Jeff Krosnoff

Jeff Krosnoff ( born September 26, 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, † July 14, 1996 in Toronto, Canada) was an American race car driver.

Krosnoff ran from 1989 to 1995 in the Japanese Formula 3000 series. In 1994 he was at the 24 - hour race at Le Mans on the side of Eddie Irvine and Mauro Martini second. On the carriage of pilots, however, was Roland Ratzenberger, who was sitting in the cockpit instead Krosnoffs actually, but had recently died in an accident at Imola in qualifying for the Grand Prix of San Marino.

In 1995 he drove alongside Formula 3000 and the Japanese GT series where he finished third.

1996 Jeff Krosnoff debuted in the Champ Car series at Arciero -Wells Racing on a Reynard - Toyota. During the eleventh race of the season Krosnoff died after an accident in which Emerson Fittipaldi and Stefan Johansson were involved. His car was thrown Boliden four laps before the end of the race after passing the rear wheel of Johansson and crashed in a catch fence. Also, the marshal Gary Arvin lost his life in this accident. After the race one lap behind the pace car was continued, it was canceled with the red flag.

Le Mans results

  • Champ Car racer
  • Racers (United States)
  • Americans
  • Born in 1964
  • Died in 1996
  • Man
  • Drivers in the 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • World Sports Car Championship racer
  • Person (Tulsa )