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Formula One World Championship career
Active years 1964 - 1970
Teams Brabham-BRM, Cooper-Climax, Cooper-Maserati, Brabham-Repco, Lotus-Ford
Races 62 (60 starts)
Championships 1 (1970)
Wins 6
Podiums 13
Career points 107 (109)[1]
Pole positions 10
Fastest laps 3
First race 1964 Austrian Grand Prix
First win 1969 United States Grand Prix
Last win 1970 German Grand Prix
Last race 1970 Italian Grand Prix
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 1964 - 1967
Teams NART
Comstock Racing
Best finish 1st (1965)
Class wins 1 (1965)

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.[2] 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.

In 1965 he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.


  1. 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.
  2. Aeiou Encyclopedia: "Rindt, Jochen"