Jochen Rindt, was an Austrian racing driver, Formula 1 World Champion in 1970. The title was awarded to him posthumously after the driver died in an accident during the Gran Premio d’Italia in Monza in 1970.
Gifted with an aggressive and spectacular driving style, he was considered one of the best drivers of the time. During his career, while also maintaining the German citizenship given by his birth, he always ran under Austrian license, the country where he had moved as a child, adopted by his grandparents, after the death of his parents during the Second World War.
Rindt spent a good part of his career in Formula 1, a category in which he won six Grand Prix, but also achieved success in other categories, such as Formula 2 and covered wheel competitions, in which he won the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans.