Jochen Rindt articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Graham Hill vs Jochen Rindt 14th January 2011, 8:51
Graham Hill and Jochen Rindt were team mates at Lotus in the late sixties.
40 years today: Rindt killed at Monza 5th September 2010, 0:40
Jochen Rindt lost his life in an accident during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza. The Austrian driver went into the race with a 20-point lead in the world championship. As none of his rivals were able to exceed his total of 45 points by the end of the season, he became the sport’s first and only posthumous champion.
1969 Canadian Grand Prix flashback 3rd July 2009, 7:00
There’s no Canadian Grand Prix on the calendar this year – but FOTA and many F1 fans hope the sport will return soon. F1 Fanatic guest writer Andrew Tsvyk looks back on one of the earliest world championship round in Canada.
Formula 1′s lost nations: Austria 31st January 2009, 22:37
Last world champion: Niki Lauda, 1984 Last Grand Prix winner: Gerhard Berger, Hockenheimring, Benetton-Renault, 1997 Last Grand Prix starter: Alexander Wurz, Shanghai, Williams, 2007 Last Grand Prix: A1-Ring, 2003 Austria is the only European country on this list. It has had championship winners and dozens of Grands Prix, but no race and active driver today.
1968 South African Grand Prix flashback 21st January 2009, 3:00
F1 Fanatic guest writer Andrew Tsvyk looks back at a time when the F1 season started on January 1st.
100 F1 race winners part 5: 1968-1973 9th August 2008, 7:00
Ten more of F1′s 100 Grand Prix winners including champions Jochen Rindt, Emerson Fittipaldi and Mario Andretti. Plus the fiftieth driver to win a Formula 1 race – America’s Peter Revson.
Last-lap losers (p1/2) 4th August 2008, 16:00
Poor Felipe Massa. Had his Ferrari engine gone three laps further he’d be sitting on top of the drivers’ championship now. Formula 1 cars may be extremely reliable nowadays but they do break down occasionally. But it’s one thing to drop out of the race in the early stages – it’s quite another when you’re [...]
Video: Monaco GP history 1929-73 21st May 2008, 7:00
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer returns with the first in a two-part look at the history of the Monaco Grand Prix. And so we reach Monaco, Formula 1′s most famous and glamorous race – and with good reason. Barring World War II, Grands Prix has been held here for the last 80 years or so. [...]
Kimi Raikkonen finally wins the F1 title 21st October 2007, 18:31
Kimi Raikkonen has become Finland’s third world champion by winning the Brazilian Grand Prix. He is the 28th F1 world champion in 58 years. It comes after he finished runner-up in the 2003 championship (to Michael Schumacher) and in 2005 (to Fernando Alonso) His triumph puts Finland up to fifth among the countries that have [...]
Video: F1 title deciders 17th October 2007, 9:00
Another chapter of F1 history will be written this weekend. Will it be a glorious celebration of a worthy champion? Or yet another of F1′s sensational championship controversies? Here’s a collection of 17 of the most memorable F1 title deciders on video – with the original commentaries where possible – from Fangio to Alonso…