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List of notable or famous racecar drivers from Denmark, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in Denmark and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to Denmark. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Danish racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from Denmark is included when available.

People include everything from Tom Kristensen to Christian Bakkerud.

This historic racecar drivers from Denmark list can help answer the questions "Who are some Danish racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from Denmark?" These prominent racecar drivers of Denmark may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Danish racecar drivers.

Use this list of renowned Danish racecar drivers to discover some new racecar drivers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (8 items)
Christian Bakkerud is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Denmark
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Christian Bakkerud was a Danish racing driver, who competed in the 2007 and 2008 GP2 Series seasons, albeit hindered by a recurrent back injury. Prior to GP2 he competed in British Formula Three and Formula BMW. ...more

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Age: Died at 27 (1984-2011)

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Profession: Race car driver

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Jac Nelleman


Jacob "Jac" Nelleman is a former racing driver from Denmark. Reaching Formula One in 1976, his single entry was at the 1976 Swedish Grand Prix, driving Brabhams run by the small RAM team. Despite taking part in qualifying sessions in two cars, a BT42 and a BT44B, he failed to qualify. He was on the ...more

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Age: 72

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Profession: Race car driver

Jan Magnussen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Denmark
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Jan Magnussen


Jan Ellegaard Magnussen is a professional racing driver from Denmark and a factory driver for General Motors. He has competed in several of the most prestigious events in motor sport including CART, NASCAR, the FIA Formula One World Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. ...more

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Age: 42

Birthplace: Roskilde, Denmark

Profession: Race car driver

Jason Watt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Denmark
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Jason Watt


Jason Watt is a successful Danish racing driver. Watt enjoyed a fruitful karting career before moving into Formula Ford in 1992. He graduated to the British Formula Vauxhall Lotus Winter Series in 1993, winning the championship, as well as winning the following years Brands Hatch Formula Ford ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Profession: Race car driver