R.C. Mechelen

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Racing Club Mechelen
Founded1940
Dissolved1995
ArenaWinketkaai
Capacity2,000
Location Mechelen, Belgium
Team colorsGreen, White
        
Championships15 Belgian Championships
9 Belgian Cups
5 Belgian Supercups

Racing Club Mechelen, or Racing Club Malines, was a Belgian professional basketball club from the city of Mechelen, Belgium. It was the men's basketball section of K.R.C. Mechelen. For sponsorship reasons, the club was also known as Maes Pils for a long time.

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History

R.C. Mechelen folded and merged with Sobabee to create Racing Basket Antwerpen, in 1995. [1] Until it was dissolved, the club's senior team was the most successful Belgian basketball club, after having won a total of 15 Belgian national championships, 9 Belgian Cups, and 5 Belgian SuperCups.

Arena

R.C. Mechelen played its home games in Mechelen, at the Winketkaai arena.

Titles and honors

Domestic competitions

Champions (15): 1964–65, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1968–69, 1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1979–80, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94
Winners (9): 1963–64, 1964–65, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1989–90, 1992–93, 1993–94
Winners (5): 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

European competitions

Runners-up (1): 1973 [2]

In European and worldwide competitions

Notable players

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

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