Klaus Abbelen

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Klaus Abbelen
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Born (1960-09-15) September 15, 1960 (age 53)
Tönisvorst, Germany
2014 VLN
Car no. 97
Championship titles
2000 Euro GT Series

Klaus Abbelen (born 15 September 1960 in Tönisvorst, Germany) is a butcher master, an entrepreneur for meat products (thus nicknamed Frikadelli), and a race car driver.

After starting racing Ferraris in the 1990s, he became the Euro GT Series champion in 2000. He has also recently competed in the FIA GT Championship, as well as in the Le Mans Endurance Series.

In 2006, he and Sabine Schmitz drove the #97 Porsche 997 in the VLN endurance racing series on the Nürburgring, entered by Land Motorsport.

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