|Heinz-Harald Frentzen Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||May 18, 1967|
Heinz-Harald Frentzen is a German former racing driver who finished runner-up in the 1997 Formula One World Drivers’ Championship while driving for Williams Racing. Moreover, he has also raced for teams like Sauber, Jordan Grand Prix, Prost Grand Prix, and Arrows and has participated in several events including Australian Grand Prix, 2002 United States Grand Prix, 24 Hours of Le Mans, ADAC GT Masters, and others.
Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
Former Racing Driver
- Father – Heinrich-Harald Frentzen (Entrepreneur, Former Racing Driver who raced between 1950 and 1957)
- Mother – Angela Lladosa
- Siblings – Sylvia (Sister) (Theologian), Sonja (Sister) (Teacher)
- Others – Arazelli (Stepmother), Samantha (Half-Sister), Nicole-Nadine (Half-Sister)
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Heinz-Harald Frentzen has dated –
- Tanja Frentzen (1999-Present) – He got married to Tanja Frentzen in October 1999 and the duo parents 2 children.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Hispanic)
Heinz-Harald Frentzen is of German descent on his father’s side and has Spanish roots on his mother’s side.
- Deep-set eyes
- Described as a “loyal” driver
Heinz-Harald Frentzen Facts
- He was 8 years old when his parents divorced.
- His father brought him his first kart and he started karting when he was 12 years old.
- Heinz-Harald Frentzen won the German Junior Kart Championship in 1981 when he was 14 years old.
- He drove the Bahrain race in the Speedcar Series of the 2007/2008 season in April 2008.
- For Aston Martin Racing, Heinz-Harald Frentzen raced the 24 Hours of Le Mans as he drove one of the 2 factory Aston Martin DBR9s with Karl Wendlinger and Andrea Piccini in the GT1 class. The team finished 4th in class and 16th overall.
- As part of the 2011 Race of Champions, he successfully competed against Hans-Joachim Stuck, Marc Duez, and Stig Blomqvist and won a special one-off ‘ROC Legends’ race.
- Eddie Jordan has said in his autobiography, An Independent Man that Frentzen did a “great job” at driving the Jordan 199.
- BBC Sport described Frentzen as one of the drivers who “never quite made the most of a brilliant natural talent” after he left Sauber.
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