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Karl Jochen Rindt was an Austrian racing driver, born in Mainz, Germany. He is the only driver to posthumously win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship (in 1970), after being killed in practice for the Italian Grand Prix. Rindt also won the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1965.
Born in West Kensington, England, Stirling Moss is said to be the very best F1 driver ever who has never won a championship. He once told an interviewer that he had participated in 525 races overall, as many as 62 in a single year, in 84 different cars. Like many drivers of the era, he competed in several formulae - sometimes at the same time.
Stirling Moss was a pioneer in the British Formula One racing scene and placed second in the Drivers' Championship four times in a row from 1955 to 1958.
F1's world champion of 1996 with Williams Renault was born in Hampstead, England
Born in Bogota, Cololmbia
Robert Michael Doornbos was born on September 23, 1981 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Doornbos made his F1 debut as official test driver for the Jordan F1 Team prior to the 2004 Chinese GP. In 2005, Robert got the chance to replace Patrick Friesacher with the Minardi F1 Team for the last 8 races of the season. During the 2006 season, Doornbos got a contract with Red Bull as a test and reserve driver.
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.