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Database start - Driver search - Gunnar Nilsson


 
Gunnar Axel Arvid Nilsson, Sweden
1948-11-20 - 1978-10-20
     
F1 Career: S.Africa 1976 - Japan 1977

  Races
Wins
Pole
Podiums
FastLaps
Points
31
1
0
4
0
31
       
% Wins
% Poles
% Podiums
% FastLap
Points/Race
 
3,23%
0,00%
12,90%
0,00%
1,00p  
Ken Tyrrell predicted that here was a future World Champion. Died from cancer autumn 1978. A race where held at Donington Park in his memory in june 1979, Gunnar Nilsson Memorial Trophy.

A swedish cancer foundation where formed in his memory: www.cancerstiftelsen.com


Year Plac Points Nr / Team / Car Wins 2:nd 3:rd Poles FastL Races Ret Notes
1977 8 20 #6 Lotus 78 1 0 1 0 0 16 9 1 dns
1976 10 11 #6 Lotus 77 0 0 2 0 0 15 9 R
Wins   

Non F1

Year Series Result Team/Car Notes
1978 Formula 1 . Arrows Never drove the car, died in cancer autumn 1978
. IROC 10th FIA 3 races
1977 Grosser Preis der Tourenwagen winner BMW 3.0 CSL .
. ETCC 11th BMW 3.0 CSL .
. ETCC Salzburgring winner BMW 3.0 CSL .
. ETCC Zolder winner BMW 3.0 CSL .
1976 World Championship for Makes . BMW 3.0 CSL 1 win
. Zeltweg 1000km winner Schnitzer-BMW 3.5 CSL .
. Grosser Preis der Tourenwagen winner BMW 3.0 CSL .
. 1000 Km at Kyalami winner BMW 3.0 CSL .
. Tourist Trophy 4th BMW 3.0 CSL-Luigi Racing .
. 6h Dijon 9th Alpina Faltz-BMW 3.5 CSL .
. Race of Champions 8th Lotus 77 Non championchip race
. BRDC International Trophy 6th Lotus 77 Non championchip race
. DRM Diepholz dnf BMW 2002 .
. 6h Silverstone dnf BMW 3,2 CSL .
. 6h Dijon dns Works-BMW 3.5 CSL Turbo .
1975 British Formula 3 champion March 753 - Toyota .
. Formula Atlantic . Chevron B29 some races, 5 wins
1974 German Polifac F3 . March .
1973 Formula Vee . Racing debut at 24
. Formula 2 12th GRD 273 1 race, 4th