Monday, 19 September 2005 19:47
Gunnar Nilsson is a former F1 driver (November 20, 1948 in Helsingborg – October 20, 1978 in London) and was a well known and talented Swedish racing driver. He won the 1975 British Formula Three Championship.
Nilsson entered 32 Formula One Grand Prix races, qualifying for all of them. He won once, at the 1977 Belgian Grand Prix. For 1978, he signed for Arrows, but was never well enough to drive the car.
He died of testicular cancer and after his death, his mother Elisabeth Nilsson created the Gunnar Nilsson's Cancer Foundation
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