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Ronnie Peterson (1944–1978)

Ronnie Peterson was probably the most famous and most successful Swede ever to race in F1. He started his F1 career in 1970, driving for March, before moving to Lotus in 1973. In 1973 and 1974, he won 7 Grands Prix, and finished third and fifth in the championship respectively. Moving back to March in 1976, he won the Italian Grand Prix before ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 34) in Milan, Italy

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Known For

Formula 1
Formula 1 Himself
(1970-1978)
O Fabuloso Fittipaldi
O Fabuloso Fittipaldi Himself (interviewed)
(1973)
ABC's Wide World of Sports
ABC's Wide World of Sports Himself - Driver
(1978)

Filmography

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 1978 ABC's Wide World of Sports (TV Series)
Himself - Driver
- Grand Prix of Italy in Monza (1978) ... Himself - Driver
 1970-1978 Formula 1 (TV Series)
Himself
- 1978 Italian Grand Prix (1978) ... Himself
- 1978 Dutch Grand Prix (1978) ... Himself
- 1978 Austrian Grand Prix (1978) ... Himself
- 1978 German Grand Prix (1978) ... Himself
- 1978 British Grand Prix (1978) ... Himself
 1973 O Fabuloso Fittipaldi (Documentary)
Himself (interviewed)
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 2017 Superswede: En film om Ronnie Peterson (Documentary)
Himself
 2013 1 (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2010 Great Grand Prix Racing Heroes (TV Series documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

The most successful Swedish Formula 1 driver. See more »

Nickname:

SuperSwede

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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