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Gerhard Berger


27 August 1959 (61)
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10 (4.8%)
48 (22.9%)
12 (5.7%)
0 (0%)
385 (1.8 points per race avg)
72 (4.6%)
0 (0%)
86 (41%)
1984 Austrian Grand Prix
1997 European Grand Prix

about Gerhard Berger

Gerhard Berger (born 27 August 1959) is an Austrian former Formula One racing driver. He competed in Formula One for 14 seasons, twice finishing 3rd overall in the championship (1988 and 1994), both times driving for Ferrari. He won ten Grands Prix, achieved 48 podiums, 12 poles and 21 fastest laps. With 210 starts he is amongst the most experienced Formula One drivers of all time. He led 33 of the 210 races he competed in and retired from 95 of them. His first and last victories were also the first and last victories for the Benetton team, with eleven years separating them. He was also a race winner with Ferrari and with McLaren. When at McLaren, Berger drove alongside Ayrton Senna, contributing to the team's 1990 and 1991 constructors titles.

Between 2006 and 2008 Berger owned 50% of the Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One team. In 2008 Red Bull became the 100% owner of Toro Rosso having bought back the 50% stake it sold to Gerhard Berger two years before.

source: Wikipedia


1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997,

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season teammate
1984 Manfred Winkelhock
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1985 Thierry Boutsen
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1986 Teo Fabi
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1987 Michele Alboreto
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1988 Michele Alboreto
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1989 Nigel Mansell
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1990 Ayrton Senna
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1991 Ayrton Senna
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1992 Ayrton Senna
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1993 Jean Alesi
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1994 Jean Alesi
Nicola Larini
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1995 Jean Alesi
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1996 Jean Alesi
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1997 Jean Alesi
Alexander Wurz
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DTM series boss Berger, who drove alongside Senna at the Woking team from 1990 to 1992, rates Hamilton above all the other world champions that he raced against or has watched over the decades.<br>"Everybody always asks me, 'How do you see this driver against Ayrton?," said Berger. "And I always in all the years say, 'I don't see anybody near to Ayrton.' But Lewis is the first driver I put on the ...

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Binotto, formerly Ferrari’s technical director, was promoted to the overall leadership of the Scuderia at the start of 2019, replacing Maurizio Arrivabene in the role.<br>While Ferrari was widely judged to have been the benchmark outfit in pre-season testing, it has failed to win any of the first three grands prix of the season – which have all been won by Mercedes – and its drivers ...

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Team boss Mattia Binotto has made it clear since testing that Vettel would have priority in any "50/50 situation", as the team feels his experience as a four-time world champion means that the German is the most realistic title contender.<br>In the third race of the season in China, Leclerc was told to let Vettel by for third place, and as the race unfolded the Ferrari newcomer ultimately fell ...

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Ocon's options to remain on the F1 grid are limited, especially while he retains his ties to Mercedes, with its other customer team Williams a possible destination but courting other drivers to suit its financial needs. That has led Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff to admit he would consider releasing Ocon if it was the best option for his future. Renault, McLaren and Red Bull have all openly ... ...

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