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Driver

Gunnar Nilsson

 
Include non-championship races

Details
Date of BirthSaturday 20 November 1948
Date of DeathFriday 20 October 1978
Age of Death29 years, 11 months
Born
Helsingborg
Sweden
F1 Career
Active Years1976 - 1977
Races Contested
32  
Wins1
2nd Places0
3rd Places3
4th Places1
5th Places3
6th Places1
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 7.07, Standard deviation: 1.31
Retirements17
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions0
Highest Qualifying Position3rd
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 12, Mean: 12.06, Standard deviation: 1.01
Fastest Laps1
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 11, Mean: 12.12, Standard deviation: 1.69
Races Led1
Laps Led21
Race Distance Led90 km
Debut1976 South African GP
Maiden Win1977 Belgian GP
Last Race1977 Japanese GP
Drivers' Championships
1976 - 10th   
(11 points)
  
1977 - 8th   
(20 points)
Total Points Scored31
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At RetirementNone
Records Ever BrokenNone

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Bob Evans
2
1976
Mario Andretti
29
1976 - 1977
Team RacesYears
Lotus
32
1976 - 1977
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Lotus
32
1976 - 1977
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
32
1976 - 1977
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
32
1976 - 1977
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Valvoline
17
1977
EntrantRacesYears
John Player Team Lotus
32
1976 - 1977
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Colin Chapman
32
1976 - 1977
Geoff Aldridge
15
1976
Martin Ogilvie
32
1976 - 1977
Ralph Bellamy
17
1977
Peter Wright
17
1977
Car ModelRacesYears
Lotus 77
15
1976
Lotus 78
17
1977
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 6
32
1976 - 1977
Team SponsorRacesYears
Goodyear
32
1976 - 1977
John Player Special
32
1976 - 1977
Imperial Tobacco
17
1977
NGK
17
1977
Valvoline
17
1977

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