Rindt, Jochen

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Born: Apr 18, 1942 AD
Died: 1970 AD, at 28 years of age.

Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Race Drivers


1942 - Born on April 18th in Mainz, Germany. Austrian race driver.

1962 - His interest in motor sport led him to saloon racing.

1963 - He raced an uncompetitive Formula Junior Cooper.

1967 - Jochen managed to score only two 4th places in the Belgian and Italian GPs.

1968 - Jochen became number two to Jack Brabham in the works Formula I team, but the Repco V-8 engine had reached the end of its competitive life.

1970 - Jochen became team leader for Lotus.

         - Won the Formula One World Drivers' Championship posthmously.

         - He died on September 5th.

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