Robert Dahlgren

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Robert Dahlgren
Robert Dahlgren 2012.jpg
In 2012, as TTA driver.
Nationality Sweden Swedish
Born (1979-12-01) 1 December 1979 (age 35)
Skellefteå
2014 V8 Supercars Australia
Debut season 2014
Current team Volvo Polestar Racing Australia
Car no. 34
Starts 37
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 25th in 2014
Previous series
1999
2000–01
2002–03
2007-11
Swedish Formula Ford
British Formula Ford
British F3
WTCC
Championship titles
2001
2010
British Formula Ford
Scandinavian Touring Car Cup

Robert Dahlgren (born 1 December 1979 in Skellefteå) is a Swedish auto racing driver who currently competes in the International V8 Supercars Championship for Volvo Polestar Racing. He has also competed in the World and Swedish Touring Car Championships for Polestar Racing,[1] making him the longest-serving factory-supported Volvo driver.

Career[edit]

Robert Dahlgren in a Volvo C30 at Brands Hatch for the 2008 WTCC

In 1998 he won the Nordic and Swedish Formula Ford Championships, before racing in Great Britain with Formula Ford. He won the Formula Ford Championship in 2001. He switched to British Formula 3 in 2002, finishing seventeenth in his first year. In his second year he finished ninth on points in 2003. Since 2004 he has competed in the STCC, every season with Volvo. He has finished as runner-up twice in 2004 and 2007.

The Volvo S60 V8 Supercar of Robert Dahlgren in 2014

For 2014, Dahlgren has been named to drive for Volvo in the International V8 Supercars Championship in Australia for Garry Rogers Motorsport, under the guise of Volvo Polestar Racing Australia.[2]

Racing record[edit]

Complete WTCC results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 DC Points
2007 Polestar Racing Volvo S60 Flexifuel BRA
1

BRA
2

NED
1

NED
2

ESP
1

ESP
2

FRA
1

FRA
2

CZE
1

CZE
2

POR
1

POR
2

SWE
1

10
SWE
2

8†
GER
1

GER
2

GBR
1

GBR
2

ITA
1

ITA
2

MAC
1

MAC
2

NC 0†
2008 Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing Volvo C30 BRA
1

BRA
2

MEX
1

MEX
2

ESP
1

ESP
2

FRA
1

FRA
2

CZE
1

CZE
2

POR
1

POR
2

GBR
1

24
GBR
2

DNS
GER
1

GER
2

EUR
1

EUR
2

ITA
1

ITA
2

JPN
1

JPN
2

MAC
1

MAC
2

NC 0
2009 Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing Volvo C30 BRA
1

BRA
2

MEX
1

MEX
2

MAR
1

MAR
2

FRA
1

FRA
2

ESP
1

ESP
2

CZE
1

CZE
2

POR
1

POR
2

GBR
1

15
GBR
2

14
GER
1

GER
2

ITA
1

ITA
2

JPN
1

JPN
2

MAC
1

MAC
2

NC 0
2010 Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing Volvo C30 BRA
1

BRA
2

MAR
1

MAR
2

ITA
1

ITA
2

BEL
1

BEL
2

POR
1

POR
2

GBR
1

12
GBR
2

Ret
CZE
1

CZE
2

GER
1

GER
2

ESP
1

ESP
2

JPN
1

10†
JPN
2

5†
MAC
1

MAC
2

NC 0†
2011 Polestar Racing Volvo C30 BRA
1

12
BRA
2

13
BEL
1

13
BEL
2

7
ITA
1

15
ITA
2

13
HUN
1

NC
HUN
2

9
11th 72
Volvo C30 Drive CZE
1

6
CZE
2

9
POR
1

7
POR
2

16
GBR
1

8
GBR
2

6
GER
1

4
GER
2

7
ESP
1

9
ESP
2

9
JPN
1

Ret
JPN
2

5
CHN
1

9
CHN
2

9
MAC
1

DNS
MAC
2

DNS
  • † Not permitted to score points

Complete V8 Supercar results[edit]

Year Team Car 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 36 37 38 Final Pos Points
2014 Volvo Polestar Racing Volvo S60 ADE
R1

21
ADE
R2

23
ADE
R3

Ret
SYM
R4

20
SYM
R5

16
SYM
R6

23
WIN
R7

Ret
WIN
R8

24
WIN
R9

24
PUK
R10

22
PUK
R11

Ret
PUK
R12

21
PUK
R13

23
BAR
R14

24
BAR
R15

24
BAR
R16

21
HID
R17

23
HID
R18

18
HID
R19

Ret
TOW
R20

19
TOW
R21

22
TOW
R22

22
QLD
R23

23
QLD
R24

22
QLD
R25

16
SMP
R26

19
SMP
R27

Ret
SMP
R28

DNS
SAN
R29

17
BAT
R30

Ret
SUR
R31

13
SUR
R32

17
PHI
R33

22
PHI
R34

23
PHI
R35

21
SYD
R36

18
SYD
R37

18
SYD
R38

Ret
25th 921

* Season in progress

References[edit]

  1. ^ STCC: Robert Dahlgren, accessed 2010-05-27 (Swedish)
  2. ^ "Robert Dahlgren Confirmed For Volvo V8 Seat". Speedcafe. 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2014-01-16. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
James Courtney
British Formula Ford
Champion

2001
Succeeded by
Westley Barber