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Jochen Rindt

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Jochen Rindt
Born(1942-04-18)18 April 1942
Died5 September 1970(1970-09-05) (aged 28)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityAustria Austrian
Active years1964 - 1970
TeamsBrabham-BRM, Cooper-Climax, Cooper-Maserati, Brabham-Repco, Lotus-Ford
Entries62 (60 starts)
Championships1 (1970)
Career points107 (109)[1]
Pole positions10
Fastest laps3
First entry1964 Austrian Grand Prix
First win1969 United States Grand Prix
Last win1970 German Grand Prix
Last entry1970 Italian Grand Prix
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years1964 - 1967
Comstock Racing
Best finish1st (1965)
Class wins1 (1965)

Karl Jochen Rindt (born April 18 1942 in Mainz, Germany – died September 5 1970 in Monza) was a German racing driver who represented Austria during his career.[2] In 1970, he won the Formula One World Drivers' Championship, but died in a crash in Monza. He was the only driver to win the championship after he died.

In 1965 he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

References[change | change source]

  1. Until 1990, not all points scored by a driver contributed to their final World Championship tally (see list of points scoring systems for more information). Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.
  2. Aeiou Encyclopedia: "Rindt, Jochen"