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Linus Lundqvist

#26 Global Racing Group with HMD

 

Birthdate: March 26, 1999
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
Residence: Stockholm/Indianapolis, Indiana
Website:

Linuslundqvistracing.se/en

Twitter: @L_Lundqvist76 
Facebook: Linus Lundqvist Racing
Instagram: @linushflundqvist

 

Sponsors:

 

TBA

Nationality: Swedish

Languages spoken: Swedish, English

Height/weight: 5’10” / 154 lbs.

Education: High school graduate

Hobbies/interests: Training (martial arts), movies and reading

Favorite sports: Hockey (Sweden)

Driver training preferences: Martial arts

Favorite food: Sushi

Guilty food pleasure: Sandwiches

Best meal you can cook by yourself: Egg fried rice with chicken 

The one talent I wish I had: Speak more languages

Person I would most like to meet: David Chapelle -- would be really interesting and inspiring to be able to sit down and just listen to him. And have a bit of a laugh

Bucket list: Travel to all continents

An interesting note about me: I climbed Africa’s tallest active volcano (Ol Doinyo Lengai) in 2011

Racing goal: Win

Racing hero: Kenny Brack 

Career results:

2020

  • Won the FR Americas Championship powered by Honda with 15 wins, five poles, 14 fastest laps and 16 podium finishes in 17 races

2019

  • Competed in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Rolex 24 At Daytona in the GTD class (his prize for winning the Sunoco/Whelen Challenge in 2018)
  • Finished fifth in Euroformula Open with two podiums and a pole position
  • Competed in two Euroformula Open Winter Series races with one victory
  • Competed in five MRF Challenge Formula 2000 races with three top-10 finishes

2018

  • Won the BRDC British F3 Championship capturing seven wins, 13 podiums, two poles and four fastest race laps in 23 races
  • The championship title earned him entry into the Sunoco Whelen Challenge
  • Competed as a guest driver in two Porsche Carrera Cup Scandinavia races

2017

  • Finished fifth in the F4 British Championship with five victories, 11 podiums, four poles and nine fastest race laps in 30 races
  • Competed in three BRDC British F3 Championship races earning two top-10 finishes

2016

  • Won the Formula STCC (renamed from Formula Renault 1.6) Nordic and NEZ Championships with 13 wins from 18 races

2015

  • Made the transition from karts to cars, finishing fourth in the Formula Renault 1.6 Nordic Championship and third in the Formula Renault 1.6 NEZ (North-East Zone) Championship

2009-2014

  • Competed in numerous Swedish and European karting championships, winning the 2011 MKR series Sweden Formula Mini title.