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Niclas ("Nic") Jönsson (born August 4, 1967, Bankeryd) is a Swedish racing driver, currently driving in the FIA World Endurance Championship. He drove in the Indy Racing League in the 1999 and 2000 seasons with 4 career starts. His best career IRL finish was in 12th position in the 2000 Delphi Indy 200 held at Walt Disney World Speedway. He made one NASCAR Busch Series (now Xfinity Series) start at Montreal in August 2007, he started 8th, led five laps, and finished 12th in the #28 car for Jay Robinson Racing.

Niclas Jönsson
Niclas Jönsson Le Mans drivers parade 2011 crop.jpg
Jönsson at the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans driver parade
Nationality Swedish
Born (1967-08-04) August 4, 1967 (age 51)
Tenhult
Current teamKrohn Racing
Car no.57
EngineFerrari 4.5 L V8
Co-driverUnited States Tracy Krohn
United Kingdom Ben Collins
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2006
TeamsWhite Lightning Racing, Risi Competizione/Krohn Racing
Best finish19th (2007)
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
1 race run over 1 year
Best finish121st (2007)
First race2007 NAPA Auto Parts 200 (Montreal)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
IndyCar Series career
3 races run over 2 years
Best finish31st (2000)
First race1999 Vegas.com 500 (Las Vegas)
Last race2000 MCI WorldCom Indy 200 (Phoenix)
Wins Podiums Poles
0 0 0

In 2009 he was hired by USF1 team owner Ken Anderson as a test driver for the fledgling American Formula 1 team.


Contents

Racing recordEdit

Indy Racing League resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
1999 Blueprint Racing G-Force Oldsmobile Aurora V8 WDW PHX CLT INDY TXS PPIR ATL DOV PPIR LVS
24
TXS
DNS
43rd 9
2000 Blueprint Racing G-Force Oldsmobile Aurora V8 WDW
12
31st 27
Nienhouse Motorsports PHX
21
LVS INDY TXS PPIR ATL KTY TXS

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2006   White Lightning Racing
  Krohn Racing
  Tracy Krohn
  Jörg Bergmeister
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR GT2 148 DNF DNF
2007   Risi Competizione
  Krohn Racing
  Tracy Krohn
  Colin Braun
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 314 19th 2nd
2008   Risi Competizione
  Krohn Racing
  Tracy Krohn
  Eric van de Poele
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 12 DNF DNF
2009   Risi Competizione
  Krohn Racing
  Tracy Krohn
  Eric van de Poele
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 323 22nd 3rd
2010   Risi Competizione
  Krohn Racing
  Tracy Krohn
  Eric van de Poele
Ferrari F430 GT2 GT2 197 DNF DNF
2011   Krohn Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Michele Rugolo
Ferrari F430 GT2 GTE
Am
123 DNF DNF
2012   Krohn Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Michele Rugolo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
323 25th 3rd
2013   Krohn Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Maurizio Mediani
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
111 DNF DNF
2014   Krohn Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Ben Collins
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 GTE
Am
325 30th 10th
2015   Krohn Racing   João Barbosa
  Tracy Krohn
Ligier JS P2-Judd LMP2 323 32nd 12th
2016   Krohn Racing   João Barbosa
  Tracy Krohn
Ligier JS P2-Nissan LMP2 338 22nd 13th
2017   DH Racing   Tracy Krohn
  Andrea Bertolini
Ferrari 488 GTE GTE
Am
320 42nd 13th
2018   Eurasia Motorsport   Andrea Bertolini
  Tracy Krohn
Ligier JS P217-Gibson LMP2 334 NC NC

NASCAREdit

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Busch SeriesEdit

NASCAR Busch Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 NBSC Pts
2007 Jay Robinson Racing 28 Chevy DAY CAL MXC LVS ATL BRI NSH TEX PHO TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP CGV
12
GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM 121st 132

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jan Nilsson
Swedish Formula Three Champion
1990–1991
Succeeded by
Peter Åslund