Tracy Krohn 24H pre-race notes

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Krohn White Lightning on the next step to Le Mans 24 Hours Krohn Racing with White Lightning took the next step towards race day with the scrutineering and technical checks of the car and the drivers completing all the necessary formalities to...

Krohn White Lightning on the next step to Le Mans 24 Hours

Krohn Racing with White Lightning took the next step towards race day with the scrutineering and technical checks of the car and the drivers completing all the necessary formalities to allow the team to compete.

Unlike usual races, scrutineering is a very public affair, with the cars transported to the town centre and the crowds in their thousands gather to watch as the car and team progress through the various stages. The atmosphere is building and the fans from abroad are arriving to join the avid French spectators and autograph hunters. Long after the car had been taken away drivers Tracy Krohn, Jorg Bergmeister and Nic Jonsson were signing programmes and shaking the hands of well-wishers.

Tracy Krohn: "It's amazing. I've never seen anything like this -- and it's so early in the week! I can't wait for the drivers' parade which Jorg has told me is really packed. The excitement is beginning to build now with all the finishing touches being carried out around the track. It's events like scrutineering in the typical French square at the foot of the cathedral that make me realise why it's such a unique event. "I've got to see more of the track too -- I went round on a scooter with Jorg. He really knows the track well and to go through it corner-by-corner with someone who knows what they're doing was a big help. It just makes me even more anxious to get underway and start practicing tomorrow."

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