German racing driver
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. 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.
|Born||18 April 1942|
|Died||5 September 1970(aged 28)|
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Active years||1964 - 1970|
|Teams||Brabham-BRM, Cooper-Climax, Cooper-Maserati, Brabham-Repco, Lotus-Ford|
|Entries||62 (60 starts)|
|Career points||107 (109)|
|First entry||1964 Austrian Grand Prix|
|First win||1969 United States Grand Prix|
|Last win||1970 German Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1970 Italian Grand Prix|
|24 Hours of Le Mans career|
|Years||1964 - 1967|
|Best finish||1st (1965)|
|Class wins||1 (1965)|
In 1965 he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ Aeiou Encyclopedia: "Rindt, Jochen"