Famous Austrian F1 Drivers

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Niki Lauda
(Three-Time Formula One World Drivers' Champion)
Niki Lauda
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Birthdate: February 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 20, 2019

Austrian Formula One driver and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda was a three-time F1 World Drivers' Champion. Considered to be one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time, he was once involved in a near-fatal accident. He founded and ran three airlines as an aviation entrepreneur and also served as the team manager of the Jaguar Formula One racing team.

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Gerhard Berger
(Austrian Retired Formula One Racing Driver)
Gerhard Berger
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Birthdate: August 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: W├Ârgl, Austria

Gerhard Berger is an Austrian retired Formula One racing driver who competed in 14 Formula One seasons, finishing twice as the third overall in the championship. Berger won ten Grands Prix during his illustrious career that spanned more than a decade. With 210 starts under his belt, Gerhard Berger is counted among the most experienced F1 drivers of all time.

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Helmut Marko
(Retired Austrian Formula One Racing Driver and Head Advisor for 'Red Bull')
Helmut Marko
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Birthdate: April 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Graz, Austria

Retired Austrian Formula One racer Helmut Marko most notably won the 1971 24 Hours of Le Mans. He lost his left eye during the 1972 French Grand Prix. He now serves as the advisor of the Red Bull GmbH Formula One teams and heads the driver development program of Red Bull.

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Mathias Lauda
(Austrian Racing Driver)
Mathias Lauda
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Birthdate: January 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria

Mathias Lauda is an Austrian racing driver who is currently racing as a factory driver for Aston Martin Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship. He is best known as the son of the famous three-time F1 world champion, Niki Lauda.

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Helmuth Koinigg
(Austrian Racing Driver)
Helmuth Koinigg
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Birthdate: November 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 6, 1974

Austrian racing driver Helmuth Koinigg was from an affluent family but struggled to finance his racing dreams initially. He tragically passed away in a deadly crash at age 25, in what was his second Grand Prix start, the 1974 US Grand Prix, when a suspension failure caused him to be decapitated.