Friday 8th June 1951
Born on this day, Franz Konrad, a former race driver and founder of Konrad Motorsport in 1976.
As a driver, he won the 1983 German Formula Three Championship in an Anson SA4-Toyota. In 1990, he took a career best 2nd in the 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans driving a Jaguar, then followed this with an overall victory in the 1993 24 Hours Nürburgring driving a Porsche 911. He was also one of the drivers of the class winning at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1998 driving a Porsche GT2 Twin Turbo.
He was also designer of the Konrad KM-011, a Group C sportscar using Lamborghini power.