Rikky von Opel : biography
Frederick "Rikky" von Opel (born October 14, 1947 in New York) is a former racing driver from Liechtenstein, the only driver from that nation to have competed in the Formula One World Championship. He won the Lombard North British Formula Three Championship in 1972. He participated in 14 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix for the Ensign and Brabham teams, debuting on July 1, 1973. He scored no championship points.
He is the son of Fritz von Opel and a great-grandson of Adam Opel, the founder of the German car-maker Opel, today a subsidiary of General Motors.
Complete Formula One World Championship results
|1973||Team Ensign||Ensign N173||Cosworth V8||ARG||BRA||RSA||ESP||BEL||MON||SWE||FRA15||GBR13||NEDDNS||GER||AUTRet||ITARet||CANNC||USARet||NC||0|
|1974||Team Ensign||Ensign N174||Cosworth V8||ARGDNS||BRA||RSA||NC||0|
|Motor Racing Developments||Brabham BT44||ESPRet||BELRet||MONDNQ||SWE9||NED9||FRADNQ||GBR||GER||AUT||ITA||CAN||USA|