Name: Ronnie Peterson
DOB: Feb 14 1944
Place Of Birth: Örebro
Most Races For: Lotus - 59
No. Of Races: 123
- Barbro Edwardsson, Peterson’s widow, could never come to terms with his death and committed suicide on Dec 19, 1987.
- Peterson and Edwardsson are survived by daughter Nina Louise.
- Peterson has a mammoth 123 Grand Prix races to his credit.
“I couldn’t celebrate, but also, knew that trophy would be with me forever. And I knew also that Ronnie would have been happy for me.”
-Mario Andretti, after winning the 1978 championship.
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