Tracy W. Krohn

thumb driver tracyTeam Owner: Krohn Racing
Driver: No. 40 Ligier JS P2    
Birthdate: August 26, 1954        
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Residence: Houston, Texas

Website: http://www.krohnracing.com
Twitter: @KrohnRacing

FAST FACTS:

 

  • Owner and driver of Krohn Racing
  • In nine consecutive entries at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with three podium finishes
  • Third in FIA WEC GTE-Am Team Championship in 2012 with five podium finishes
  • GTE-Am class winner at the 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans and third at 6 Hours of Zhuhai (China) in 2011 ILMC series. Runner-up in the 2011 ILMC GTE-Am class Team Championship
  • Competed in American Le Mans Series from 2007 to 2013, and the Grand-Am Series from 2004 to 2013, climbing from Grand-Am Cup to Prototype
  • First career overall victory at the 2005 Grand-Am Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Career Highlights:

2015 - IMSA/TUDOR United Sportscar Championship: Team owner/driver of Krohn Racing No. 57 Ligier JS P2 Judd in P class at Rolex 24 At Daytona (DNF) with drivers Nic Jonsson, Alex Brundle, and Olivier Pla; 12 Hours of Sebring (8th) and started from pole with drivers Jonsson and Pla

European Le Mans Series (ELMS): Team owner/driver of Krohn Racing No. 40 Ligier JS P2 Judd in LMP2 class with Nic Jonsson and Oswaldo Negri, Jr.; 4 Hours of Silverstone (4th), 4 Hours of Imola (5th), and 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring (5th) with Nic Jonsson and Julien Canal; 4 Hours of Paul Ricard (5th) and 4 Hours of Estoril (8th) with Jonsson and Pla

ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: Krohn Racing No. 40 Ligier JS P2 Judd in LMP2 class at 24 Hours of Le Mans (12th) with Nic Jonsson and João Barbosa.

2014 - IMSA TUDOR (5 rounds): Team owner/driver of Krohn Racing No. 57 Ferrari F458 in GTLM class at Rolex 24 At Daytona (7th), 12 Hours of Sebring (4th), Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (11th), Six Hours of the Glen (11th) and Petit Le Mans (9th), with Nic Jonsson. Co-drivers include Andrea Bertolini (Daytona, Sebring, and Petit) and Peter Dumfries (Daytona); FIA/World Endurance Championship (WEC) (1 round): Krohn Racing No. 57 Ferrari F458 in GTE-Am class at Six Hours of COTA (6th) with Nic Jonsson and Ben Collins (“The Stig”); ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: Krohn Racing No. 57 Ferrari F458 in GTE-Am class at 24 Hours of Le Mans(10th) with Nic Jonsson and Ben Collins.

2013 – FIAWEC (7 rounds): Team owner/driver of Krohn Racing No. 57 Ferrari F458 in GTE-Am class at 6 Hours of Sao Paulo (5th), 6 Hours of Silverstone (6th) rain shortened 6 Hours of Fuji (6th), 6 Hours of Spa (7th), 6 Hours of Austin(8th), 6 Hours of Shanghai (DNF) and 6 Hours of Bahrain (DNF) with Nic Jonsson and Maurizio Mediani; Grand-Am Rolex Series (Grand-Am) (2 rounds): Team owner/driver of Krohn Racing No. 76 Ford Krohn Racing DP at Circuit of the Americas (6th) with Jonsson. Driver of the No. 67 TRG Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in GT class at Rolex 24 At Daytona (DNF) with Nic Jonsson, Emanuel Collard and Romain Dumas; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458 GTE-Am at 24 Hours of Le Mans (DNF) with Jonsson and Mediani.

2012 – FIAWEC (7 rounds): Team owner/driver of No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari 458 in GTE-Am class at 6 Hours of Fuji (2nd),6 Hours of Silverstone (3rd), 6 Hours of Bahrain (3rd), 6 Hours of Shanghai (3rd), 12 Hours of Sebring (5th), 6 Hours of Spa (7th) and 6 Hours of Sao Paulo (DNF), finishing 3rd in championship with Nic Jonsson and Michele Rugolo; Grand-Am (1 round): Team owner/driver of No. 76 Ford Krohn Racing DP At Rolex 24 at Daytona (11th) with Jonsson, Ricardo Zonta and Colin Braun; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458 in GTE-Am class at 24 Hours of Le Mans (3rd) with Jonsson and Rugolo.

2011 - FIA Intercontinental Le Mans Cup Series (ILMC) (7 rounds): Team owner/driver of No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari 430 in GTE-Am class at 12 Hours of Sebring(1st) and Petit Le Mans(1st), Zhuhai (3rd), China(3rd), 6 Hours of Imola (7th), 6 Hours of Silverstone(7th) and 6 Hours of Spa (7th) with Nic Jonsson and Michele Rugolo. Finished second in team championship; Grand- Am (1 round): No. 76 Ford Krohn Racing DP at Rolex 24 At Daytona (6th) with Jonsson, Ricardo Zonta and Nicolas Minassian; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari 430 at 24 Hours of Le Mans (DNF) with Jonsson and Rugolo.

2010 - Grand-Am (12 rounds): Team owner/driver of No. 75 Ford Krohn Racing DP at Rolex 24 At Daytona (4th), Daytona 250 (6th), Montreal (7th), Lime Rock Park (9th), Miller Motorsports Park (10th), Barber (11th), VIR (11th), Watkins Glen 6 Hour (11th), Mid-Ohio (12th), Miami (13th), NJMP (13th) and Watkins Glen (13th) with Nic Jonsson, Ricardo Zonta and Colin Braun. Won “Jim Trueman Award” as top Pro-Am driver (Rolex 24, Montreal); ALMS (2 rounds): No. 61 Risi-Krohn Ferrari 430 in GT2 class at 6 Hours of Monterey (9th) with Jonsson and 12 Hours of Sebring (7th) with Jonsson and Eric van de Poele; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: No. 83 Risi-Krohn Ferrari 430GT at 24 Hours of Le Mans (DNF) with Jonsson and van de Poele.

2009 - Grand-Am (2 rounds): Team owner of the No. 75 and No. 76 Krohn Racing Ford Proto-Auto Lola DPs. Driver of No. 75 at Rolex 24 At Daytona (DNF) with Eric van de Poele and Oliver Gavin and Daytona 250 (9th) with van de Poele; ALMS (1 round): No. 61 Risi-Krohn Ferrari 430 at 12 Hours of Sebring (6th) with Jonsson and van de Poele; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: No. 83 Risi-Krohn Ferrari 430 GT in GT-2 class at 24 Hour of Le Mans (3rd) with Jonsson and van de Poele.

2008 - Grand-Am (12 rounds): Team owner of the No. 75 and No. 76 Krohn Racing Pontiac Riley and Pontiac ProtoAuto Lola DPs. Driver at 24 Hours At Daytona in (7th), Homestead-Miami Speedway (12th), New Jersey (8th), Mexico City and Montreal (10th), VIR (12th), Laguna Seca (13th), Six Hours of the Glen (14th), Mid-Ohio (14th) and Daytona 250 (14th), Barber (17th) and Watkins Glen 200 (18th) with van de Poele. ALMS (1 round): No. 61 Risi-Krohn Ferrari 430 GT at 12 Hours of Sebring (3rd) with Jonsson and van de Poele; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: No. 83 Risi-Krohn Ferrari F430 GT at 24 Hours of Le Mans (DNF).

2007 - Grand-Am (14 rounds): Team owner/driver of No.76 Krohn Racing Pontiac Riley with Max Papis and Jonsson. 4th and 12th in Prototype Team Championship standing; Jim Trueman Sportsman Award recipient for top gentleman driver; ALMS (4 rounds): No. 61 Risi-Krohn Ferrari 430GT in GT2 class at 12 Hours of Sebring (9th), Houston Grand Prix (10th), Petit Le Mans (DNF), and Laguna Seca (8th); ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: No. 99 Risi-Krohn Ferrari 430GT in LMGT2 class at 24 Hours of Le Mans (2nd) with Jonsson and Braun; Grand-Am Cup: Kinetic BMW M3 at select races.

2006 - Grand-Am (14 rounds): Team owner/driver of No. 75 and No. 76 Ford Riley DPs with best finish at Rolex 24 At Daytona (5th) in No. 75 (Pontiac/Riley) and finished all but two of 14 races in the Top 20; ACO/Le Mans 24 Hours: No.90 White Lightning Racing Porsche 996 GT3 RSR (DNF) with drivers Nic Jonsson, Jorg Bergmeister, Colin Braun.

2005 - Grand-Am: Driver of No. 67 Pontiac Riley DP at Watkins Glen 6 Hours (1st/first overall victory) and Homestead (4th) with Nic Jonsson; Grand-Am Cup: Porsche 966 at Barber Motorsports Park (1st) with Jonsson; ALMS: No. 66 TRG Porsche 911 GT3 RSR in GT2 class at 12 Hours of Sebring (4th).

2004 - Grand-Am (2 rounds): Driver of the No. 86 G & W Motorsport Porsche GT3 Cup in SGS class at Daytona (12th) and Mont-Tremblant (5th); ALMS (4 rounds): No. 61 P.K. Sport Porsche 911 GT3 RSR in GT class at 12 Hours of Sebring (14th) and driver of No. 6 Krohn/Barbour Racing Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT in GTS class at Sonoma (6nd), Portland (4th), and Road Atlanta (5th).

2003 - Panoz GT Racing Series: 2nd overall with 4 Top 10 results.

2002 - Panoz GT Racing Series

PERSONAL:
Married to Laurie.  Two daughters (Lori and Kelly). Chairman and CEO of W&T Offshore Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Houston, TX. An avid skier and golfer, he also enjoys scuba diving.

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