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Joakim Bonnier (1930–1972)

Joakim (Jo) Bonnier was the first great racing driver from Sweden. He started out as an ice racer in Sweden, before driving on dry race tracks. He started his Grand Prix career in 1956 and sustained a pretty good job as a race driver for three decades, winning the 1959 Dutch Grand Prix and several sportscar races. Bonnier was killed at Le Mans, ... See full bio »


(age 42) in Le Mans, France

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Known For

Grand Prix Transportation Department
Het snö Driver
Formula 1 Himself


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 1968 Het snö
 1965 För tapperhet i tält
Jocke (as Joacim Bonnier)
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 1966 Grand Prix (racing driver)
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 1966 Grand Prix (racing advisor)
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 1956-1971 Formula 1 (TV Series)
- 1971 United States Grand Prix (1971) ... Himself
- 1971 Italian Grand Prix (1971) ... Himself
- 1971 Austrian Grand Prix (1971) ... Himself
- 1971 German Grand Prix (1971) ... Himself
- 1971 South African Grand Prix (1971) ... Himself
 1955 Eläintarhanajo 1955 (Documentary short)
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 2010 Die Legenden von Aspern (TV Movie documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Joacim Bonnier | Jo Bonnier

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Won the 1959 Dutch Grand Prix, and also took the pole in that race. See more »

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