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F1 – Carel Godin de Beaufort

Jonkheer Carel Godin de Beaufort (10 April 1934, Maarsbergen – 2 August 1964, Cologne, Germany) was a Dutch nobleman and motorsport driver from the Netherlands. He competed in Formula One between 1957 and 1964. He participated in 31 World Championship Grands Prix, becoming the first Dutchman ever to score points in the Formula One World […]

F1 – Dries van der Lof

Dries van der Lof (23 August 1919 in Emmen – 24 May 1990 in Enschede) was a racing driver from the Netherlands. Van der Lof was an industrialist whose factory manufactured electric cable, and competed as an amateur in motorsport events. He participated in one World Championship Grand Prix – the 1952 Dutch Grand Prix […]

F1 – Jan Flinterman

Jan Flinterman (2 October 1919 – 26 December 1992) was a distinguished Dutch air force pilot during World War II and a racing driver. Together with Dries van der Lof, he was the first driver from the Netherlands to compete in Formula One. Flinterman participated in one World Championship Grand Prix, the 1952 Dutch Grand […]

f-1 graphics from evan deciren

More amazing Formula One graphics from Evan Decrin on his website: deciren.altervista.org.

1985 Dutch Grand Prix F-1

1985 FIA Formula One Round 11 – Dutch Grand Prix Zandvoort, 23-25 August, 1985 With Lauda having announced his retirement at the preceding Austrian Grand Prix, Zandvoort was buzzing with speculation about the driver market. (Report by Tom Prankerd & photography by Guido Fijen) Rosberg had already signed up for the McLaren seat, while Williams […]

Swedish Formula 1 Drivers

Sweden has had many succesfull Formula One drivers in the past. Marcus Ericsson was the last Swedish Formula One driver. He was active as a driver from 2014 until 2018. In 2019 Marcus was only reserve (or 3rd driver) and never raced that year in F1. Marcus was the first since 23 years after Stefan […]

F1 – Marcus Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson (born 2 September 1990) is an active Formula One driver, participating in Formula One in 2015 for Sauber F1 after his debute in 2014 for Caterham F1. After a successful début in car racing in 2007 which saw him take the British Formula BMW title with Fortec Motorsport, he moved up into the […]

F1 – Stefan Johansson

Stefan (Nils Edwin) Johansson (born 8 September 1956 in Växjö) participated in Formula One between 1980 and 1991. He drove in Formula One for Shadow, Spirit, Tyrrell, Toleman, Ferrari, McLaren, Onyx, AGS and Footwork. Having got himself into several front-running F1 cars, the likeable Johansson never quite managed to make the most of his opportunities. […]

F1 – Slim Borgudd

Slim Borgudd (born November 25, 1946) participated in Formula One in 1981 and 1982.He raced for the ATS and Tyrrell teams. Once the drummer with Swedish pop band ABBA, Tommy ‘Slim’ Borgudd only began to race seriously when he was in his thirties, but that didn’t stop him impressing in both the Swedish and European […]

F1 – Conny Andersson

Conny Andersson (born 28 December 1939 in Alingsås, Sweden) participated in Formula One during 1976 and 1977 for the Surtees and BRM teams. The Stockholm racer must have thought he’d never get an F1 chance after spending seven years in Formula Three, but finally, after being pipped to the European title by a young Riccardo […]