Wolfgang Von Trips

Wolfgang “Taffy” Von Trips was a German F1 driver who raced in the Formula 1 World Championship between 1956 and 1961. He won 2 Grand Prix and claimed 1 pole position during his career but, as he stood on the brink of winning the drivers championship in 1961, he was tragically killed in a horrific crash at the Italian Grand Prix, which also claimed the lives of 15 spectators.

Wolfgang Von Trips' F1 Wins
Win NumberGrand PrixCircuitDateRoundNo.TeamChassisTyreGridWinning MarginRace TimeSpeedDistance
11961 Dutch Grand PrixZandvoort22 May 19612/83Ferrari156Dunlop20.9002:01:52.100154.826314.475
21961 British Grand PrixAintree Racecourse15 July 19615/84Ferrari156Dunlop446.0002:40:53.600135.033362.100