Make Volvo
Model Volvo S40
Drive Front Wheel Drive
Chassis No R7-003
Built By TWR
Date Built 1997
Current Status STRIPPED

History

Built for the 1997 British Touring Car Championship, where it was used by Rickard Rydell and Kelvin Burt.

In 1998 the car was used by Jan Nilsson in the Swedish Touring Car Championship, plus the Zhuhai round of the South East Asia Touring Car Zone Challenge and Macau Grand Prix

1999 - Loaned to Volvo China and driven at Macau Grand Prix and various Asian races by Henry Lee Jr

2000 - Rebuilt by SportPromotion

2001 - Used as a test car for the Swedish Touring Car Championship, driven by Andreas Boström and Hakan Roos, until it was heavily damaged in a crash at Knutstorp whilst being driven by Roos. The car was dismantled and the running gear transferred to R7-002.

Despite in initial reports that the remains of the shell had been scrapped, in 2012 the still-damaged shell reappeared and was purchased by Björn Hall.

Pictures

Jan Nilsson, Zhuhai 1998 Kelvin Burt @ Brands Hatch, Aug 1997 Jan Nilsson, 1998 STCC

Race History

Volvo
#3 Volvo S40 - Volvo S40 Racing
Rickard Rydell
Volvo
#61 Volvo S40
Jan Nilsson
Volvo
#2 Volvo S40 - Ericsson Volvo Team
Jan Nilsson
Volvo
#1 Volvo S40 - Volvo Personbilar Sverige
Jan Nilsson
Volvo
#8 Volvo S40 - Ericsson Racing Team
Henry Lee Jr
Volvo
#22 Volvo S40 - Håkan Roos
Håkan Roos

Related Vehicles

Volvo S40
Volvo S40
Built : 1997
Chassis : R7-002

Race Results

Date Venue Driver Vehicle Pos
1998 Swedish Touring Car Championship
10 May 1998 SwedenMantorp Park (1) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 DNF
10 May 1998 SwedenMantorp Park (2) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 DNF
31 May 1998 SwedenKarlskoga (1) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 1
31 May 1998 SwedenKarlskoga (2) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 4
28 Jun 1998 SwedenAnderstorp (1) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 1
28 Jun 1998 SwedenAnderstorp (2) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 2
09 Aug 1998 SwedenFalkenberg (1) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 1
09 Aug 1998 SwedenFalkenberg (2) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 DNF
06 Sep 1998 SwedenKnutstorp (1) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 5
06 Sep 1998 SwedenKnutstorp (2) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 1
27 Sep 1998 SwedenMantorp Park (1) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 3
27 Sep 1998 SwedenMantorp Park (2) Jan Nilsson #1 Volvo S40 1
1998 South East Asia Touring Car Zone Challenge
25 Oct 1998 ChinaZhuhai (1) Jan Nilsson #2 Volvo S40 DNF
25 Oct 1998 ChinaZhuhai (2) Jan Nilsson #2 Volvo S40 DNF
1998 Macau Grand Prix
22 Nov 1998 MacauMacau (1) Jan Nilsson #61 Volvo S40 6
22 Nov 1998 MacauMacau (2) Jan Nilsson #61 Volvo S40 5
1999 Macau Grand Prix
21 Nov 1999 MacauMacau (1) Henry Lee Jr #8 Volvo S40 7
21 Nov 1999 MacauMacau (2) Henry Lee Jr #8 Volvo S40 6
2001 Swedish Touring Car Championship
02 Sep 2001 SwedenKnutstorp (1) Håkan Roos #22 Volvo S40 DNF
02 Sep 2001 SwedenKnutstorp (2) Håkan Roos #22 Volvo S40 DNS