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185,000 spectators cheered Lauda and Stuck on the Red Bull Ring

2019-05-07T14:12:10+02:0001.July 2018|

185,000 spectators at the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix on the Red Bull Ring: Jägermeister racing cars were not driven very often against such a fantastic backdrop even during their active service days. ‘72STAGPOWER sent two fireballs to the Red Bull Ring. Two former world-class drivers were at the wheel. An appearance by legendary [...]

Porsche Tachometers by Etienne Salomé in the ‘72STAGPOWER lounge

2019-05-07T14:11:21+02:0006.June 2018|

‘72STAGPOWER regularly welcomes interesting guests. Recently, one of them was Etienne Salomé. The designer was born in Paris in 1980 and today lives in Berlin; he is the interior design director at Bugatti and is also responsible for Bugatti’s product cooperation with Parmigiani (Bugatti watches), Luxury Living (furniture), PG Bikes (Bugatti’s ultra-light bicycles) and [...]

Guns N’ Roses and the Porsche bonnet about the 1000-km race

2019-05-07T14:09:55+02:0005.June 2018|

Guns N’ Roses is one of the world’s most successful hard rock bands, with album sales of 100 million. Their career began in Los Angeles in 1985 with their debut album “Appetite for Destruction” (and worldwide hit songs like “Welcome to the Jungle”). This album alone found 30 million buyers, mainly in the USA. [...]

20 years in Jägermeister overalls

2018-05-09T13:52:30+02:0005.May 2018|

Poldi von Bayern (Prince Leopold of Bavaria), an experienced racing driver for half a century, was at the wheel of the racing taxi as usual during the prelude to the DTM in Hockenheim. Of course it was no “ordinary” taxi, but an M3 racing touring car from the nineteen-nineties. At that time, Poldi von [...]

Porsche 962 ran like clockwork

2019-05-07T14:08:21+02:0030.April 2018|

‘72STAGPOWER’s first test day this year on the Arena circuit in Oschersleben ran tip-top. Four cars rolled out of the pits: a Porsche 962 (ex-Brun), a Porsche 956 (also from the former Brun team), the tried-and-tested BMW 320 Group 5 and a Porsche 914/6 GT. The 1989 Porsche 962 (chassis number BM 008) aroused [...]

Team Motopark and ‘72STAGPOWER will work together in future

2019-05-07T14:07:44+02:0026.April 2018|

A powerful grey 40-ton truck carrying the word “Motopark” rolls into ‘72STAGPOWER’s yard in Braunschweig. Three Jägermeister racing cars are loaded into it. They are scheduled for testing on the Oschersleben racetrack in the next few days. This is the start of cooperation with the successful Motopark Formula 3 Team for which Formula 1 [...]

Kurt Ahrens: The story of a regular visitor

2019-05-07T14:07:17+02:0020.April 2018|

Kurt Ahrens was among the most successful racing drivers of the nineteen-sixties. Nowadays he is one of the regular visitors who comes to ‘72STAGPOWER’s workshop regularly to “talk about cars”. Kurt Ahrens was born in Braunschweig, the son of a motorsports racer who was formerly also very well known. Ahrens junior was German Racing [...]

Jochi Kleint was delighted with the Kleint-Capri

2019-05-07T14:06:14+02:0007.March 2018|

Another of the former Jägermeister drivers paid a repeat visit: Klaus-Joachim (Jochi) Kleint came to ‘72STAGPOWER in Braunschweig to look at the venerable cars of Jägermeister’s racing team. The rally champion from Hamburg (European Champion in 1979) was mightily impressed. And very pleased when he discovered a Kleint RS 2600 constructed by Tost Motorsport in [...]

Kris Nissen: First time back in the 962-Cockpit

2019-05-07T14:05:41+02:0020.February 2018|

Kris Nissen (57) stopped for a coffee at ‘72STAGPOWER. Originally from Denmark but now living in Switzerland, he previously had his home in Braunschweig for a time and was active in racing until 2000. After that, he worked as Volkswagen’s Motorsports Director until 2012 and managed the spectacular Dakar Rally appearances, among other things.‘72STAGPOWER’s Porsche [...]