Bio

Nationality: Dutch
Date of Birth: 07 September 1998
Birthplace: Nieuw-Vossemeer
Height: 1.79 m
Weight: 62 kg
Resides: Rijkevorsel (B)

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My name is Martijn van Leeuwen, I’m born on september 7th 1998 in Nieuw Vossemeer. I live with my parents and sister Michelle in Rijkevorsel, Belgium.

I Started karting in 2006, mini category. 2007 was my First full racing season. I participated in Club races and the Dutch Championship. I finished 6th in the Total ranking.

In 2008 I participated in all Dutch championships: NK, HB cup, GP Strijen and club races.

2009 was my First international year. I participated in some italian minikart races to be prepared for the 2010 season in which I focused on the minikart championship in Italy.

In 2011 I moved to the KFJ category. I participated in the Belgian Championship and winterpokal Kerpen and Genk. In the beginning of 2011 I needed some time to get used to the KFJ category. During the last race for the Belgian Championship at Genk, I put myself on Pole position!

For 2012 I moved to the Keijzer racing Zanardi team. I participated in all the main international events: WSK, European Championship, World cup, Academy trophy and German championship.

In 2013 I continued racing with Keijzer Racing (Zanardi). I participated in all the main international events as we did in 2012. Especially the German and European Championship we were very successful, on the end of the season I became German Junior Champion and 3rd at the European Championship. I also prepared myself for KF to make the step in 2014.

2014 I made my debut in KF with Keijzer Racing (zanardi). I participated in all international events: WSK, European and World Championship, German Championship, Wintercup Lonato.Also in 2014 we were very succeed at the German championship and became again German Champion. And last but not least I became 5th at the World Championship.

In 2015 Keijzer Racing decided to go further with CRG, so do I did. This year I participate in KF at all the big international events. And some KZ2 events to be prepared for some more KZ races in 2016.