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Stefan Nils Edwin Johansson (born 8 September 1956 in Växjö, Kronoberg County, Småland, Sweden) is a Swedish former racing driver who drove in Formula One from 1980 to 1981 and from 1983 to 1991, scoring 12 podiums and 88 points.

Johansson started his career with two races with the Shadow team in 1980, failing to qualifying both times; in 1981 he was entered at the British Grand Prix, but he did not race. He returned in in mid-1983 with Spirit, scoring no points. Replaced at Spirit, Johansson was left without a drive for 1984. Mid-way into the season, he joined Tyrrell to replace the injured Martin Brundle. After Tyrrell were banned, Johansson replaced the injured Johnny Cecotto at Toleman.

For 1985, Johansson continued his career in the same vein, as a replacement at Tyrrell, this time for the suspended Stefan Bellof. This lasted just one race as René Arnoux's sacking at Ferrari meant the Swede got a drive at the Italian team that lasted two seasons. Unfortunately, Johansson was deputy for Michele Alboreto and was unable to score any victories, but six podiums showed it wasn't a fruitless effort, but Johansson was replaced by Austrian Gerhard Berger at the end of 1986.

Johansson moved to McLaren for 1987. Perceived by some as a stop-gap signing before Ayrton Senna was to join the team, Johansson scored five podium, but a victory still eluded him.

Unable to secure a top drive for 1988, Johansson moved down the grid and joined Arnoux, the man he replaced at Ferrari, at Ligier. Johansson had a disappointing season, finishing only four times and scoring no points. Taking a risk in 1989, Johansson joined the new Onyx team, scoring his final podium after an audacious strategy worked out the Portuguese Grand Prix. Johansson left after a fall out with new owner Peter Monteverdi and was sacked after two non-qualifications in 1990.

Johansson's final F1 season saw him drive twice for AGS and four times for Footwork, only qualifying once.

Johansson moved into IndyCar racing post-retirement, but was not successful. Johansson finally found success in Sportscar racing, winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1997 with former teammate Alboreto and Tom Kristensen.

Formula One CareerEdit

Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1980 Shadow Cars Shadow-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1981 March Grand Prix Team March-Ford Cosworth 0 NC
1982 Did not compete
1983 Spirit Racing Spirit-Honda 0 NC Report
1984 Tyrrell Racing Organisation Tyrrell-Ford Cosworth 3 17th Report
Toleman Group Motorsport Toleman-Hart
1985 Tyrrell Racing Organisation Tyrrell-Ford Cosworth 26 7th Report
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari
1986 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 23 5th Report
1987 Marlboro McLaren International McLaren-TAG 30 6th Report
1988 Ligier Loto Ligier-Judd 0 NC Report
1989 Moneytron Onyx Formula One Onyx-Ford Cosworth 6 12th Report
1990 Moneytron Onyx Formula One Onyx-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1991 AGS Racing AGS-Cosworth 0 NC Report
Footwork Grand Prix International Footwork-Porsche
Footwork-Ford Cosworth

Career StatisticsEdit

Entries 104
Starts 79
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 1
Race Wins 0
Podiums 12
Fastest laps 0
Points 88
Laps Raced 3459
Distance Raced 16331 km
Races Led 2
Laps Led 3
Distance Led 19 km

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pts Pos
1980 Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of the United States Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States 0 NC
DNQ DNQ
1981 Flag of the United States Flag of Brazil Flag of Argentina Flag of San Marino Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of Spain Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States 0 NC
DNA
1982 Did not compete
1983 Flag of Brazil Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Belgium Flag of the United States Flag of Canada Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Europe Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 0 NC
Ret Ret 12th 7th Ret 14th
1984 Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Belgium Flag of San Marino Flag of France Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of the United States Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Europe Flag of Portugal 3 17th

[1]
DSQ DSQ DNQ DSQ 4th Ret 11th
1985 Flag of Brazil Flag of Portugal Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Belgium Flag of Europe Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Australia 26 7th
7th 8th 6th Ret 2nd 2nd 4th Ret 9th 4th Ret 5th Ret Ret 4th 5th
1986 Flag of Brazil Flag of Spain Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Belgium Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Portugal Flag of Mexico Flag of Australia 23 5th
Ret Ret 4th 10th 3rd Ret Ret Ret Ret 11th 4th 3rd 3rd 6th 12th 3rd
1987 Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Portugal Flag of Spain Flag of Mexico Flag of Japan Flag of Australia 30 6th
3rd 4th 2nd Ret 7th 8th Ret 2nd Ret 7th 6th 5th 3rd Ret 3rd Ret
1988 Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Mexico Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Portugal Flag of Spain Flag of Japan Flag of Australia 0 NC
9th DNQ Ret 10th Ret Ret DNQ DNQ DNQ Ret 11th DNQ Ret Ret DNQ 9th
1989 Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Mexico Flag of the United States Flag of Canada Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Portugal Flag of Spain Flag of Japan Flag of Australia 6 12th
DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ Ret Ret DSQ 5th DNPQ Ret Ret 8th DNPQ 3rd DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ
1990 Flag of the United States Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Mexico Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Portugal Flag of Spain Flag of Japan Flag of Australia 0 NC
DNQ DNQ
1991 Flag of the United States Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Mexico Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Portugal Flag of Spain Flag of Japan Flag of Australia 0 NC
DNQ DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ DNQ
[2]


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
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NotesEdit

  1. Race stopped after 31/76 Laps. Half points awarded
  2. Race stopped after 14/81 Laps. Half points awarded

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