Five youngest F1 point scorers
There have been great F1 drivers who have entralled us over the years and the drivers in this list show that F1 teams will never be bereft of young r ...
There have been great F1 drivers who have entralled us over the years and the drivers in this list show that F1 teams will never bebereft of young racers. Not all of these drivers have gone on to win World Championships, but they showcase the quality of young racers out there and show that with hard work and dedication, it doesnt take a long time before one can get his first points in F1. Here is a list of the youngest ever F1 point scorers.
#5 Ricardo Rodriguez
Race: 1962 Belgian Grand Prix
Age: 20 years, 128 days
Ricardo Rodriguez from Mexico had made his world championship debut for Ferrari in the 1961 Italian Grand Prix in whichTeam mate Wolfgang von Trips was killed during the race.
At Spa-Francorchamps he took fourth place,picking up his first three points.But unfortunately,Rodriguez had less than 5 months to live.When Ferrari decided not to enter his Home Countrys Grand Prix he drove a Lotus run by Rob Walker instead. During practice he crashed at the Peraltada, suffered horrible injuries, and was killed.