|Welcome to the official site of Kurt Kossmann Racing. Kurt has been racing cars and motorcycles since the
age of 14. He has competed in such prestigious series as Porsche Turbo Cup, Barber Saab Pro Series, BMW
Boxercup, Formula 2000. Recently Kossmann competed in the Honda Michelin Challenge for three seasons
racing at events such as the Grand Prix of Canada and Toronto Molson Indy. In 2007, Kurt competed in the
Grand Am Koni Challenge ST class in a Chevy Cobalt SS. In 2008 he drove with EH Motorsports in a
Mustang FR500C. This year Kurt has joined forces with Guardian Angel Motorsports to compete in the
prestigous Rolex24 at Daytona and also raise money and awareness for children's charities.
One of the most amazing aspect of Kurt's long and
successful career is the fact that he lost his left leg to
cancer in 1988. Kurt was diagnosed with an
osteosarcoma and had to have an above the knee
amputation. Even with the amputation Kurt was given
only a 30% chance of survival. He underwent 13
months of chemotherapy and through strength and
perseverance Kurt survived.
While in the hospital Kurt designed a unique
prosthetic so that he could shift the race car
flawlessly and continue his racing career. His first
race back was in 1989 at the Mont Tremblant
raceway in the Porsche Turbo Cup Series.