DKR Engineering DKR short, is a Luxembourg Motorsport team, which is active in the area of Gran Turismo and 2010 (as part of Mad- Croc Racing ) and in 2011 took part in the FIA GT1 World Championship. The team is known for its use of racing versions of the Chevrolet Corvette.
- 2.1 Gran Turismo
- 2.2 FIA GT1 World Championship
DKR as the race team
DKR Engineering was founded in 2004 by Kendy Janclaes.
In the years 2006 and 2007 DKR Engineering Corvette used different models of the group GT1 for the Belgian team PSI Experience. In both years was primarily driven in the French GT Championship and completed a few sporadic appearances in the FIA GT series. 2006 denied PSI Experience in addition the European Le Mans Series and achieved a third place at the 1000 km race at Spa -Francorchamps for the best result. Best Result of PSI Experience was a second place at the race of the FIA GT Championship on the Circuit Paul Ricard in 2007.
2006 PSI Experience Corvette C6.R with a headed by DKR Engineering at the first start of the 24 - hour race at Spa -Francorchamps fifth. 2007 joined PSI in not in the 24 -hour race in Spa -Francorchamps, but at that in Le Mans. DKR came back to Le Mans in 2010 and took over the use of a Corvette under the naming of Luc Alphand Aventures in the 24- hour race.
After the end of the group GT1 DKR Engineering could no longer use and supported in 2012 the team of Race Art in the Blancpain Endurance Series and Vita4One the use of vehicles of type BMW Z4 GT3 in the FIA GT1 World Championship his Corvette vehicles.
DKR as an independent team
From 2008 DKR Engineering sat under his own name the models C5 -R and C6.R GT1 Corvette one. The commitment in the French GT Championship has continued and continues to run sporadic appearances in the FIA GT Championship.
2009 was the most successful year in the history of the team: Eric Debard was master of the French GT Championship and the team has five wins in the team score first. In the first round of the FIA GT Championship at DKR tratt under his own name and reached with Xavier Maassen and Guillaume Moreau third place. After two races interruption, the team returned as Sangari Team Brazil, the first Brazilian team in the FIA GT Championship, back. Enrique Bernoldi and Roberto Streit were the second most successful driver pairing of the second half of the season with a win of the season at the Circuit Paul Ricard and a third place at the Hungaroring and two fourth places.
DKR in the FIA GT1 World Championship
For the newly advertised FIA GT1 World Championship DKR cooperated with the Belgian Selleslagh Racing Team (SRT ) in order to make the regulations requiring two vehicles per team can. Both teams each had a Corvette C6.R GT1 category, and wrote under the naming Mad- Croc Racing in the championship one. On the vehicle of DKR the Dutch Xavier Maassen and Jos Menten reached at Spa- Francorchamps, the only pole position and the only victory of the team.
2011 After the second Lamborghini team had Swiss Racing Team withdrawn prematurely from the Championship, sat DKR with support and funding from Munnich Motorsport Murcielago LP670 R -SV two under the name DKR www -discount.de one to provide the necessary number of starters at the to guarantee remaining flyaway. Besides the two Lamborghini was still the Corvette C6.R used by DKR - now together with the other Corvette of SRT under the name of Exim Bank Team China and the start number 12, right at the last European race in France was the vehicle in the livery of the Exim Bank of China went to the start, but remained under the naming of DKR.
- Disqualified in the team standings of the FIA GT1 World Championship as Mad- Croc Racing.
- Disqualified in the team standings of the FIA GT1 World Championship.
FIA GT1 World Championship
The Corvette C6.R in the colors of Sangari Team Brazil in 2009.
The Corvette C6.R in the colors of Mad- Croc Racing at the Nürburgring, 2010.
The Corvette C6.R of Maassen / Menten in the parc fermé at the Nürburgring.
The DKR Corvette C6.R by Rossi / Bobbi at Silverstone 2011.