DRIVERS: TOMMY (SLIM) BORGUDD

Name: Tommy (Slim) Borgudd
Nationality: Sweden
Date of birth: November 25, 1946 - Borgholm, nr Kalmar

One-time drummer with the Swedish pop music group Abba, Borgudd was over 30 when he started racing but this did not stop him from winning the 1979 Swedish Formula 3 title and finishing third in the European series the same year. In 1981 he found the backing to drive for ATS and then moved to Tyrrell in 1982 but he scored no major results and eventually ended up competing in touring cars and later in truck racing where he was very successful, winning the 1994 World Truck Racing Championship.

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