Famous Racecar Drivers from Sweden

List of notable or famous racecar drivers from Sweden, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in Sweden and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to Sweden. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swedish 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 Sweden is included when available.

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

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  • Alexander "Alx" Danielsson (born 1 April 1981 in Östersund) is a Swedish racing driver and the 2006 champion of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. He currently competes in the Swedish V8 Thundercar Series and as a fill-in driver on the Monster Jam circuit.
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Östersund, Sweden
  • Bertil Roos

    Bertil Roos (October 12, 1943 – March 31, 2016) was a Swedish racing driver from Gothenburg. He participated in a single Formula One Grand Prix, his home race in 1974, from which he retired with transmission failure.
    • Age: 79
    • Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Björn Waldegård

    Björn Waldegård (12 November 1943 – 29 August 2014) was a Swedish rally driver, and the winner of the inaugural World Rally Championship for drivers in 1979. His Swedish nickname was "Walle".
    • Age: Dec. at 70 (1943-2014)
    • Birthplace: Sweden
  • Björn Karl Michael Wirdheim (born 4 April 1980) is a Swedish professional racing driver. He is the son of Örnulf Wirdheim, also a racing driver. Björn began racing karts, competing in his first race, at the age of 10. His main achievement to date is becoming the International Formula 3000 Champion in 2003.
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Växjö, Sweden
  • Conny Andersson

    Conny Andersson may refer to: Conny Andersson (racing driver) (born 1939), Swedish former racing driver Conny Andersson (actor) (born 1974), Swedish actor and theatre director Conny Andersson (footballer) (born 1945), former Swedish footballer
    • Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Alingsås, Sweden
  • Daniel Carlsson

    Daniel Carlsson (born 29 June 1976) is a rally car driver from Sweden.
    • Age: 46