Hahn & Kruse Join Forces
Frank Hahn was understandably bitterly upset about the way his second
Le Mans 24 Hours unfolded – the G-Force Courage being withdrawn
on Saturday evening, after a sequence of crank sensor, paddle shift
and then gearbox problems on the C65.
Kai Kruse was supporting the G-Force effort at Istanbul
in April, and now the two teams have decided to join forces for
the balance of 2006, racing as “G-Force Racing supported by
The drivers at the Nurbrgring in two weeks’
time will be the three Kruse drivers from the unsuccessful Kruse
outing at Spa - Jens Petersen, Jan Dirk Lueders and (probably) Christopher
“Racing is a tough business and money is always
difficult to find,” explains Kai Kruse. “To find a partner
to help each other is much more difficult to find and that Frank
and I will work together now and put all our experience together
is big pleasure for me. We both know that we put so much time and
energy in our cars that we felt confident to get the results one
day, so we decided to get one together first.
always keep the option to come back with the second car which is
always in the background,” added Frank Hahn.
that the two of them find the sort of form shown by the orange and
black Courage at Istanbu, where Ed Morris brought it home third