The nine-time LeMans champion Tom Kristensen will retire from racing at the en of the month when the WEC will finish
The 47 years old Danish pilot Tom kristensen has decided to end his career as a professional pilot at the end of this month when the world endurance championship finish the season in the last race in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.
Kristensen started his career in 1984 and won several karting titles before racing Formula 3 and touring cars.
His career is extensive, titles of formula 3, victories in the DTM and 9 titles of LeMans make him a legend in the world of motorsport.
“I have reached the finish line. I have grown up. I have been told that you know when it’s time to stop. I have not had that feeling until now. Over the last couple of months, my thoughts of retiring have been stronger and therefore it feels right to inform you today that I am retiring from motor racing. After the last WEC race of the season next week it’s over. That gives me the opportunity to do other things in life going forward.”
Also said “I continue as a Formula One driver steward and also work with Audi, but not in the cockpit.”
From FormulaRapida.net we say to you thank you for everything you have given to this sport and the best wishes for your future.