The popular British television presenter is regularly seen across broadcast channels such as ITV, BBC and CNN. She is also a live-event host including the annual GQ Car Awards and used to run her own YouTube channel where she tested cars and posted behind the scenes motor sport video.
Shields grew up in Twickenham, London and had keen interest in motor sport since an early age. She gained recognition in 2014 when she joined ABB FIA Formula E Championship as presenter and pit lane reporter. She’s also known as the anchor of CNN’s Supercharged, a show dedicated to technology and motor sport, and CNN’s Saved by the Future. She was previously part of the online ESPN F1 team and can also be seen working for Extreme E, Goodwood Festival of Speed, as well as presenting Esports competitions for Ferrari and Formula E.
On top of it all, she is the Associate Editor of Electrifying.com and has written for the Times, Top Gear, the London Evening Standard and CNN.com.
The Danish motor sport superstar needs no introduction. Kristensen’s achievements speak for themselves and with nine 24 Hours of Le Mans, six of which were consecutive, the great Dane is arguably the most decorated driver in the history of endurance racing.
“Mr Le Mans”, as he’s known, also holds the record of six victories in the 12 Hours of Sebring and has the FIA World Endurance Championship title to his name. Over the course of his career, Kristensen also proved his capability outside of endurance racing, having won races in single-seater and touring cars as well as serving as a test driver for several Formula 1 teams.
The FIA Hall of Fame inductee stepped down from competitive driving at the end of 2014. Ever since he is making the use of his knowledge and experience as the President of the FIA Drivers’ Commission, being at the forefront of shift towards a more accessible motor sport.