Anders Kulläng

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Anders Kulläng
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Personal information
NationalitySweden Swedish
Born(1943-09-23)23 September 1943
Karlstad, Sweden
Died28 February 2012(2012-02-28) (aged 68)
Huay Yang, Thailand
World Rally Championship record
Active years1973–1988
Co-driverSweden Bruno Berglund
Sweden Claes-Göran Andersson
TeamsOpel, Mitsubishi Ralliart
Rally wins1
Stage wins57
Total points74
First rally1973 Monte Carlo Rally
First win1980 Swedish Rally
Last rally1988 Swedish Rally

Anders Göran Kulläng (23 September 1943 – 28 February 2012) was a rally and rallycross driver. His biggest success was to win the 1980 Swedish Rally.


Kulläng began his rallying career in 1962.[1] He competed in the first ever World Rally Championship round, the 1973 Monte Carlo Rally, in an Opel Ascona. He continued to compete on WRC rounds for Opel until 1981, including winning the 1980 Swedish Rally. During 1981, he became an official driver for Mitsubishi Ralliart.

Kulläng later ran his own rally school in Sweden. His pupils included Colin McRae and Sébastien Loeb.[2]

WRC victories[edit]

 #  Event Season Co-driver Car
1 Sweden 30th International Swedish Rally 1980 Bruno Berglund Opel Ascona 400


On 28 February 2012, Kulläng died of drowning while on vacation in Huay Yang, Thailand.[3]


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  2. ^ Evans, David (29 February 2012). "Former Swedish Rally winner Anders Kullang dies aged 68". Autosport. Retrieved 1 March 2012.
  3. ^ Stenquist, Victor; Källman, Jan (28 February 2012). "Rallylegendar död i Thailand" [Rally legend dead in Thailand]. (in Swedish). Retrieved 28 February 2012.

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