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Name: Kurt Ahrens  
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Date of Birth: 19th April 1940
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Profession: Racing driver
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Kurt Ahrens, Jr.
Nationality German
Active years 1968
Team(s) Caltex Racing
Race starts 1
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podium finishes 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First Grand Prix 1968 German Grand Prix
First win
Last win
Last Grand Prix 1968 German Grand Prix

Kurt Ahrens Jr. (born 19 April 1940 in Braunschweig, Germany) was a sports and saloon car racer who occasionally appeared in Formula One. He participated during the 1968 season for the Caltex Racing team. His father, Kurt Ahrens Sr., was a German Speedway champion. Prior to Formula One, in 1958, he raced Formula 3 and won the German Formula Junior title in 1961 and 1963. After Formula One, Kurt joined the Porsche factory sportscar team and shared victory with Jo Siffert in the Austrian 1000 km event. The following year he partnered with Vic Elford to victory in the Nürburgring 1000 km. He retired in 1971.

  • Highest Qualifying Position: 17th
  • Highest Finish Position: 12th

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