Krohn Racing Readies for Six Hours of The Glen
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The next round on the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series' schedule is the popular Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen race at Watkins Glen International raceway in historic Watkins Glen, New York on Saturday, June 6th.



The No. 76 Krohn Racing Ford Lola of Nic Jönsson and Ricardo Zonta are eager to capture another victory this season, as only one of three teams to notch a win in four races in 2009. Their victory at New Jersey Motorsports Park in May, coupled with a history of two wins out of the last four (2005, 2006) Six Hours of The Glen races raised their hopes going into this weekend's event. The Krohn team is running a slightly revised livery this weekend, now sporting Krohn Aviation logos. Krohn Aviation is a subsidiary of Krohn Racing and is the management entity of a Falcon 2000 aircraft.



Team owner/driver Tracy W. Krohn will not be at this weekend's Grand-Am race as he travels to France for the 77th annual running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race on June 14-15. Krohn, Jönsson and Eric van de Poele will compete in the No. 83 Risi-Krohn Ferrari 430 GT, hoping to achieve another podium, as they did in 2007. Jönsson will travel to Europe on Sunday after the Watkins Glen race to meet his teammates and begin week-long activities at The Sarthe.



Krohn and van de Poele will be back with the No. 75 Krohn Racing Ford Lola at the Brumos Porsche 250 on July 4th at Daytona International Speedway, their first Grand-Am event since the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January. Krohn reduced the number of races at which he would drive due to business opportunities with his primary business, W&T Offshore (WTI - NYSE).



QUOTES:TRACY W. KROHN, Team Owner/Driver Krohn Racing:

The Watkins Glen circuit is a track at which Krohn Racing has had success - twice winning the 6 Hour race (in 2005 and 2006). Now that the team has already claimed a victory this year in the Proto-Auto Lola, does that make you more optimistic about achieving success in the 6-Hour race in 2009?

"Absolutely! We know the car is really good in the rain and it often rains at The Glen so that is a factor in our favor. The car is getting more competitive and we feel that we know a lot about the track and this car, and we have tested here as well, so we think we should have a good showing here at Watkins Glen International!!"



Many teams will run three drivers instead of two. Talk about the pros and cons of those scenarios and why you chose only two drivers.
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