Tom Kristensen Biography
Tom Kristensen is an accomplished Danish former racing driver who was born and brought up in Hobro, Denmark. He holds the record for the most wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with nine, six of which were consecutive.
10 Quick Facts About Tom Kristensen
- Name: Tom Kristensen
- Age: 54 years old as of 2021
- Birthday: 7 July
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.74 meters)
- Nationality: Danish
- Occupation: Former Racing Driver
- Marital Status: Married
- Salary: To be updated
- Net worth: $20 million
Tom Kristensen Age
Kristensen is 54 years old as of 2021, he was born on July 7, 1967, in Hobro, Denmark. He celebrates his birthday on July 7, every year, and his birth sign is Cancer.
Tom Kristensen Height and Weight
Kristensen is a man of average stature, he also appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos. He stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.74 meters) tall. However, details regarding his actual weight and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Tom Kristensen Family
Tom Kristensen Parents and Siblings
Kristensen was born and raised by his parents in Hobro, Denmark. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Kristensen’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.
Tom Kristensen Wife
Kristensen is married to Hanne Andersen. The couple tied the knot and together they are blessed with three children namely, Carla Malou Kristensen, Oliver Kristensen, Oswald Kristensen. The family resides in Denmark.
Tom Kristensen Net Worth
Kristensen has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2022. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Racing Driver. Through his various sources of income, Kristensen has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Tom Kristensen Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Kristensen.
Tom Kristensen Wiki
- Full Names: Tom Kristensen.
- Popular As: Tom Kristensen.
- Gender: Male.
- Occupation / Profession: Racing Driver.
- Nationality: Danish.
- Race / Ethnicity: White.
- Religion: Not Known.
- Sexual Orientation: Straight.
Tom Kristensen Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 54 Years Old.
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer.
- Date of Birth: July 7, 1967.
- Place of Birth: Hobro, Denmark.
- Birthday: July 7th.
Tom Kristensen Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Pending Update.
- Height / How Tall?: 5 feet and 7 inches (1.74 meters).
- Weight: Moderate.
- Eye Color: Brown.
- Hair Color: Brown.
Tom Kristensen Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Pending Update.
- Mother: Pending Update.
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Pending Update.
- Marital Status: Married.
- Wife/Spouse: Married to Hanne Andersen.
- Children: Carla Malou Kristensen, Oliver Kristensen, Oswald Kristensen.
Tom Kristensen Networth and Salary
- Net Worth: $20 million dollars as of 2022.
- Salary: Under Review.
- Source of Income: Former Racing Driver.
Tom Kristensen House and Cars
- Place of living: Denmark.
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated.
Tom Kristensen Career
Kristensen’s career started in 1984, winning several karting titles. He raced in Japan in the early 1990s, concurrently in Formula 3 and Touring Cars. He was German Formula 3 Champion in 1991, Japanese Formula 3 champion in 1993, and runner-up in the Japanese Touring Car Championship (JTCC) in 1992 and 1994.
Kristensen was 6th in Formula 3000 in both 1996 and 1997, and test driver for Tyrrell in their final Formula One season in 1998, and for Michelin as they prepared their F1 tyres using an older Williams car in 2000.
He was 3rd in the STW Cup in Germany in 1999, 7th in the British Touring Car Championship in 2000, and winner of the 12 Hours of Sebring in both those years.
On April 22, 2007, Kristensen was involved in an accident while racing on the Hockenheimring racecourse in Hockenheim, Germany. The crash resulted in a long break from training for Kristensen, and his participation in the 2007 Le Mans race was in jeopardy.
However, Kristensen recuperated quickly and was cleared by the Le Mans doctors to start the race. It was reported that a new type of collar may have prevented him from suffering a broken neck in the crash.
Tom Kristensen 24 Hours of Le Mans
In 2000, 2001, and 2002, he won the 24 Hours at Le Mans race with the Audi R8 together with Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro, becoming the first three drivers since Jacky Ickx in 1977 to win the race on three straight occasions.
In 2003, he won the race with Bentley. Come 2004, he equaled Ickx’s record of six Le Mans victories in Team Goh’s Audi R8. 2005 saw Kristensen win a seventh time with an American R8 entry, making him the most successful driver at the Le Mans 24-hour race (Ickx left a message on Kristensen’s answering machine congratulating him on breaking his record).
The 2006 race saw Kristensen finishing in third place in the new diesel-powered Audi R10. He did not finish the 2007 race following Rinaldo Capello’s crash while the car was leading the race by four laps.
Kristensen returned in 2008 to claim an eighth victory and extend the record for most wins. In 2013, he took his ninth victory at the event, extending his record and legendary status even further. Also, he has received the nickname “Mr. Le Mans” because of his record of winning Le Mans 9 times total. On November 19, 2014, Kristensen announced at a press conference in Copenhagen that he was retiring from motorsport at the end of the current World Endurance Championship season.
Frequently Asked Questions About Tom Kristensen
Who is Tom Kristensen?
Kristensen is an accomplished Danish former racing driver who was born and brought up in Hobro, Denmark. He holds the record for the most wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with nine, six of which were consecutive.
How old is Tom Kristensen?
Kristensen is a Danish national born on July 7, 1967, in Hobro, Denmark.
How tall is Tom Kristensen?
Kristensen stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.74 meters).
Is Tom Kristensen married?
Kristensen is married to Hanne Andersen. The couple tied the knot and together they are blessed with three children namely, Carla Malou Kristensen, Oliver Kristensen, and Oswald Kristensen. The family resides in Denmark.
How much is Tom Kristensen worth?
Kristensen has an approximate net worth of $20 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the sports industry.
Where does Tom Kristensen live?
Because of security reasons, Kristensen has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
Is Tom Kristensen dead or alive?
Kristensen is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Tom Kristensen Contacts
- Facebook: Pending Update.
- Youtube: Pending Update.
- Tiktok: Pending Update.
- Website: Pending Update.
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