Norbert Haug (b 1952) German journalist; racing driver; 2nd, 24 Hours Nürburgring (1985); VP, Mercedes-Benz motorsport (incl. Formula One, Formula 3, DTM), winning many races and championships (1990-2012)
Kumar Ram ‘Narain’ Karthikeyan (b the first Formula One racing driver from India
Pat Fry (b 1964) British engineer; joined the Benetton Formula One R&D team (1987); Mika Häkkinen's race engineer at McLaren (1995); David Coulthard's race engineer at McLaren (1997-2000); Chief Engineer of Race Development at McLaren (2002-2010); Ferrari head of race track engineering (2010-2014); Manor Racing engineering consultant
Bernd Mayländer (b 1971) German racing driver; started karting as a teenager; won the 24 Hours Nürburgring (2000); Formula One safety car driver since 2000; In F1 GP, he has led hundreds of laps!
Paul Stoddart (b 1955) Australian millionaire airline magnate; European Aviation airline owner; sponsor, Jordan Grand Prix (1999); sponsor, Arrows (2000); founder, Minardi Formula One racing team (2001-05)
Giancarlo Fisichella ‘Fisi’ (b Italian racing driver; Italian Formula Three Champion Formula One dual Le Mans 24 Hour class winner; World Endurance Champion
Eddie Cheever (b 1958) American racing driver; IRT team owner; won both Italian and European Karting championships at age 15; drove in more Formula One World Championship races than any other American (1978-1989); fastest lap at Indianapolis 500 (1996) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Cheever
Johnny Herbert (b 1964) British racing driver; television commentator; British Formula 3 champion (1987); despite severe ankle and foot injuries (after which amputation was considered), he raced in Formula One (1989-2000); won the Le Mans 24 Hours (1991); Le Mans Series champion (2004)
Tom Walkinshaw (1946-2010) Scottish racing driver; racing driver (1968-88); founder, Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR) to manufacture and design racing & road cars (1975-2002); Engineering Director, Benetton F1 team (1991-94); Owner, Arrows F1 team (1996)
Brendon Hartley (b 1989) New Zealand racing driver; started in karts at age six; Formula Ford (2003); Red Bull Junior Team (2006); Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup champion (2007); British Formula Three (2008); Formula Renault 3.5 (2010); Porsche sportscar in the World Endurance Championship (won in 2015+17); won at Le Mans (2017); debuted in Formula One with the Toro Rosso team (2017) photo Salzburgring (2006) http://brendonhartley.nz
Erich Zakowski (b 1934) German born in Prussia; master mechanic; founded Zakspeed racing (1968); Zakspeed Formula One team (1985-89) owner; with driver Jonathan Palmer
Gallery: The best of Mario Andretti
Mario Andretti’s flexibility as a racing car driver makes him one of the most famous to ever live. Most notable were his efforts as an American in Formula These 12 photos from the Cahier .
Brendon Hartley (b 1989) New Zealand racing driver; started in karts at age six; Formula Ford (2003); Red Bull Junior Team (2006); Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup champion (2007); British Formula Three (2008); Formula Renault 3.5 (2010); Porsche sportscar in the World Endurance Championship (won in 2015+17); won at Le Mans (2017); debuted in Formula One with the Toro Rosso team (2017) photo Brazil F1 GP (2017) http://brendonhartley.nz