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05/09/1970 The only driver posthumously wins the F1 Championship

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Final lap - Monaco Grand Prix 1970

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Jochen Rindt | German-born racing driver | Pitstop | Episode 84

Jochen Rindt was killed owing to severe throat injuries caused by his seat belt. He was pronounced dead while on the way to the hospital. As his closest competitor, Jacky Ickx was unable to score sufficient points in the remaining races of the season, Rindt was awarded the World Championship posthumously.