Automotive Engineer, formerly with McLaren Automotive, Porsche Kremer Racing and today with Dipl. Ing. Klaus Kukuk. Nürburgring native. Excited to be here.
“My Name is Laura Kukuk, I was born in Germany and I’m based in Cologne. I always had a great passion and understanding for historic engineering alongside an admiration for modern day technology. This paired with a sense and feeling for elegance, form and function has made me pick up cameras throughout my life. Some of my earliest memories are helping my father fix and restore family owned classic cars and later on capturing it through the lense with my greasy fingers. Today, I am embracing my creative sense in my daily life through photography and coming up with creative ideas as a problem-solving approach.”
Automotive engineer and classic car-enthusiast with a special dedication for both pre-war Sports & GP cars and the sports cars of the ’50s, Laura loves to dive into automotive literature and to get hands-on mechanically involved with cars.
Laura Kukuk inherited her love for classic cars and technical knowledge from her father, who is a respected and well known classic car specialist.
During her educational path she has always evolved her working career starting with internships at Porsche Kremer Racing, DP Motorsports and Ford. Throughout her mechanical and automotive engineering studies she has taken the opportunity to work as body and later as a development engineer for the modern car manufacturer McLaren Automotive, before returning back to Germany to complete her studies. In depth work with renowned Lancia and Mercedes-Benz restoration companies are adding to her knowledge foundation. Since 2010 she has been working closely along her fathers side, inspecting and evaluating classic cars up to authenticating them for their originality.
She is also a regular attendee and participant at various automotive events around the world for many years, including Goodwood, Pebble Beach, the Quail Lodge, Mille Miglia, Monte Carlo Rallye Historique, Le Mans Classic, Villa d’Este, London-Brighton Veteran Run and many more.
I write for Petrolicious on a frequent basis.
In case you are interested in prints, please get in touch with me and I will get them shipped as soon as possible :)
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