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Born on this day (29th - April)

Cal Niday

1916 - 1988


Hugh Dibley

1937


Jerry Karl

1941 - 2008


Dale Earnhardt

1957 - 2001


Chad Little

1963


Marcel Albers

1967 - 1992


Ryan Sharp

1979



Died on this day (29th - April)

Baron Pierre de Crawhez

1874 - 1925


Theo Helfrich

1913 - 1978


Bob Akin

1936 - 2002


Rob Walker

1917 - 2002


Chuck Daigh

1923 - 2008



Jac Nelleman
Jac Nelleman
Jac
DENMARK

Born
19 / 4 / 1944
Danish driver who attempted to qualify for the 1976 Swedish GP with RAM in a Brabham BT44B. Didn't qualify. Now races historics.

Jacob Nelleman was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He raced extensively in Denmark winning the Formula 3 Championship twice: in 1976 with a GRD 374 Toyota Novamotor and in 1977 driving a Modus M1 Toyota Novamotor. He made it briefly to Formula One in 1976, with a single entry into the 1976 Swedish Grand Prix. Driving Brabhams run by the RAM team. Despite taking part in qualifying sessions in two cars, a BT42 and a BT44B, he failed to qualify.

His father, Vilhelm Nellemann Jr. was also a racing driver who competed in the 50s and a bit into the 60s. His grandfather, Vilhelm Nellemann Sr., also raced, as did his uncle, Robert Nellemann, who won the Danish F3 Championship 8 times between 1950 and 1965.

 

 

 





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