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Rindt, Jochen

Born: 1942 AD
Died: 1970 AD
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.