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Formula One World Championship career
Active years 1964 - 1970
Teams Brabham-BRM, Cooper-Climax, Cooper-Maserati, Brabham-Repco, Lotus-Ford
Races 62 (60 starts)
Championships 1 (1970)
Wins 6
Podiums 13
Career points 107 (109)
Pole positions 10
Fastest laps 3
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 1964 - 1967
Teams NART
Comstock Racing
Best finish 1st (1965)
Class wins 1 (1965)

Karl Jochen Rindt (born April 18 1942 in Mainz, Germany – died September 5 1970 in Monza) was a German racing driver who represented Austria during his career. In 1970, he won the Formula One World Drivers' Championship, but died in a crash in Monza. He was the only driver to win the championship after he died.

In 1965 he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

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