2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Jurgen Lewandowski – Germany

By Auto News Log • January 28th, 2012

While at university in Germany Jürgen was the Co-Manager of the then famous Jägermeister Max-Moritz Racing-Team (Drivers: Manfred Schurti, Jacky Ickx, Jürgen Barth etc.) driving Porsche Carrera RS / RSR, 934 and 935 from 1973 to 1978. Also while still at university he worked for ‘auto motor und sport’ as a freelance journalist.

From 1977 until March 1979 he was motor editor at HOBBY, a then well known technical magazine. From April 1979 until December 2000 he was senior motor editor at Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany’s largest broadsheet daily newspaper).

Since then he has been a freelance writer for Neue Zürcher Zeitung (CH), Ganske Verlagsgruppe, ADAC-Motorwelt as well as TV programmes and movies and the author of about 80 books on cars, car history, etc. He has more than 30 years experience as a member of the ‘Car of the Year’ jury, member of the ‘Engine of the Year’ jury, sixteen years as President of the German Motor Press Club (MPC), 10 years as a member of the jury at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este and organizer of his own concours event in 2009, Schloss Bensberg Concours.

The excitement is building in the collector car and auto enthusiast world with the upcoming Kuwait Concours d’Elegance taking place February 15th – 18th, 2012.

Learn more about the Kuwait Concours: http://www.kuwait-concours.com


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