Sten Lundin

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Sten Lundin
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Sten Lundin (1956)
Nationality Swedish
Born 20 November 1931 (1931-11-20)
Died 3 June 2016 (2016-06-04) (aged 84)
Motocross career
Years active 1950s - 1960s
Teams Monark, Lito
Championships 500cc- 1959, 1961
Wins 22

Sten Lundin (20 November 1931 – 3 June 2016) was a Swedish professional motocross racer.[1][2][3] He won the F.I.M. 500cc Motocross World Championship in 1959 riding a Monark.[4] In the 1960 world championship, he finished in second place, two points behind Bill Nilsson.[5] In 1961 he recaptured the 500cc world championship riding a Monark which had been re-badged as a Lito.[1][2][6] He dropped to third place in the world championship in 1962, finished second to Rolf Tibblin in the 1963 world championship and, third in the 1964 world championship.[7][8][9][10] Lundin was also a member of the victorious Swedish team at the 1955 Motocross des Nations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT MOTOCROSS BIKES EVER MADE". motocrossactionmag.com. Retrieved 2015-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b "1960 Monark/Lito". mxworksbike.com. Retrieved 2015-12-16. 
  3. ^ "The History of the Swedes". mxgp.com. Retrieved 2016-02-28. 
  4. ^ "1959 500cc motocross world championship results". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "1960 500cc motocross world championship results". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "1961 500cc motocross world championship results". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "1962 500cc motocross world championship results". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "1963 500cc motocross world championship results". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "1964 500cc motocross world championship results". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  10. ^ Sten Lundin career profile

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