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Niclas Jonsson

Niclas Jonsson, 1994. Press photo supplied by Eddi Laumans for Team Magic; copyright free to use, print owned by Richard Jenkins, 2013.

Niclas Jonsson, 1994. Press photo supplied by Eddi Laumans for Team Magic; copyright free to use, print owned by Richard Jenkins, 2013.

Niclas Jonsson. Copyright Niclas Jonsson and his Risi sportscar team, permission to use given and supplied to Gergely Gabris, 2009.

Niclas Jonsson. Copyright Niclas Jonsson and his Risi sportscar team, permission to use given and supplied to Gergely Gabris, 2009.

Born:

04 Aug 1967
Bankeryd

Nationality:

Sweden

CART/IRL years:

IRL (1999-2000)

Now a frequent endurance racer, who spent years in Grand-Am or ALMS, and also, from 2013, appeared in the WEC too. After a spell in the US Sportscar Series, he is now in the European Le Mans Series and the US Sportscar Series and the VLN Series. Jonsson won the 1991 Swedish Formula 3 title and prior to racing in the IRL, appeared in Scandinavian touring cars, European F3 and Formula Asia. Jonsson is also a qualified carpenter and has psychology and sports management degrees. He also works as a safety instructor, coach and owns his own motorsport parts shop.

Biography last updated 19 Apr 2019