Jody Scheckter articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Scheckter gets back in his six-wheeled Tyrrell for first time since 1976 27th August 2013, 16:38

Jody Scheckter, the only driver to win an F1 race in a six-wheeled car, drove the famous Tyrrell for the first time since 1976 last weekend.

Scheckter’s top two are Vettel and Hamilton 21st December 2012, 9:12

Jody Scheckter named Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton as his top two drivers in F1 at the moment.

Jody Scheckter vs Fernando Alonso 2nd January 2011, 12:03

Spain and South Africa’s only F1 champions up against each other.

Six decades of great F1 drivers in Igor’s collection of pictures and autographs 14th May 2009, 7:00

Remember I said I didn’t see the point of autographs? I take it all back. Have a look at these great pictures from Igor’s massive collection of F1 driver autographs. From Vettel to Andretti, and Massa to Scheckter, his collection spans six decades of Formula 1 and mainly centres around Ferrari drivers, plus a few […]

What was the best underdog F1 win? Watch the videos and cast your vote… 1st March 2009, 22:58

Dozens of drivers were named by F1 Fanatic readers in the quest to find F1’s greatest underdog winner. Here’s the final ten to make your choice from – with videos of each race below to help you make up your mind…

Formula 1?s lost nations: South Africa 30th January 2009, 7:00

Last world champion: Jody Scheckter, Ferrari, 1979 Last Grand Prix winner: Jody Scheckter, Ferrari, Monza, 1979 Last Grand Prix starter: Jody Scheckter, Ferrari, Watkins Glen, 1980 Last Grand Prix: Kyalami, 1993 South Africa was a Grand Prix host for many years. But its only driver to attain Grand Prix success was Jody Scheckter – the […]

100 F1 race winners part 6: 1974-1977 10th August 2008, 7:00

The latest instalment of the guide to 100 Grand Prix winners includes the driver who scored his only win – and then crashed after crossing the finish line. Plus an F1 team that won its first race, and the driver who won from 22nd on the grid. Oh, and a couple of world champions…

F1 circuits history part 8: 1975-8 12th January 2008, 7:00

Tracks being altered to include slower corners became commonplace in the second half of the 1970s. Silverstone’s flat-out blast was rudely interrupted by a crude chicane at Woodcote. The other super-quick circuit – the Osterreichring – was also slowed, although both tracks retained much of their essential character. And two tracks we are familiar with […]

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 […]

Hunt wins amid Fuji tragedy 27th September 2007, 9:00

F1’s return to Fuji in 1977 saw a terrible crash which claimed the lives of two spectators. James Hunt won the race for McLaren.