Who is the last Finnish formula one driver to win the championship?
kimi räikkönen, year 2007 with ferrari
The last British driver to win the Formula 1 drivers championship was Jenson Button in 2009. Lewis Hamilton won in 2008. The last British winner before that was Damon Hill in 1996. See http://www.formula1.com/teams_and_drivers/hall_of_fame/ for the complete history.
If you ment by the Drivers Championship then it is Jackie Stewart when he won the 1973 Drivers Championship. If you ment by last F1 Driver to win a F1 GP, then it is David Coulthard when he won the 2003 Australian GP.
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It varies by who the driver is and their place in the drivers championship. E.g. last year, Sebastian vettel got 12 million Euros despite Alonso and Hamilton receiving 20 million. But the lowest be like the caterham drivers or Max chilton who only received 150,000 Euros. So a huge pay gap depending on experience and talent of the driver.
Lewis Hamilton, BUT if you mean 2009 it would have been Jenson Button
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Michael Schumacher has won the most F1 drivers championships for a driver. He won it twice with Bennetton in 1994 & 95. And then five times with Ferrari 2000-2004. Schumacher holds many records in Formula One, including most race victories, fastest laps, pole positions, points scored and most races won in a single season. 2004 was the last year that he won a drivers championship.
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At present, their last championship was last 2010
Far I know he was racing with several F3 Cars in the late 60th . After that he was doing the European 2-litre Sportscar Championship with Chevron Cars. You will find him as well in the Interserie together with the big bangers, like the 1000PS Porsche 917 and the Maclaren M8F with 8 Litre Chevi Engine. His last Project was the Aurora F1 Championship with a March-Cosworth 761 Formula 1 . You will find more… Read More
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Fernando Alonso (Spain) Renault, 2006
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It is of Finnish origin.
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Jaques Villenueuve of Quebec, Canada. Driving a Williams Renault in 1997 also won the drivers Championship that year!
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they last played for a national championship in 2002.
I believe it was Aryton Senna. Greatest driver in F1 history Ayrton Senna 1994 Imola
I'm not 100% sure but I think it was Rubens Barrichello at the 2008 Australian GP
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