Krohn Racing spent a full three days testing at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 in preparation for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona
Corvette Racing posted the two quickest times in Sunday’s third and final day of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Roar Before The Rolex 24
Winkelhock Leads GTD In Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi.
Krohn Racing will compete in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class of competition in the newly formed series with their Ferrari F458.
Krohn intends to compete in the Ferrari F458 in which he has been racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship GTE-Am class for the past two seasons.
12 GTLM entries representing six manufacturers and 28 entries from 18 different teams accepted in GTD.
Although the No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458 only qualified seventh in class, team are pleased with the set-up going into Saturday’s WEC endurance finale.
Tracy W. Krohn and co-drivers Nic Jönsson and Maurizio Mediani struggled with puzzling tire problems all weekend.
The No.97 Aston Martin Vantage V8 of Stefan Mucke and Darren Turner claims top step in LMGTE Pro and No.81 8Star Motorsports Ferrari 458 Italia of Enzo Potolicchio, Davide Rigon and Rui Aguas in LMGTE Am.
Maurizio Mediani: “Compared to past race weekends it was a long day with practice and qualifying in one day."
Stefan Mucke and Darren Turner posted an average time of 2m04.370 just 0.019s ahead of their teammates Bruno Senna and Richie Stanaway.
All three drivers are motivated for a podium finish that has eluded the popular American team in this season’s WEC GTE-Am class.
Aston Martin Racing’s No.97 Vantage V8 of Darren Turner, Stefan Mücke and Frédéric Makowiecki which was classified as the winner.
"We have definitely improved our car throughout the weekend"
Tracy Krohn: “It was very slippery today and the track was quite green but we’re making good progress actually."
Tracy W. Krohn and co-driver Nic Jönsson with a help of Italian co-driver Maurizio Mediani will attempt to get their first WEC victory.
Krohn Racing has been waiting all season for this week – to race in the United States, in their home state of Texas! Round Five of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship is September 20-22 at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas.
The next event for the Krohn Racing team will be Round Five of the 2013World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the 6 Hours of Austin
Nic Jönsson and Maurizio Mediani were the two drivers who traded off qualifying the team's No. 57 Ferrari F438
Krohn Racing takes on the 6 Hours of Sao Paulo at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace ( Interlagos Circuit)
Damage from an accident on lap 111 at the Porsche Curves section, nearly nine hours into the race, was too extensive for the No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari 458 to return under its own power to the pits for repairs.
It took time and a lot of effort from the Krohn Racing team to get their Ferrari back on the La Sarthe circuit to put in laps in the final hour of qualifying on Thursday.
Tracy W. Krohn suffered an accident in Wednesday’s Free Practice.
Krohn Racing will compete in the fan favorite green-and-blue liveried No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458.
Although Krohn Racing drivers were able to finish the race and achieve collecting points, it was not as many as they had hoped with only a seventh-place finish.
Tracy W. Krohn: "There were odd things on the track today with the full course yellows and no safety cars."
Tracy Krohn started the qualifying session and Maurizio Mediani ended it, securing the seventh grid position in the GTE-Am class.
The six-hour race at Silverstone Circuit is the inaugural World Endurance Championship round of 2013.
Tracy W. Krohn: "...we haven’t done any development on the car in a few years."
Home state race for Texas businessman and team owner Tracy W. Krohn
The official list for the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans was released yesterday, but there is already a few updates. Please come back to this page often as we will update it on a regular basis.
Kevin Buckler's The Racers Group team prepares for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with three Porsche cars as they aim for their fifth GT class victory. First step to reach their goal is the traditional January testing on the infield road course.
Laurent Mercier/Endurance-Info.com, translation by Rainier Ehrhardt