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Slim Borgudd

Slim Borgudd. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Slim Borgudd. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

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Born:

25 Nov 1946
Borgholm

Nationality:

Sweden

Grands Prix:

10 (1981-1982)

F3000 starts:

3 (1985)

An ex-drummer for Swedish bands Made in Sweden and Solar Plexus, Slim was also a sometime session drummer for his friend, ABBA founder Bjorn Ulvaeus. After Formula 1, Slim went on to drive trucks and touring cars in his homeland and won the European Championship in FIA Truck Racing in 1995. Real name is actually Karl Edvard Tommy Borgudd and he now lives in Cyprus. He is now retired from racing, after a spell of living and working in Warwickshire as managing director of Radical UK Sportscars' international distribution division. However he still runs his Slim Racing team, which competes in historic single-seater racing. Born on the island of Oland, in the Baltic, Borgudd had a mixed career but was 1979 Swedish F3 Champion and 1994 Swedish & Nordic touring car champion.

Biography last updated 4 Jan 2019