Tom Belsø

Danish racing driver

Tom Belsø (27 August 1942 – 11 January 2020) was a motor racing driver. He was thought to be as the first Formula One driver from Denmark. Belsø qualified a Formula One Iso-Marlboro for the Frank Williams Racing Cars team at the 1973 Swedish Grand Prix.

Tom Belsø
Born(1942-08-27)27 August 1942
Søborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died11 January 2020(2020-01-11) (aged 77)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityDenmark Danish
Active years1973 - 1974
TeamsFrank Williams Racing Cars
Entries5 (2 starts)
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1973 Swedish Grand Prix
Last entry1974 British Grand Prix

On 11 January 2020 Belsø died from stomach cancer; he was 77 years old.[1]


  1. Pye, Marcus (13 January 2019). "Obituary: Denmark's first F1 driver Tom Belso 1942-2020". Autosport. Retrieved 13 January 2019.