Jochen Rindt / Cooper-Climax T77 (1965)
I always forget that Rindt wasn’t always a Lotus man.
Rindt started with Brabham, for a year in 1964, and then again for another year in 1968. In between he drove his share of Coopers, both the V8 Climax and Maserati V12s
1966 Belgian Grand Prix, Spa-Francorchamps
- Jack Brabham (Brabham-Repco)
- Jo Bonnier (Cooper, nearly falling!)
- Jochen Rindt & Richie Grint (Cooper-Maserati)
- John Surtees (Ferrari)
The GP was won by John Surtees. Footage from this event was eventually used on the Grand Prix movie by John Frankenheimer.
Jochen Rindt, 1970.
A wonderful picture of Rindt and Colin Chapman together with the Lotus 72C, in which Rindt was killed that same year.
1970 British Grand Prix, Brands Hatch.
— Denny Hulme (McLaren-Ford)
— Jean Pierre Beltoise (Matra)
— Jochen Rindt (Lotus)
Jochen Rindt, French Grand Prix (1969 — Lotus 49B)
Jochen Rindt at the 1970 German Grand Prix, in the Lotus 72C in which he would die two GP’s later.
Jochen Rindt with the Lotus 72C, at Brands Hatch, 1970.
He would die in a terrible crash 3 Grand Prixs later, in Monza.
Jochen Rindt at the Nurburgring with the Cooper-Maserati, 1966.
Jochen Rindt driving in Formula V, early in 1962.
Tumblr source: asaucerfulofwheels
“If you want it faster, do it yourself.” — via asaucerfulofwheels
There’s one way to ensure your mechanics won’t badly tighten one of the bolts in your Formula Car. Jochen Rindt knew how it was done!