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Rickard Rydell

Rickard Rydell

Date of Birth: 22 / 9 / 1967

Nationality: Swedish

Lives:

Family: Married with three children

Website: http://www.rickardrydell.com/

Additional information: Interests include badminton and golf. Also helps with the family flower business.

Career Rundown

  • 2009: WTCC, SEAT Sport. SEAT Leon TDi.
  • 2008: 5th, WTCC, SEAT Sport. SEAT Leon TDi.
  • 2007: 16th, WTCC, SEAT Sport/Chevrolet. Le Mans 24 Hours, Aston Martin Racing.
  • 2006: 7th, WTCC, SEAT Sport Sweden. SEAT Leon.
  • 2005: 6th, WTCC, SEAT Sport.
  • 2004: 10th, ETCC. 15th, STCC. Le Mans 24 Hours, Ferrari 550 Maranello.
  • 2003: 11th, ETCC.
  • 2002: 5th, ETCC. Le Mans 24 Hours, Ferrari 550 Maranello.
  • 2001: 9th, FIA GT Championship. 15th, STCC.
  • 2000: BTCC - Pos: 3. Ford Team Mondeo (Works entry). Ford Mondeo. 178 points.
  • 1999: BTCC - Pos: 3. Volvo S40 Racing (Works entry). Volvo S40. No.1. 192 points.
  • 1998: BTCC - BTCC Champion. Volvo S40 Racing (Works entry). Volvo S40. No.4. 254 points. 5 wins.
  • 1997: BTCC - Pos: 4. Volvo S40 Racing (Works entry). Volvo S40. No.3. 137 points.
  • 1996: BTCC - Pos: 3. Volvo 850 Racing (Works entry). Volvo 850. No.3. 26 races. 194 points. 4 wins. 5 pole positions. 5 fastest laps.
  • 1995: BTCC - Pos: 3. Volvo 850 Racing (Works entry). Volvo 850. No.15. 24 races. 255 points. 4 wins. 13 pole positions. 4 fastest laps.
    Special mention for stunning qualifying record.
  • 1994: BTCC - Pos: 14. Volvo 850 Racing with Securicor (Works entry). Volvo 850 GLT (Estate). No.15. 27 points.
  • 1993: Japanese F3 with TOMS. Finished second.
  • 1992: Japanese F3 with TOMS. Finshed third and won Macau GP.
  • 1991: Returned to British F3 with TOMS. Won one race.
  • 1990: British F3000. Finished fourth. Also drove Group C1 Porsche in Japan.
  • 1989: British F3 with Eddie Jordan. Won one race at Thruxton and finished third overall.
  • 1986: 1986 - 1988: Swedish F3.
  • 1984: 1984 - 1985: Swedish Kart Champion.
Last updated: 2009-03-13 16:36:41

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