26/6/1937 - 27/9/2006
Erwin was one of the founders of Kremer Racing who competed successfully for three decades in spots car and prototype racing. Erwin Kremer died 16 years ago, he was 69 , He would have been 85.
In 1968 he drove a Porsche 911 with Helmut Kelleners and Willi Kauhsen to victory in the 24 Hours of Spa.
The team first appeared at Le Mans in 1970 and for the first 5 races, Erwin shared the driving finishing in the top ten three times. Kremer team cars appeared at Le Mans every year for 31 years, the last time being at the Group C/GTP event in 2004.
The team took outright victory in 1979 with Bill and Don Whittington driving with Klaus Ludwig in a Porsche 935. In addition to the victory and two podiums at le Mans, Kremer Racing also won the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1995, with Spyder K8 driven by Werner, Bouchut, Lavaggi and Laessig and took two other podium finishes with Bob Wollek and Reinhald Joest.
Kremer Racing also shone in Intersérie, taking two titles in 1992 and 1993 for Manuel Reuter and Giovanni Lavaggi.
Kremer were always associated with Porsche and competed head to head with the factory cars.
Erwin had a heat attack in 2004 and sadly passed away on after suffering a stroke.