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What ever happened to Georg Loos?


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#1 EDWARD FITZGERALD

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 18:48

I have often wondered what happened to Georg Loos , the Porsche entrant , some years ago I spoke to one of his drivers , amnd he professed to know nothing of his post Porsche carrear , can anyone help?

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#2 ReWind

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 19:35

From early 2002:
http://www.dunlop.de.../loos_georg.pdf

#3 EDWARD FITZGERALD

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 20:05

thank you for such a prompt reply , I have no german , so can you give me a brief translation .

#4 Arjan de Roos

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Posted 17 October 2005 - 08:29

This article first describes the facts about Loos as a driver and later as an entrant. Providig the GeLo team with the best drivers, flying in at race events by helicopter and winning quite a lot for a private entered team.

The last third is about him after racing and should have answered your question to the full. It became silent with him in the eighties with rumors of finacial problems. Only two years ago he resurfaced again in the press. He lives in both Germany and Switzerland. He denies any financial problems and states he can move freely in both countries. He only has little contact with racing (only one old friend).
Basically not a satisfying answer, or indeed he dully lost interest in racing and quietly left the scene and chose for a quiet life.

#5 EDWARD FITZGERALD

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Posted 17 October 2005 - 09:01

Thank you for the explanation , another mystery solved .

#6 964targa

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 11:37

I am collecting material about Georg Loos and Gelo Racing as I do have the same name by accident. The last racing information about Georg Loos I found is from 1981 season when Stefan Bellof was under contract for the Formula 3 Championship plus doing a GP in Hockenheim with R5-Turbo. Aftwards Georg Loos got into financial problems with his real estate business and his companies like Gelo Racing and Gelo Heli went out of business. If someone has any material about Georg Loos and Gelo Racing I am always interested.

#7 rhegra

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 10:17

Hi, 964 Targa, take a look at:
http://www.gt-eins.a...?num=1153055617
Best regards, Christian

#8 rhegra

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 11:30

... and Gelo-Racing is alive (in virtual reality)
http://www.gelo-racing.de/

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 11:59

Originally posted by rhegra
... and Gelo-Racing is alive (in virtual reality)
http://www.gelo-racing.de/


The new Gelo Racing is done by the son of Georg Loos, his name is Alexander Loos. I met him several times and he is a very nice guy but has broken with his farther a few years ago.