Kurt Kossmann

D.o.b 4/28/1971    Current Residence: Massachusetts

Credentials

Kurt Kossmann has raced a wide variety of vehicles including Formula, Touring, Rally Cars, and Motorcycles both on
and off road.  Throughout his career he has held the top licenses in both auto and motorcycle racing including:

SCCA Pro, IMSA, CASC/ASN Canadian Pro Racing, FIA, and AMA Pro Motorcycle Racing.

Kurt can also be seen on the Grand-Am Driver Profile Page. Click here!  Summary of Qualifications
2009

Grand Am Racing
Rolex GT with TRG and Guardian Angel Motorsports
Rolex24 at Daytona Porsche GT3

2008

Grand Am Racing
Koni GS with Emerald Hill Motorsports
Select GS races including Daytona, Lime Rock, Mosport
Mustang FR500C

2007

Participating in the Grand Am Koni Challenge with the Predator Racing Team
Driving the #53 Chevy Cobalt SS Supercharged
www.grand-am.com

2004-2006
 
Honda Michelin Challenge
  9 race season w/ 25 equally prepared Honda Civic Coupes
       Opening races for such events as:
             F1 Grand Prix of Montreal  
             Molson Indy Toronto
             Molson Indy Montreal  
             American LeMans               
 Races are held at tracks throughout Canada:
                             Circuit de Villenuve
                              Mont Tremblant
                              Mosport
                              Trois Rivieres                    

Kurt’s sponsorship was provided by the largest Honda dealer in the Montreal area Honda DeSigi

SCCA Pro License, ASN Pro License, and AMA Pro License held


2003
BMW Boxer Cup Daytona Motorcycle

Kurt’s sponsorship was provided by BMW Motorsports and BMW of Daytona
AMA, CMA, and Pro FIA licenses held

1998
F2000 series Shannonville Bridgestone


1991
Barber Saab Pro Series
Races in Miami, Lime Rock, Watkins Glen, New Orleans,
Laguna Seca, Portland, Road America.

SCCA, IMSA, CASC, and FIA License held

One Lap of America
Racing Twin Turbo Dodge Stealth
W/ Dr. Steve Brown and Paul Newman for kids w/ cancer
 Charity “The Hole in the Wall Gang”

1990
Barber Saab Pro Series

SCCA, IMSA, CASC, and FIA License held

One Lap of America
Factory Sponsored Pontiac Turbo


1989
Porsche Turbo Cup

This was Kurt’s first race back after losing his left leg to cancer.
Kurt was issued all of his licenses back after this race including
CASC, SCCA, FIA, and IMSA without restrictions
Kurt’s cancer was in his lower left leg and he subsequently lost the leg in August 1988.
He has been cancer free ever since and he has designed and built a prosthetic that is used for the clutch.  Kurt has NO
impairments whatsoever in using the controls on a car or motorcycle.  The prosthesis design has worked flawlessly for the
past 15 years.

1988
Formula 2000 Championship Canada
Kurt’s season was cut short due to the cancer.
He was well in the lead to win the championship prior to his illness.
He still finished 3rd overall even though he missed the last 3 races.


Other licences and accomplishments of Kurt Kossmann:

*FAA Licenced pilot.  He has extensive aerobatic training and holds a seaplane rating.  

*USCG licenced Captain with a 100 ton Masters endorsement.