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fifth place, 2007 PILOT
F1 Driver – Nick Heidfeld
From 1989 to 1998 Nick Heidfeld’s pastime was karting, with a victory within the British Junior Championship in 1990 and the British open in 1991.
Adopted by Formulation Ford, German F-3 (the place he was champion in 1997) and F-3000.
Nick completed the 1998 F3000 season in second place, and was champion the next 12 months. On the identical time, he was a check driver for the McLaren group.
On the finish of the season, he was supplied a spot at Prost, so in 2000 Heidfeld and Alesi represented the Prost group. The season was filled with unhealthy luck: in solely 5 races did he handle to complete, however Nick did not rating any factors.
2001 with Sauber was like night time and day from the season with Prost. An ideal efficiency by Heidfeld and his teammate Raikkonen lifted Sauber as excessive as 4th place within the constructors’ standings.
Nick himself completed the season in seventh place with 12 factors.
Whereas Heidfeld, who has a long-term contract with McLaren, had hoped to take Hakkinen’s place, Dennis invited Raikkonen to affix the group, so Nick stayed with Sauber.
In 2002, Nick raced alongside the younger F.Massa, scoring 7 factors and ending solely tenth within the drivers’ standings.
Nick spent the 2003 season with Sauber, partnered by the skilled H-H Frentzen. The group’s equipment was inferior to that of a lot of their rivals, so the German might solely dream of an excellent efficiency, though Nick and his teammate scored factors on the US GP. Nonetheless, the factors weren’t because of the automotive, however to the Bridgestone tyres, which carried out properly within the rain.
After the season, Sauber mentioned goodbye to Heidfeld and he had no selection however to signal for Eddie Jordan’s group, the place he didn’t present any particular outcomes because it was not a way that was able to attaining something.
Heidfeld scored simply three factors, ending an excellent seventh for Jordan in Monaco and one other level in Canada.
Nick raced for Williams within the 2005 season. The German had excessive hopes for Williams, however they had been dashed by a poor automotive. Nick suffered accidents in direction of the top of the season and didn’t race within the closing rounds, however in 2006, when Sauber was acquired by BMW and the German was introduced in, the outcomes had been fairly steady and even excessive.
In 2007, Nick had an excellent season with the German. Heidfeld made two visits to the rostrum and completed fifth within the championship, and the next season was not unhealthy, however the German’s teammate R. Kubica carried out barely higher.
In 2009, Nick raced for BMW, which introduced its retirement from Formulation One within the second half of the season.
Earlier than the 2010 season, the driving force was sidelined as a Mercedes back-up, earlier than attempting Pirelli tyres.
On the finish of the season, Heidfeld’s hopes for a profession revival had been rekindled when he was given the chance to drive a Sauber automotive in 5 races, however he failed to provide any excellent outcomes.
Whereas the German’s profession appeared to be on the again burner once more, Renault known as on Heidfeld to interchange the unexpectedly injured Robert Kubica forward of the season.