Spa: Kruse Motorsport preview

Kruse Motorsport targeting top result in Belgium The 7 kilometres road course of Spa Francorchamps carved into the famous Ardennes will host the 4th Round of Le Mans Series and it will showcase horsepower, handling and brave hearts....

Kruse Motorsport targeting top result in Belgium

The 7 kilometres road course of Spa Francorchamps carved into the famous Ardennes will host the 4th Round of Le Mans Series and it will showcase horsepower, handling and brave hearts. Kruse Motorsports drivers duo Jean de Pourtales and Norbert Siedler are eager to give their very best on one of the last real race tracks that are left.

Kai Kruse (Team Manager): "The 1000KMs of Spa has rightfully become one of the musts of the Le Mans Series meetings and its needless to say that we are looking forward to it. For the first time this season Kruse Motorsport will have two instead of three drivers behind the wheel as Tony Burgess has decided to fully concentrate on his home race at Mosport where he will make his debute in an LMP1. He will be back at Silverstone, so for the race weekend in Belgium it will be interesting to see, what we can get out of two drivers, considering the effects on our race strategy. I am sure the Pescarolo Judd V8 will be reliable this time and competitive as well."

Norbert (Driver): "The last time I raced in Spa was two years ago with a Formula 3000 and I won the race from pole position. It is one of my favourite tracks together with Mugello and Suzuka. After two successful race weekends in the new International Formula Master with race wins in Porto and Anderstorp I am also aiming for a top-3 result in the Le Mans Series."

Jean de Pourtales (Driver): "So let's wait and see what we can do collectively at the upcoming weekend. The weather forecast says it's going to be sunny on Saturday and Sunday, which would be great, as racing in wet conditions in Spa can be very tricky. I am looking forward to seeing Norbert and the team again and I am optimistic that, with some better luck, we will manage to turn things around and achieve a reasonable result."

-credit: km

Be part of something big

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series European Le Mans
Drivers Tony Burgess , Norbert Siedler