Tom Kristensen to return to Goodwood Revival after a two-year hiatus.
Nine-time Le Mans victor Tom Kristensen Tom Kristensen, will return to the Goodwood Revival for the first time in two years on September 11-13.
Kristensen, 48, took a record nine victories at Le Mans between 1997 and 2013, and is already a winner at the Revival having co-driven a Shelby Cobra Daytona in the RAC Tourist Trophy Celebration race in 2011.
The Dane will be aiming for a second TT victory in the race which is set to feature over £150million worth of closed-top GT cars from 1960-64. He will pilot the unique 1963 Lister Coupe, formerly raced by Anthony Reid.
‘Mr Le Mans’, who retired from full-time Sportscar racing in 2014, will join at least six other winners of the classic French endurance race at the Revival, including former Audi-teammate Emanuele Pirro and Richard Attwood, who took his maiden win at Le Sarthe in 1970 for Porsche.
Other Le Mans winners who will be in attendance include 1969 winner Jackie Oliver, and a trio of drivers from the Group C era of racing, featuring Andy Wallace, Jochen Mass and Mark Blundell, Le Mans winners in 1988, ’89 and ’92 respectively.
Wallace, Mass and Blundell will all race in the St Mary’s Trophy for 1960s production saloons such as the Mini Cooper S and the Ford Galaxie.