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Old 27th May 2015
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Unhappy RIP Erik Carlsson 1929-2015

Our SAAB spokesman, champion and friend sadly passed on.

P taket !


http://www.classicandsportscar.com/n...sson-1929-2015



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What a sad day, RIP.
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The guys in the Vintage Saab Club always speak of him so highly. From what I was told, he was simply the nicest guy you would meet. Plus an all time great Saab rally driver!

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At our SOC 2015 dinner


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I had the privilege of meeting him briefly twice, on the second occasion he kindly signed my sunvisor.



He really was a gentleman.
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only read good things about this guy, fun video, like how he talks proper swenglish!

heres a good article i saw posted somewhere else:

http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/119192
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Our SAAB spokesman, champion and friend sadly passed on.

P taket !


http://www.classicandsportscar.com/n...sson-1929-2015




Thats so sad.

I feel lucky I finally got to meet him at SOC 2015. He was quite a character.
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Default Sad news indeed.

I lived in the UK in the 70's and was always aware of his career.

My wife at the time loved to watch rallies.
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I own a 1974 SAAB 99 EMS. It's production twin won the 1977 World Rallye Championship driven by Stig Bloomquist. Erik Carlsson should be in every serious racing hall of fame. A Gentlemen and a Scholar of all things SAAB. Cheers mate! [email protected]
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Our SAAB spokesman, champion and friend sadly passed on.

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http://www.classicandsportscar.com/n...sson-1929-2015



WRC rally wouldn't be what it is today without Carlsson. For that he can be very proud
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Sad to see Mr. SAAB pass. Best wishes to his family
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Such a legend. Some great stuff on youtube featuring his early work.
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