Kristian Poulsen

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Kristian Poulsen
Nationality  Danish
Born (1975-11-18) 18 November 1975 (age 39)
Flensburg (Germany)
2014 World Touring Car Championship
Debut season 2008
Current team Poulsen Motorsport
Car no. 24
Former teams Liqui Moly Team Engstler
Starts 34
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 14th in 2010
Previous series
2008
2007–08
2007–08
Danish Historic Racing Championship
European Touring Car Cup
Danish Touringcar Championship
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 2009 2012 2013
Teams Team Essex
Best finish 10th
Class wins 1

Kristian Poulsen (born 18 November 1975) is a Danish auto racing driver, who currently competes in touring car racing.

Career[edit]

He made his debut in the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2008 with a part season. For 2009 he will compete a full season in the WTCC with Liqui Moly Team Engstler in a BMW 320si alongside team owner, Franz Engstler. He has previously raced in karting and rallying in the World Rally Championship from 1995. He switched to touring cars in 2007, when he competed in his native Danish Touringcar Championship. He won the LMP2 class at the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Team Essex Porsche RS Spyder alongside Emmanuel Collard and Casper Elgaard. Kristian currently drives the BMW 320si for Liqui Moly Team Engstler alongside Franz Engstler in the World Touring Car Championship.

Racing record[edit]

Complete World Touring Car Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 DC Points
2008 Poulsen Motorsport BMW 320si BRA
1
BRA
2
MEX
1
MEX
2
ESP
1
ESP
2
FRA
1
FRA
2
CZE
1
CZE
2
POR
1

14
POR
2

22
GBR
1

15
GBR
2

17
GER
1

18
GER
2

14
EUR
1
EUR
2
NC 0
Wiechers-Sport ITA
1

23
ITA
2

15
JPN
1
JPN
2
MAC
1
MAC
2
2009 Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320si BRA
1

20
BRA
2

18
MEX
1

Ret
MEX
2

Ret
MAR
1

Ret
MAR
2

Ret
FRA
1

15
FRA
2

10
ESP
1

Ret
ESP
2

20
CZE
1

Ret
CZE
2

21
POR
1

17
POR
2

16
GBR
1

20
GBR
2

Ret
GER
1

12
GER
2

22
ITA
1

16
ITA
2

19
JPN
1

19
JPN
2

Ret
MAC
1

17
MAC
2

Ret
NC 0
2010 Poulsen Motorsport BMW 320si BRA
1
BRA
2
MAR
1
MAR
2
ITA
1

Ret
ITA
2

15
BEL
1

11
BEL
2

11
POR
1

11
POR
2

Ret
GBR
1

23
GBR
2

Ret
CZE
1

8
CZE
2

19
GER
1

9
GER
2

6
ESP
1

12
ESP
2

10
JPN
1

15
JPN
2

11
MAC
1

8
MAC
2

Ret
14th 20
2011 Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320 TC BRA
1

5
BRA
2

14
BEL
1

6
BEL
2

Ret
ITA
1

6
ITA
2

3
HUN
1

9
HUN
2

13
CZE
1

5
CZE
2

8
POR
1

14
POR
2

19
GBR
1

9
GBR
2

17
GER
1

13
GER
2

Ret
ESP
1

4
ESP
2

5
JPN
1

5
JPN
2

10
CHN
1

6
CHN
2

7
MAC
1

7
MAC
2

13
7th 112

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2009 Denmark Team Essex Denmark Casper Elgaard
France Emmanuel Collard
Porsche RS Spyder Evo LMP2 357 10th 1st
2012 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Denmark Christoffer Nygaard
Denmark Allan Simonsen
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
31 DNF DNF
2013 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Denmark Christoffer Nygaard
Denmark Allan Simonsen 1
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
2 DNF1 DNF1
2014 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson
Denmark Nicki Thiim
Aston Martin Vantage GTE GTE
Am
334 17th 1st

1 Simonsen was killed in a Lap 3 crash. Neither Nygaard nor Poulsen had driven at the time.

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External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Sergio Hernández
World Touring Car Championship
Independents' Trophy winner

2011
Succeeded by
Norbert Michelisz