Photos of Gunnar Nilsson's cars

GP South AfricaThe Citizen Grand Prix of South Africa6.3.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R1 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 25th (1:22.700)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
Race of ChampionsDaily Mail Race of Champions14.3.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R1 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 8th
Grid: 3rd (1:23.560)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rob Ryder
GP United States WestUnited States Grand Prix West28.3.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R1 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Suspension, accident)
Grid: 20th (1:25.277)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/05/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
International TrophyGraham Hill International Trophy11.4.1976
55 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 6th
Grid: 4th (1:19.410)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/07/2017Photo by courtesy of: Rob Ryder and Keith Lawson
Silverstone 6 HoursThe World Championship For Manufacturers 6 Hours Silverstone9.5.1976
11 - BMW 3.2 CSL Turbo #2275980 - BMW Motorsport GmbHBMW 3.5 CSL Turbo #2275980 - BMW L6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
BMW Motorsport GmbH (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)/Gunnar Nilsson (S)
listed, never drove:
Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 2nd (1:27.930)
Colours: white/blue/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Chris Jennings
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium16.5.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV; no.211 V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 22nd (1:28.990) - 26th fastest qualifier
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/07/2017Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler and Paul Kooyman
GP NürburgringGrosser Preis der Tourenwagen, Internationales 6-Stunden-Rennen11.7.1976
22 - BMW 3.0 CSL - Luigi-RacingBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3196 cc N/ADiv.4
Luigi-Racing (B)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hughes de Fierlant (B)/Gunnar Nilsson (S)/Claude de Wael (B)
DNS:
Harald Grohs (D)
Result: winner
Grid: 2nd (8:47.700)
Colours: black/green/red (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 14/09/2012Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
GP Great BritainJohn Player Grand Prix18.7.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 14th (1:20.670)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/09/2005Photo by courtesy of: Barry Boor
GP GermanyGrosser Preis von Deutschland1.8.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R2 - JPS Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
JPS Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 5th
Grid: 16th (7:23.000)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: Harry Maurer and H-J Roegler
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Europa (25e Grand Prix van Nederland)29.8.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 13th (1:22.160)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/06/2017Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler and Hans Fohr
GP Italy47° Gran Premio d' Italia12.9.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 13th
Grid: 12th (1:43.300)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
GP CanadaLabatt's 50 Gand Prix of Canada3.10.1976
66 - Lotus 77 Ford #77/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 77 #77/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 12th
Grid: 15th (1:14.397)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
GP South AfricaSouth African GP5.3.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R1 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 12th
Grid: 10th (1:16.650)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
GP United States WestLong Beach Grand Prix3.4.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player SpecialLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Special (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 8th
Grid: 16th (1:23.384)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium5.6.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: winner
Grid: 3rd (1:26.450)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 30/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler and Paul Kooyman
GP FranceFrench GP3.7.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 4th
Grid: 3rd (1:12.790)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Michel Lefebvre
GP NürburgringGrosser Preis der Tourenwagen10.7.1977
11 - BMW 3.0 CSL - AlpinaBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3212 cc N/ADiv.5
Alpina (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Dieter Quester (A)Result: winner
Grid: 2nd (8:33.900)
Colours: green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jürgen Reiß
GP Great BritainJohn Player British Grand Prix (Grand Prix d'Europe)16.7.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 3rd
Grid: 5th (1:18.950)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland28.8.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: practiced only (Original race car)
Grid: T-car (1:19.980)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland28.8.1977
6T6T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 5th (1:19.570)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP Italy48° Gran Premio d' Italia11.9.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 19th (1:39.850)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 20/10/2012Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
ETCC Zolder4e E.G. Trophy Zolder25.9.1977
44 - BMW 3.0 CSL - BMW-AlpinaBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3212 cc N/ADiv.5
BMW-Alpina (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dieter Quester (A)/Patrick Neve (B)
listed, never drove:
Gunnar Nilsson (S)
Result: winner
Grid: 1st (1:44.300)
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/03/2013Photo by courtesy of: Classic and Vintage BMW on Facebook
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of The United States2.10.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 12th (1:42.815)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/03/2018Photo by courtesy of: Art, John McCollister and Fred Lewis
GP CanadaLabatt's Grand Prix of Canada9.10.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 4th (1:12.975)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 14/11/2009Photo by courtesy of: David Ahrenberg
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