Grattis på födelsedagen- Happy Birthday Erik

On behalf of the whole worldwide Saab community I would like to wish our great ambassador Erik Carlsson a very happy 85th birthday.

Single handedly Erik put Saab on the worldwide map and has ensured our brand has remained steeped in great history.

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Happy Birthday Erik, we all hope you have had a wonderful day.

 

 

 

 

AEROOTTAWA
Member

Well said Martin! Erik is a true SAAB hero.

Redders
Member

Indeed Martin, Happy Birthday Erik, 85 years young!

saabyurk
Member

To me, the most significant rally driver ever! Happy birthday!
Racking up a lot of well-deserved birthday wishes on the SAAB Facebook page also.

Troels, Denmark
Member

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LarsG
Member

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Ralph
Member

Grattis på födelsedagen Eric !

Ralph
Member

Sorry, that should’ve been Erik with a -k at the end…
So: Grattis på födelsedagen Erik !

hans h
Member

Grattis, Erik! 🙂

saim
Member

Grattis på din födelsedagen, Erik!
Best wishes from the Saab-Club in Austria / Österrike!

Saabgun
Member

Happy birthday Erik from your Belgian fans.
We hope to see you in Poland in august at Intsaab.
regads, Gunter

Eric G
Member

Happy birthday, Mister SAAB

Joe
Guest

Happy Birthday my dear Erik!

SaabKen
Member

Happy Birthday/Grattis på födelsedagen, Mr. Carlsson !

I met you at Saab Owners Convention in Washington State, 2004. I didn’t have the courage to approach you to say hi. It’s hard to stand in front of a world-renowned legend.

May you have many many more !

alex
Member

Happy birthday for yesterday Eric, it was such a pleasure to meet you and have you join us on the SOC ‘Saabs on the marches’ event last year.
Many happy returns!

Peter Gilbert
Member

Erik, Have a wonderful Birthday.

maanders
Member

Happy birthday, Mr. Carlsson. And I love the Sonett III in that shot!

Doug R.
Guest

Man just did some research on Erik,,The guy was a beast, great driver.. Put Saab on the map…. Happy Birthday Erik…

Angelo V.
Member
I had heard of “Mr. Saab” before—but not being a rally fan, I really didn’t know much about him. I did some research too—-including a Wiki article. Erik Carlsson’s determination in this episode reminds me of stories I’ve heard about the great Dan Gurney: “During one rally in the UK, he needed a spare part and happened to find a brand new Saab 96 on a parking lot. He and the mechanic quickly started disassembling the car when the rather upset owner discovered them. The co-driver managed to defuse the situation by explaining that Erik was a factory driver for… Read more »
lundin
Member

Legend. Grattis.

Mark
Member

Happy Birthday Erik.

3cyl
Member

Congratulations Mr. Carlsson, and thank you for demonstrating that contrary to common opinion, driving a car in a manner that on occasion causes it to end up on its roof is good for ones longevity.

autoscribe74
Member
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