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Harald Grohs

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Harald Grohs, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 24th June 2016. Copyright Richard Jenkins, 2016.

Harald Grohs, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 24th June 2016. Copyright Richard Jenkins, 2016.

Born:

28 Jan 1944
Essen

Nationality:

Germany

F2 starts:

1 (1980)

Still runs his successful motorsport team, but has run the team in numerous sportscar series. Grohs himself is a sportscar veteran, who has raced in the discipline for decades, and still does today, despite now being over 70 years of age. He has also been an ambassador for BMW, and attends many motor shows accordingly. Won the 1995 Porsche Carrera Cup series, despite then being 51 years old, and also raced in the DTM. He was a race winner in that series as well as in IMSA, the European Touring Car Championship and in the World Sportscar Championship. All of this racing success came after initially starting his working life as a taxi driver.

Biography last updated 14 Dec 2015