Harald Huysman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Harald Huysman

Norwegian racing driver

Date of Birth: 07-Jan-1959

Place of Birth: Fredrikstad, Eastern Norway, Norway

Profession: engineer, racing driver

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Harald Huysman

  • Harald Huysman (born January 7, 1959) is a former race car driver from Norway. He competed in FF1600 (Formula Ford) in which he won the Benelux and European championships, F3, World Sports Car Championship and Le Mans as well as Indy Lights, Toyota Atlantic, Barber Saab Pro Series and the Porsche Supercup. Since ending his own driving career he has been manager for Jenson Button and more recently a number of other junior racing talents.
  • He also discovered and helped Kimi Räikkönen enter Formula One.
  • He previously ran a karting facility in Oslo and has developed a portfolio of motoring business interests including a BMW dealership in Oslo, importing Porsches to Norway and organising corporate events.
  • Huysman is the majority shareholder in Rudskogen race circuit, Norway's national motorsport facility, which is undergoing huge development (Michael Schumacher is also a shareholder). He has also been a Formula 1 commentator for Norwegian TV.

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