Born on 12.01.1924 in Brussels. He startet his racing driver career together with Charles Fraikin, with whom he drove a lot of rallies on Jaguar until 1955. In 1995 he drove successfully on 300 SL-Touring car for Mercedes-Benz, primarily in Italy. He made his name for himself in international motor racing throughout his seven years of constant membership of Ferrari sports car team. He drove for this and some other brands numerous Formula 1 racings. He left motor racing in 1962 after winning of 24 Hours Le Mans for the fourth time.