Christina Nielsen Heads to the Circuit de la Sarthe for Le Mans Festival Event with TRG-Aston Martin Racing

June 11, 2015,
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Nielsen ready to drive her V12 Vantage GT3 on the famous French circuit

Le Mans, France (June 11th, 2015) … After dominant displays of her driving prowess at Detroit, Mosport, and Laguna Seca this past month, Christina Nielsen is traveling to France to drive her V12 Vantage GT3 on the famous Circuit de la Sarthe across the picturesque French countryside. Having competed full-time in the two prominent top-tier sportscar racing series in North America since January, this trip provides not only a welcome break to the intense competition, but also a chance to enjoy driving the historic circuit in preparation for a future 24 hour run. As if competing against the top GT racing drivers in the world wasn’t challenging enough, Christina also simultaneously completed another semester of University where she is currently studying for her degree in Marketing and Communications Management.


Dedicated to her pursuit of becoming one of the foremost GT racing drivers in the world, Christina has adhered to a strict routine of physical training, testing, video and simulator time, as well as learning the inner-workings of both the competition and marketing sides of the TRG-AMR team. Having been raised watching her Father [Lars Erik Nielsen] compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and other sportscar racing endeavors for over 30 years, it comes as no surprise that the desire to race GT cars is where Christina’s passion laid. A true racer at heart, Christina has always stayed true to her mantra: I’m not a woman that is also a racecar driver, I am a racecar driver that happens to be a woman. No one doubts Christina’s natural ability to compete at the top level of GT racing, especially those she has intimidated, passed, and defeated while climbing multiple podiums.











The Le Mans Festival Race is a 45 minute race beginning at 11:15 local time on Saturday, June 13th. Christina and the other drivers will also participate in the Driver’s Parade, the famous Friday evening procession of historic racing cars through the streets of Le Mans, attended by over 100,000 fans and supporters. Follow Christina on Facebook, Twitter, and on her official website. Follow TRG-AMR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and their official website.

TRG-AMR Team Driver, Christina Nielsen:

“I am really excited to be driving at Le Mans this year, if not for the 24 Hour race, at least in honor of such a historic marque as Aston Martin. The V12 Vantage GT3 has been an incredible car all season, we’re running P2 in the IMSA TUDOR Championship, and I just finished another semester of University. I am going to take my time to enjoy this event, have fun, and re-focus before heading back to North America ready to win the Championship! Many thanks to my Father, the TRG-AMR team, and all of my fans. I wouldn’t be here without you.”

TRG-AMR CEO, Kevin Buckler:

“I am so proud of Christina right now. She’s done such a great job this season driving in two very competitive and very different series. We’ve been dreaming about going back to Le Mans with Christina, as her Father [Lars Erik Nielsen] raced here for TRG back in 2004. I never thought that the (fast) little girl he always talked about would be racing at the same track someday, under the TRG-AMR banner, no less! I am really proud of her commitment and her abilities and accomplishments already this year. She is running 2nd in the IMSA TUDOR Championship, and she’s got what it takes to win it this year and with an awesome team behind her. We’re here to help her achieve that goal.”

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