Nielsen joined the 24-hour Rolex staff in Daytona when this system supervisor all-female for the # 57 race Heinrich MSR Racing Acura NSX, Jackie Heinrich, was pressured to overlook the race due to a again damage.
Nielsen joined Katherine Legge, Ana Beatriz and Simona De Silvestro, the quartet ending 12th within the GTD class.
MSR has now confirmed that Nielsen will stay within the automotive for all endurance IMSA – the 12 Hours of Mobil 1 Sebring, the Six Hours of Watlen Glen Sahlen and Motul Petit Le Mans.
"I’m excited to be driving with the efforts of Heinrich Racing and Meyer Shank Racing for the remainder of the Michelin Endurance Cup occasions," stated Nielsen.
"I’ve at all times recognized that MSR was an excellent staff and operating for them solely impressed me extra by their skilled strategy, so I hope we are able to battle for the Cup of Endurance this 12 months. "
Heinrich provides: "Christina brings a protracted checklist of achievements which can be very fulfilled within the race. This additional strengthens the deep expertise of the skilled drivers concerned within the staff and my imaginative and prescient. "
" [Nielsen] exceeded our expectations along with his efficiency within the Daytona Acura, "noticed Shank," and has an unbelievable file. on the remainder of the tracks of endurance, so will probably be a fantastic addition. "