|Date of birth||9 May 1964|
|Place of birth||Vejlby, Denmark|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|1991–1992||TSV 1860 München||20||(6)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.|
He most notably represented Danish teams AGF Aarhus and Brøndby, as well as foreign clubs Newcastle United, 1860 München, Bursaspor, Fenerbahçe and Lille. He played 11 games and scored five goals for the Denmark national football team. When playing for Brøndby IF in July 89 – August 91 and the additional season 1992–93, he managed to score a total of 30 goals in 93 games (where he specifically scored 22 goals in 76 games of the domestic league).
In 2000, Pingel briefly coached Aarhus Fremad.
Total number of goals for Brøndby (1989–1991 and 1992–1993):
- In the Danish league: 22 goals
- In the Danish Cup: 6 goals
- In the UEFA Intertoto Cup: 2 goals
- In the UEFA Cup/European Cup: 0 goals
- Total score in 93 games: 30 goals