He won the championship four decades ago this week and no other Ferrari driver won the title for 20 years after him. Jody Scheckter contrasts F1 then and now.
Charles Leclerc has been compared to tennis great Roger Federer by Jody Scheckter, who won the drivers’ championship with the team 40 years ago.
Jody Scheckter, the only driver to win an F1 race in a six-wheeled car, drove the famous Tyrrell for the first time since 1976 last weekend.
Spain and South Africa’s only F1 champions up against each other.
Dozens of drivers were named by F1 Fanatic readers in the quest to find F1’s greatest underdog winner. Here’s the final ten to make your choice from – with videos of each race below to help you make up your mind…
Last world champion: Jody Scheckter, Ferrari, 1979 Last Grand Prix winner: Jody Scheckter, Ferrari, Monza, 1979 Last Grand Prix starter: Jody Scheckter, Ferrari, Watkins Glen, 1980 Last Grand Prix: Kyalami, 1993 South Africa was a Grand Prix host for many years. But its only driver to attain Grand Prix success was Jody Scheckter – the … Continue reading Formula 1’s lost nations: South Africa
The latest instalment of the guide to 100 Grand Prix winners includes the driver who scored his only win – and then crashed after crossing the finish line. Plus an F1 team that won its first race, and the driver who won from 22nd on the grid. Oh, and a couple of world champions…