2014 News

Krohn Racing kicked off the new IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship 2014 season today at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway.

Krohn Racing spent a full three days testing at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 in preparation for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona, January 25-26. They have entered their No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458 in the new IMSA TUDOR United Sports Car Championship.

Krohn Racing returns this weekend to Daytona International Speedway for the 52nd running of the legendary 24 Hours of Daytona in the new IMSA TUDOR United Sports Car Championship. Krohn Racing is prepared for their 10th year in a row at the Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance challenge, having competed in both DP and GT classes every year since 2005.

Krohn Racing will start the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona from the ninth position in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class after a solid qualifying run by Scotsman Peter Dumbreck.

Krohn Racing started the 52nd Annual Rolex 24 At Daytona from the ninth position in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class, after Scotsman Peter Dumbreck qualified the team's Ferrari F458 during Thursday's qualifying session. Long-time Krohn Racing driver and Rolex 24 veteran Nic Jönsson was the starting driver for the legendary 24-hour race.

With just six hours remaining in the marathon Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona, Krohn Racing has dealt with minor issues but kept their No. 57 Ferrari F458 out of major trouble. With 67 cars in the starting field for this event, traffic promised to be the biggest challenge for teams, especially Krohn Racing in the smaller field of GT Le Mans (GTLM) cars.

After 12 hours, the No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458 is in 10th position in the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona, with half of the iconic endurance event still to go.

Krohn Racing returns to Sebring International Raceway this week for the first time since 2012 for the two-day pre-race test session of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Risi Competizione's Matteo Malucelli joins long-time Krohn Racing driver Nic Jonsson in the cockpit of the No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458. It will be the first time Malucelli, 29, returns behind the wheel after suffering a concussion in the huge accident which befell the No. 62 Ferrari 458 Italia GTLM entry at the Rolex 24 At Daytona nearly four weeks ago.

Krohn Racing completed a successful test at Sebring International Raceway this week in preparation for next month's Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring race at the historic 3.74-mile road course, having run consistently in the Top 3 of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) teams during the Thursday and Friday sessions. The team posted a best lap time of 2:00.731 during the two-day test.

Krohn Racing returns this weekend to Sebring International Raceway for the legendary 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida, March 15, where the team has seen the podium in multiple racing series.

The 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring qualifying took place this afternoon, with Krohn Racing finishing the 15-minute qualifying session in the 11th position in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class.

After starting the 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring from the 11th position in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class, Krohn Racing has managed to stay out of trouble during a caution filled race and was running eighth at the six hour mark of the endurance classic. Although this year's endurance classic has been riddled with attrition, the Krohn team is focusing on keeping the car in one piece and pushing hard at the end, hoping to repeat the class victory they celebrated at the Twelve Hours of Sebring in 2011.

Sebring, Fla., March 15, 2014....After a demanding 12 hours on the notoriously tough Sebring International Raceway, Krohn Racing finished the 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in the fourth position in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Krohn Racing returns to the California coast for the Round Four of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule for the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, May 2-4.

Qualifying for the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda took place this evening at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the hills of Northern California, where team owner Tracy W. Krohn of Krohn Racing qualified his No. 57 Ferrari F458 GT Le Mans (GTLM) entry in the 11th position.

With a solid setup for this weekend's Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Krohn Racing finished 11th as the only privateer team racing in the tough factory competition of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

It was announced today that Krohn Racing has been invited by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) to return to the historic Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France for the 24 Hours of Le Mans race on June 14-15, 2014. They will participate in the competitive 19-entry GTE-Am class, one of 56 total entries, with their popular green-and-blue liveried No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458.

Krohn Racing had no time to waste in their preparation for this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, June 14-15, 2014. After receiving a late invitation just two weeks ago from the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) to return to the historic Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France, the team has worked non-stop to prepare the car to be race ready and handle logistics for movement of the crew and racing inventory for the grueling twice-around-the-clock sports car endurance race.

The No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari GTE-Am team completed the required paces on Wednesday and Thursday, June 11-12, at the Circuit de la Sarthe in preparation for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Team owner/driver Tracy W. Krohn, Nic Jonsson and Ben Collins all completed their required three night laps.

Krohn Racing received a late invitation to the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans race and had a very short window in which to prepare their Ferrari F458 and get all their racing equipment and team members to Le Mans, France in time for the official start of the week's activities. A 17-day turnaround of all race equipment and personnel was all the Krohn Team had for all logistical movements.

After a dramatic first six hours of the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which was filled with team attrition, the No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458 is running in the Top 10 of the 19-car GTE-Am field at the legendary event.

After having just 17 days from the time they received a late invitation to the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, until the day the team and car had to be in Le Mans, France for scrutineering, Krohn Racing was able to pull off an incredible feat. Not only did they make it to the 82nd running of the endurance race, but the team completed the entire 24-hours of the world-renowned event and even finished in the Top 10 of the GTE-Am class.

The No. 57 Krohn Racing team has maintained a steady pace for the 2014 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans as we reached the halfway point of the historic endurance classic race. Having started from the 16th position in the GTE-Am class on the grid, they climbed up to seventh place as the 3:00 a.m. local time arrived.

With daylight breaking and the sun rising on the Circuit de la Sarthe just before 6:00 a.m. local time, Krohn Racing held a solid fifth position in the GTE-Am class as they passed the 18-hour mark of the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Krohn Racing's long overdue return to Watkins Glen International comes this weekend, June 28 and 29, with the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen at the famed 3.4-mile circuit in New York.

IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship teams had two practice sessions for one hour each on Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28, before Saturday afternoon's 15-minute qualifying session for the Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International.

Krohn Racing's return to Watkins Glen International saw a race with mixed results in today's Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen event. Although the popular Ferrari team finished the endurance classic in their first visit back since 2010, they had some challenges that prevented advancement from their 11th place starting position.

Krohn Racing joins the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) for the Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas on September 20, 2014, as announced today by the WEC. The team will contend in the GTE-Am class of the international series, currently set to race alongside eight other teams in the ultra-competitive class.

Krohn Racing makes their third appearance at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) this weekend, September 18-20, for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas sports car race as part of the Lone Star Le Mans weekend.

Thursday, 18 September 2014 11:32

Krohn Racing Moves Up to LMP2 for 2015 Season

Krohn Racing announced today that they will be competing in a new race car, the Ligier JS P2 built by Onroak Automotive of Le Mans, France, for the 2015 season. While the Houston-based team has not yet confirmed which series or races they will be entering for 2015, it is expected that the Krohn Racing P2 machine will be contested in a combination of races in the U.S. and globally.

Following qualifying today at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA), Krohn Racing will start eighth for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas (COTA), part of the Lone Star Le Mans weekend in Austin, Texas. Drivers Tracy W. Krohn, Nic Jonsson and Ben Collins will compete in No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458 in the six-hour endurance event at 5:00 p.m. CDT on Saturday, September 19.

The Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas (COTA), the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), was a race that will be remembered for both its' exciting racing and the heavy rain showers which brought out a lengthy red flag and saw the hometown Krohn Racing team finish sixth in the LMGTE-Am class of competitors.

Krohn Racing will start tenth on the grid for the 17th running of the Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda race, Saturday, Oct. 4. Ferrari factory driver, Andrea Bertolini qualified the No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458, GTLM class entry during the Friday afternoon session. This was the only on-track time today since rain kept the team from participating in the practice session this morning.

Krohn Racing returns to Road Atlanta for the 17th running of the Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda race in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Oct. 2-4. Team owner/driver Tracy W. Krohn and longtime teammate Nic Jonsson are joined in the No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari F458 GTLM entry by Italian Ferrari factory driver, Andrea Bertolini.

Krohn Racing returned to Road Atlanta this week hoping to repeat their 2011 class victory in the 17th Annual Petit Le Mans 10-hour IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship endurance race finale and instead finished ninth in the No. 57 Ferrari F458 in GTLM class.

Krohn Racing continued their test efforts, December 4-5 at Circuit of the Americas (COTA), in the all-new Ligier JS P2 race car featuring a Judd HK V8 engine. Team owner/driver Tracy W. Krohn, and teammate Nic Jonsson, shared drive time at the private two-day session at the Texas circuit. The team previously conducted a three-day shakedown and test in Estoril, Portugal, November 18-20.

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