Why Hasn’t Sweden Produced Its Own Kimi Räikkonen?

When the lights go out at the 2014 Australian Grand Prix, Marcus Ericsson, Caterham’s new driver, will become the 10th Swede to start a Formula One grand prix.

Based on the success of drivers from Sweden’s neighbour, Finland, you might expect that there have been many more Finnish drivers in the history of the F1 world championship. In fact, there have been fewer. Only eight Finns have started an F1 grand prix. The difference is, three of those Finns have become world champions.

(CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT BLEACHER REPORT)

(Photo credit: Anemone Nemorosa via Flickr)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: