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The F1 world champion from 1998 and 1999 with McLaren was born in Helsinki, Finland
This German talented F1 driver from the sixties was born in Munchen, Germany
Giovanni Giuseppe Gilberto Galli, nicknamed Nanni is an Italian former saloon and sports-car racer of the 1960s and 1970s. He participated in 20 World Championship grands prix in total, including an outing for Ferrari and 12 for Wiliams F1. He scored no championship points.
Former F1 driver Andretti was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Irishman Eddie Irvine has teamed up with M. Schumacher at Ferrari during 3 years, and was in a battle for the championship until the last race in 1999, where Hakkinen took his second F1 championship title. Irvine was born in Bangor, Northern-Ireland
This Finnish talent came into F1 through the hands of Peter Sauber, where he teamed up with Felipe Massa. His talents were soon spotted by Ron Dennis, who offered him a seat with McLaren, to replace a retiring Mika Hakkinen. Kimi was born in Espoo, Finland
Heikki Kovalainen was born in Suomussalmi, Finland on 19 October 1981. After a few years with the Renault F1 Team as test and race driver, Heikki moved to McLaren in 2008 with who he won his first ever Grand Prix in Hungary.
Known as being a real racing talent, but however did not manage to break through in Formula One. He won twice the CART championship, but had both legs amputated after a severe crash in Germany 2001 with his CART. Alessandro Zanardi was born in Bologna, Italy
Bernard Charles "Bernie" Ecclestone (born in Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom) is the president and CEO of Formula One Management and Formula One Administration, and owns a stake in Alpha Prema, the parent company of the Formula One Group of companies.
His early involvement in the sport was as a competitor and then as a manager of drivers Stuart Lewis-Evans and Jochen Rindt. In 1972 he bought the Brabham team, which he ran for fifteen years. As a team owner he became a member of the the Formula One Constructors Association.
Antonio Creus Rubín de Celis (born in Madrid, October 28, 1924 - died in Madrid, February 19, 1996) was a racing driver from Spain. He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, on February 7, 1960. He retired with electrical problems, and scored no championship points.
Alan Jones MBE is an Australian former Formula One racer. He was the first driver to win a Formula 1 championship with the Williams team. He did so in 1980 with the Williams FW07B.