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Formula One racing's Swedish connection

When Marcus Ericsson was announced as one of Caterham’s drivers for the 2014 season, he wasn’t just fulfilling a lifelong ambition, he was also adding to Sweden’s proud history in Formula One racing.In Australia next month, Ericsson will become the tenth driver from the Scandinavian country - and the first since 1991 - to start a Grand Prix. But just who were the other nine? Read on to find out…Jo BonnierStockholm-born Joakim Bonnier - better known as Jo - honed his skills ice racing in his homeland before going on to carve out a Formula One career that spanned three decades and more than 100 Grands Prix. His first world championship race - and the first for a Swede...
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