Motorsport Racing Resume
Date Of Birth:
First career start:
First career success:
January 3, 1969
Go-Karts at the age of 4, first Go-kart race in 1983
German Junior Kart Champion 1984
1984 : German Kart Junior Champion.
1985 : German Kart Junior Champion, world Champion sunner-up.
1986 : German Kart Championship, ranked 3rd overall, European Championship, ranked 3rd overall.
1987 : Kart European & German Champion.
1988 : Formula Konig, German Champion, Formula Ford 1600 European Champion, ranked 2nd overall; Formula Ford 1600 German Championship, ranked 4th overall.
1989 : F3 German Championship, ranked 3rd overall.
1990 : WSPC/Sauber-Mercedes, 1 victory, ranked 5th overall; German Champion, Winner F-3Grand Prix in Fuji
1991 : WSPC/Sauber-Mercedes; DTM from Norisring onwards; F1 Jordan-Ford/Benetton-ford, 6 races fro Spa on, 4 points and ranked 12th overall.
1992 : F1 Benetton-Ford, 52 points, ranked 3rd overall and 1st Grand Prix victory at Spa.
1993 : F1 Benetton-Ford, 52 points and ranked 4th overall.
1994 : F1 Benetton-Ford, 92 points and 8 wins, World Champion.
1995 : F1 Benetton-Renault, 102 points and 9 wins, World Champion.
1996 : F1 Ferrari, 3 wins, 59 points and ranked 3rd overall.
1997 : F1 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, 5 wins, 78 points and was excluded from the World Championship by the FIA after a collision with Villeneuve at the Grand prix of europe in Jerez.
1998 : F1 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, 86 points, 6 wins and ranked 2nd overall.
1999 : F1 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, 44 points, 2 wins, ranked 5th overall andwas absent for 7 races due to broken leg at the British Grand prix.
2000 : F1 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, 108 points and World Champion.
2001 : F1 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, 123 points, 4th World Champion, ranked 1st in Driver's Championship.
F1 Standings - Rank : 1
Total : 106