Tracy Krohn

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Krohn signing autographs
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2006
Teams White Lightning Racing, Krohn Racing
Best finish 19th (2007)
Class wins 0

Tracy W. Krohn (born August 26, 1954 in Houston, Texas) is an entrepreneur, business mogul and auto racing enthusiast who was a new addition to the 2006 Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans, at #320. He is currently #278 on the list. He has a petroleum engineering degree from Louisiana State University and has worked as an engineer and drilling supervisor for Mobil Oil. Krohn founded W&T Offshore with $12,000 in 1983. He resides in Houston.

His racing team, Krohn Racing currently competes in the Grand American Road Racing Association. In March 2007 he and Lola Racing Cars created Proto-Auto LLC and purchased a chassis design and Grand American Daytona Prototype Constructors Licence from Multimatic Motorsports, a racing car constructor, to build a Lola chassis for Grand-Am Daytona Prototype competition in 2008 and beyond.

Krohn entered the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in 2011, finishing second in the GTE-Am class standings. For 2012, the team will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship with a Ferrari F458 Italia in GTE-Am.

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2006 United States White Lightning Racing
United States Krohn Racing
Germany Jörg Bergmeister
Sweden Niclas Jönsson
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 148 DNF DNF
2007 United States Risi Competizione
United States Krohn Racing
Sweden Niclas Jönsson
United States Colin Braun
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 314 19th 2nd
2008 United States Risi Competizione
United States Krohn Racing
Sweden Niclas Jönsson
Belgium Eric van de Poele
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 12 DNF DNF
2009 United States Risi Competizione
United States Krohn Racing
Sweden Niclas Jönsson
Belgium Eric van de Poele
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 323 22nd 3rd
2010 United States Risi Competizione
United States Krohn Racing
Sweden Niclas Jönsson
Belgium Eric van de Poele
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 197 DNF DNF
2011 United States Krohn Racing Sweden Niclas Jönsson
Italy Michele Rugolo
Ferrari F430 GT2 GTE
Am
123 DNF DNF
2012 United States Krohn Racing Sweden Niclas Jönsson
Italy Michele Rugolo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
323 25th 3rd
2013 United States Krohn Racing Sweden Niclas Jönsson
Italy Maurizio Mediani
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
111 DNF DNF
2014 United States Krohn Racing Sweden Niclas Jönsson
United Kingdom Ben Collins
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
325 30th 10th

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