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Helmuth Koinigg. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Helmuth Koinigg (3 November 1948 – 6 October 1974) was an Austrian racing driver who died in a crash in the 1974 United States Grand Prix, only his second Grand Prix start.
“Tragedy at the Glen: Remembering Helmuth Koinigg”. Dolhem would take 4th overall in the 1978 Le Mans 24 Hour Race, some eleven laps shy of the factory Renault team piloted by Pironi and Jean-Pierre Jaussaud. Dolhem was killed in a plane crash just outside the city of Saint-Etienne in April 1988 at the age of 43.
Umstände des tödlichen Unfalls von Helmut Koinigg (Surtees) beim GP der USA in Watkins Glen 1974.
In 1974 at Watkins Glen International, the United States Grand Prix of Watkins Glen was struck with tragedy, as Helmuth Koinigg was killed following a suspension failure entering the seventh turn. Hugh Skully, working for Scuderia Finotto, was made responsible for looking after the team and making the necessary arrangements following the accident.
Helmuth Koinigg (born 3 November 1948 – died 6 October 1974) was a Austrian racing driver who was killed at Watkins Glen International on only the second start of his career. Although his racing career in Formula One was short, his death was in part responsible for important safety upgrades at Watkins Glen International.
Helmuth started his racing career with Niki Lauda's Mini Cooper. Helmuth Koinigg was born on November 3, 1948, in Vienna, Austria. Helmuth was a student of engineering and journalism, but he was also interested in car racing.
Helmuth Koinigg (3 November 1948 – 6 October 1974) was an Austrian racing driver who died in a crash in the 1974 United States Grand Prix , only his second Grand Prix start. Koinigg was born in Vienna . Like several other Formula One drivers, Koinigg's first racing car was a Mini Cooper .