Kurt Ahrens, Jr.

Kurt Karl Heinrich ( Kurti ) Ahrens ( born April 19, 1940 in Braunschweig ) is a former German race car driver. He started to c.1963 jun as Kurt Ahrens. ( at Cooper). In the same race and his father Kurt Ahrens drove sen. ( Lotus ).

Ahrens took from 1958 to race in part. 1961 and 1963 he won the German championship in Formula Junior. Subsequently joined the Brunswick in the formula 2 In addition, Ahrens was also active as a factory driver for Porsche. He started in 1969 and 1970 respectively for Porsche at Le Mans, but both times different from. In 1969, he won jointly with the Swiss Joseph Siffert 1000 km from Zeltweg / Austria on a Porsche 917, 1970 Vic Elford, the 1000 km Nürburgring in a Porsche 908 /3 System.

Ahrens started 1966-1969 four times in Formula 1 to the Grand Prix of Germany at the Nürburgring also vehicles from the former Formula 2 were in the 1960s because of the length of the route allowed to start. Ahrens took in the years 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969 in part to Brabham and Protos F2 at the World Championship races, but could never place itself. Greater success he could achieve in 1967 by winning the Grand Prix of Nations on the Hockenheim ring and victory at the international ADAC Avus race in a Formula 3 Brabham BT21.

Le Mans results