Nielsen was born in Varde. Prior to his win at Le Mans, he won the Macau Grand Prix in 1984. He was also a 3-time champion of the European Formula Super Vee Championship from 1979 to 1981. He is now a Formula 1 commentator for TV3+ in Denmark, but also works in public.
24 Hours of Le Mans results
Complete JGTC results
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)
|1996||Team Lark McLaren||McLaren F1 GTR||GT500||SUZ