Rally racing: Unveiling the Mevius family's legacy
Inspirational stories

Thu. March 14, 6:00PM

Rally racing: Unveiling the Mevius family's legacy

Embark on an unforgettable journey, exploring the Paris Dakar Rally with the Mevius Family in a conversation moderated by esteemed motorsports journalist, Pierre Van Vliet. 

Join us for an adrenaline-fueled discussion like no other, diving into the heart-pounding world of the Paris Dakar Rally through the remarkable lens of the Mevius family.

From the roar of engines to the grit of the desert, experience firsthand the exhilarating challenges and triumphs of this legendary race alongside seasoned rally pilots Grégoire de Mevius, his son Guillaume  de Mevius and the manager of the Overdrive Racing team Jean-Marc Fortin.

Moderated by Pierre Van Vliet, this captivating event offers a rare glimpse into the enduring legacy and unparalleled expertise of the Mevius dynasty, as they share their passion, stories, and insights from the frontlines of rally racing.

Buckle up for an unforgettable discussion that will ignite your passion for adventure and leave you hungry for the next rally conquest!


Grégoire de Mévius

Baron Grégoire de Mevius is a Belgian rally driver active in the years 1988–2001. He is double FÍA champion in PWRC in 1991 & 1992 and best Belgian driver in 1992. In 1993 he managed a place as a privateer in the Group A WRC category. His best result was in the 1998 Network Q Rally of Great Britain where he secured a 4th place in the Privateer Belgacom Turbo Team' Subaru Impreza. It is often seen that after his retirement in the WRC, he has moved on to the Paris-Dakar Rally where he often competes with the Nissan Team. His sons, Ghislain De Mévius and Guillaume De Mévius, are also rally drivers.


Guillaume de Mévius

Guillaume de Mévius (born 4 August 1994) is a Belgian rally driver and unner-up of the 2024 Dakar rallye, on his first attempt of the legendary rally raid. He is currently part of Red Bull's rallying team for rally raid events and was part of the inaugural World Rally-Raid Championship. He has previously driven in the World Rally Championship-2.


Jean-Marc Fortin is a rally driver with many national and international titles. He is director of the Overdrive Rally team.


Pierre Van Vliet

Presenter of Auto Moto on TF1 Commentator on more than 250 Grands Prix alongside Alain Prost and Jacques Laffite.
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Place Poelaert, 6
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Parking Poelaert, Place Poelaert 1000 Brussels

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Thu. March 14, 6:00PM
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