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Michael Krumm (March 19, 1970) is one of the great racing car drivers known to the public.




It seems that some people do not know well about racing car drivers, so we would like to first introduce what kind of racing car driver he is.
He was born in Germany in 1970 and his debut as a racing car driver was in 1988 at the German National Formula Ford.
In 1989, he won the series championship in his second year of racing.
In 1990, he won the German National Championship Formula Opel Lotus Series.
He moved the race field to Japan in 1994 and became a series champion at the Japan Formula3 Championship.

In 1997 Japan GT Championship, he won a series championship in combination with Pedro de la Rosa, who was promoted to F1 driver later.
Michael Krumm stepped up steadily, entered the GT1 class 24 Hours of Le Mans in the 1998. He drove the NISSAN R390 GT1 and finish 5th overall teamed up with John Nielsen and Franck Lagorce who entered F1 Japan GP with JS39B from Ligier Renault in 1994.

At that time, Michael Krumm was not originally an official member of this team.
One of the original members had an accident, and Michael Krumm was joined this team in a hurry.



NISSAN R390 GT1


In 2002, he entered the LMP900 class from the Audi Sport Team Joest in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, drove Audi R8 with Marco Werner and Philip Peter, finished 3rd overall.
In 2003 he won the second series championship in combination with Satoshi Motoyama in XANAVI NISMO GT-R (BNR34/VQ30DETT).





From 2009 to 2011, he participated in the FIA GT Championship and FIA GT1 World Championship with NISMO NISSAN GT-R. In 2011 he won the series champion combined with Lucas Luhr in JR Motorsport # 23 NISSAN GT-R.





In 2013, he was 3rd in the LMP2 class and 9th overall with Jann Mardenborough and Lucas Ordnes in Zytec Z11SN NISSAN from Greaves Motorsport.




On September 30, 2013, he drove around in Nissan GT-R NISMO model at Nurburgring (north course) in 7: 08: 679, setting the world's fastest record as a mass-produced commercial car.
Michael Krumm is a racing car driver living in Japan with this background and achievement.






SPECIALIST INTERVIEW

We got the opportunity to interview a professional racing driver, Michael Krumm.
Of course, we wanted to ask about journey.
But he is also a motorcyclist and loves Triumph.
So, we were able to interview for a long time while talking about journey, motorcycles, and racing.
It has changed from the original intention, but we would like you to take a look at the content of the story.
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