John Nielsen / Team Essex 
De Deen "Big" John Nielsen is een veteraan die spectaculair debuteerde op Le Mans in 1985 met een opstijgende Sauber Mercedes, maar nog steeds actief en succesvol is. De laatste jaren met name met Team Essex waar hij technisch manager is.

"Big" John Nielsen is a Danish veteran that still is very fast and succesfull, the last years with Team Essex is for wwhich he is technical manager.

February 7 february 1956
Year#

Team & results

In mijn collectie / my collection

2009  31  race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: Emmanuel Collard (F) / Casper Elgaard (DK) / Kristian Poulsen (DK)
team: Team Essex (DK)
car: Porsche RS Spyder
result: 10th / 357 laps

  

including movie


Spark S 1957
2008  31
race: Le Mans Series
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Casper Elgaard (DK)
team: Team Essex (DK)
car: Porsche RS Spyder
result: 1 x 1st LMP2

Spark Team Essex SAM 003
2006  2
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Casper Elgaard (DK) / Philip Andersen (DK)
team: Zytek Engineering - Essex Racing (DK)
car: Zytek 06S
result: 25th / 282 laps

Ebbro 43862
2005  15
race: Le Mans Series - 1000km Spa-Francorchamps
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Casper Elgaard (DK)Hayanari Shimoda (J)
team: Zytek Engineering - Essex Racing (DK)
car: Zytek 04S
result: 1st / - laps

Spark S 0039
2004  20
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Casper Elgaard (DK) / Jens Möller (DK)
team: Lister Storm Racing (GB)
car: Lister Storm LMP - Chevrolet
result: 24th / 279 laps


Spark SCOT 06
2003  26
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Hayanori Shimoda (J) / Casper Elgaard (DK)
team: RN Motorsport (DK)
car: DBA4-03S (Reynard 02S)
result: 22nd / 288 laps

Spark SCOT 01
2001  10
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Casper Elgaard (DK) / Hiroki Katoh (J)

team: Den Bla Avis (DK)
car: Dome S101 - Judd
result: dnf / 66 laps


Ebbro 43212
2000  10
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Klaus Graf (D) / Mauro Baldi (I)
team: Den Bla Avis (DK)
car:
Panoz LMP-1 Roadster S
result: dnc / 206 laps


Onyx XLM 99036
1998  30  race: Prequalifying Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Franck Lagorce (F)
team: Nissan Motorsport (J) / TWR (GB)
car: Nissan R390 GT1
result: 7th / -

Onyx XLM 99003
1998  30  race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Franck Lagorce (F) / Michael Krumm (D)
team: Nissan Motorsport (J) / TWR (GB)
car: Nissan R390 GT1
result: 5th / 342 laps
 

including movie


Onyx XLM 99001
1997  40
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Dr. Thomas Bscher (CZ) / Chris Goodwin (GB)
team: Gulf Davidoff / GTC (GB)
car: McLaren F1 GTR - BMW
result: dns / 0 laps

Minichamps 
MC 530 174340
1997  2
race: 1000km Nurburgring
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Dr. Thomas Bscher (CZ)
team: Gulf Davidoff / GTC (GB)
car: McLaren F1 GTR - BMW
result: 7th / 144 laps

Minichamps 
MC 530 174302
1996  30  race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: 
John Nielsen (DK) / Dr. Thomas Bscher (CZ) / Peter Kox (NL)
team: West Competition / David Price Racing (GB)
car: McLaren F1 GTR - BMW
result: 4th / 339 laps

including movie

Minichamps 
MC 530 164330
1996  1  race: BPR Series - 4 uur / hours Spa-Francorchamps
drivers: 
 John Nielsen (DK) / Thomas Bscher (CZ)
team: West Competition / David Price Racing (GB)
car: McLaren F1 GTR - BMW
result: 3rd / 90 laps


Ixo GTM 084
1995  49
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Thomas Bscher (CZ) / Jochen Mass (D)
team: West Competition / David Price Racing (GB)
car: McLaren F1 GTR - BMW
result: dnf / 131 laps


Minichamps 
MC 530 154349
1995  8
race: BPR Series - 4 uur / hours Donington
drivers:
John Nielsen (DK) / Dr. Thomas Bscher (CZ)
team: West Competition / David Price Racing (GB)
car: McLaren F1 GTR - BMW
result: 1st / 146 laps


Minichamps 
MC 530 154308
1995  8  race: BPR Series - 1000km Suzuka
drivers: John Nielsen (DK) / Dr. Thomas Bscher (CZ)
team:
West Competition / David Price Racing (GB)
car: McLaren F1 GTR - BMW
result: 2nd / 169 laps
  
including movie

Autobarn Kit
1993  50
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
driver: John Nielsen (DK) / David Brabham (AUS) / David Coulthard (GB)
team: TWR Jaguar Racing (GB)
car: Jaguar XJ 200
result: disq. / 307 laps


Spark S 0761
1991  33
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
driver: Andy Wallace (GB) / Derek Warwick (GB) / John Nielsen (DK)
team: TWR Silk Cut (GB)
car: Jaguar XJR-12
result: 4th / 357 laps

Spark S 0753
1990  3
race: 24 uur / hours Le Mans
driver: John Nielsen (DK) / Price Cobb (USA) / Martin Brundle (GB)
team: TWR Silk Cut (GB)
car: Jaguar XJR-12 LM
result: 1st / 359 laps

Altaya AA 9896
1988  60
race: IMSA - 24 uur / hours Daytona
driver: Jan Lammers (NL) / Martin Brundle (GB) / Raoul Boesel (BR) / John Nielsen (DK)
team: TWR Castrol Jaguar (GB)
car: Jaguar XJR-9
result: 1st / 728 laps

Spark S 0774