Kristensen named as driver steward for India
23 October 2013 – Tom Kristensen will act as driver steward at the Indian Grand Prix this weekend, it has been confirmed.
The 46-year-old, who most recently joined the stewarding panel at the Monaco Grand Prix, is best known for his success in the Le Mans 24-Hours. Indeed he is the most successful driver in the history of the classic endurance event and has won it nine times, racing for Porsche, Audi and Bentley.
Kristensen has a broad racing CV, having competed in single-seaters, touring cars and a range of sportscars. He has also tested in F1.
The Dane is currently contesting the FIA World Endurance Championship again this season, driving for Audi Sport Team Joest. Along with team-mates Loïc Duval and Allan McNish, Kristensen has already helped Audi retain the WEC Manufacturers’ title and he and his team-mates currently lead the Drivers’ title race, with two rounds of the championship remaining.