Gunnar Nilsson

Gunnar Nilsson (* 20. November 1948 in Helsingborg; † 20. October 1978 in London) was Swedish formula 1 a driver.

Altogether it participated in the years 1976 and 1977 for the plumb bob US team of Colin Chapman 31 Grand Prix - running. He achieved its only victory to 5. June 1977 with the large price of Belgium in Zolder. Its team colleague at that time was Mario Andretti. For the season 1978 it had signed a contract with the Arrows team again-created at that time. Due to a cancer illness it could deny however no more running.

It died at the consequences of this cancer illness in a Londoner hospital. In his honours his nut/mother Elizabeth Nilsson created the donation The Gunnar Nilsson's CAN cerium Foundation.

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