of Terlaemen’ or ‘Omloop van Terlaemen’) is a Belgian race circuit located in Heusden-Zolder.
Mainly Belgian races are held, as well as Zolder's night. The most famous race on this circuit is the 24 Hours of Zolder.
The circuit has a length of 4 km and is known as a heavy braking circuit because of the many curves on a short distance.
CIRCUIT NURBURGRING | DUITSLAND | 14-16 SEPTEMBER 2018
The Nürburgring is a race circuit in Nürburg, in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
On 27 September 1925 the construction of the circuit began around the village and the medieval castle Nürburg in the Eifel.
The opening was on the weekend of 18 and 19 June 1927.
The circuit is nicknamed 'The Green Hell'. In the past the race took the riders over 28 km.
It consisted of the Nordschleife (22.8 km) and Südschleife (7.7 km), along 173 bends (89 left and 84 right turns).
The circuit was built at the time as part of a major employment project to smooth the economy in the Eifel and in the following years became one of the most famous circuits in the world.
But since the famous Austrian Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda made a heavy (almost deadly) crash in 1976, just before the Bergwerk bend, the circuit is no longer used for Formula 1 races.
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