Heinz-Harald Frentzen

1967-05-18 (age 55)


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Frentzen to advise stewards in Valencia

Heinz-Harald Frentzen will be the drivers' representative on the stewards' panel at this weekend's European Grand Prix in Valencia

Jordan Reveals He Sacrificed Frentzen for Engines

Eddie Jordan has cast light on his controversial sacking of German driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen in 2001, saying that he did it to save his Formula One team's Honda engine supply.

Frentzen Leaves Formula One for DTM

Heinz-Harald Frentzen will race for Opel in the German DTM touring car series next year after retiring from Formula One.

Frentzen Weighs Up Options for 2004

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen has said that he is no hurry to make a decision on his future but insists he has options within Formula One as well as in alternative forms of motor sport.

Frentzen Helps Buoyant Sauber to a Memorable Day

It was another red-letter day for Ferrari at the US Grand Prix on Sunday but the famous Italian team were not the only ones toasting success.

Frentzen: Sauber played its joker today

Heinz-Harald Frentzen reckoned that Sauber played its joker in the United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis. The German took full advantage of the changeable conditions to finish third, with team-mate Nick Heidfeld coming in fifth

Frentzen Delighted to be Back on the Podium

Heinz-Harald Frentzen was delighted to have turned Sauber's season around in an instant when he claimed six points for third place in the United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis.

Unhappy Head Critical of Frentzen

Williams-BMW technical director Patrick Head blamed Sauber driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen for ruining Juan Pablo Montoya's chances of victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Frentzen Encouraged by Sauber's Pace

Heinz-Harald Frentzen was encouraged by the pace of his Sauber following the first qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix.

Aero tweaks should help, claims Frentzen

Sauber's Heinz-Harald Frentzen is pinning his hopes of an improved performance in this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Monza on aerodynamic revisions to his C22 chassis

Frentzen's comedy of errors

Heinz-Harald Frentzen has revealed the reason for his retirement from the Hungarian Grand Prix: his Sauber car ran out of fuel

Frentzen Encouraged Despite Error

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen was encouraged ahead of his home Grand Prix after finishing in 13th position in today's first qualifying session at the Hockenheim circuit.

Feature: Frentzen Faces Uncertain Future

Heinz-Harald Frentzen is enthusiastic about Sauber's future, even if his own role in it is uncertain.

Frentzen Baffled by Start Problem

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen was baffled by a problem at the start of the British Grand Prix that hampered his chances of fighting for a good result.

Frentzen Hoping for Wet Race

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen is hoping for a wet British Grand Prix tomorrow after qualifying in 14th position today.

Grapevine: Frentzen's Sister Takes Mum's Car for a Spin

The 14-year-old sister of Formula One driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen took a joyride in her mother's car while her parents were watching Sunday's French Grand Prix.

Frentzen to start 150th Grand Prix

Sauber-Petronas lead driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen should take his 150th Grand Prix start at the Nürburgring next weekend.

Frentzen Pleased with Top Ten Position

Sauber driver Heinz-Harald was pleased with his performance in final qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix following a disastrous start to his day.

Frentzen Admits to Driving Error

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen admitted he was to blame for the accident that forced the Safety Car to jump onto the track at today's Monaco Grand Prix.

Frentzen Still Hopeful of Scoring Points

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen is hoping to score some points in tomorrow's Monaco Grand Prix despite a somewhat disappointing performance in qualifying.

Webber Hampered by Frentzen's Engine Failure

Australian Mark Webber blamed the oil from Heinz-Harald Frentzen's engine for not posting a better time in today's first qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Frentzen Predicts Tough Second Qualifying

Heinz-Harald Frentzen is expecting a difficult final qualifying on Saturday after a very poor start in today's first session for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Frentzen Happy with Top Ten Position

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen was happy after recovering from a poor Friday qualifying to set the 10th fastest time in Saturday's grid-deciding session for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Frentzen Stays Calm Despite Struggle

Sauber driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen stayed calm despite a disappointing performance from the Swiss outfit in first qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Frentzen snaps his throttle pedal

Heinz-Harald Frentzen had a nasty surprise when the throttle pedal on his Sauber snapped towards the end of his qualifying lap at Imola.

Bizarre Throttle Problem Hinders Frentzen

Heinz-Harald Frentzen blamed a bizarre problem with his throttle pedal for not doing better in today's qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix.

Spare car decision aided Frentzen

A last minute decision to use the spare car and start from the pit-lane helped Sauber driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen come through to finish fifth in a chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix

Spare Car Gamble Pays Off for Frentzen

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen was happy to survive the Brazilian Grand Prix chaos to finish in the points for the second time this season.

Frentzen Pleased Despite Track Conditions

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen was pleased with his performance in Friday qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix despite the treacherous weather conditions.

Frentzen backs JV in pit-stop row

Sauber veteran Heinz Harald Frentzen has backed his former team-mate Jacques Villeneuve, by saying that he doesn't think the Canadian deliberately pitted at the same time as Jenson Button in the Australian Grand Prix

Frentzen Happy with First Points

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen was delighted after scoring his first points of the year at the season opening Australian Grand Prix.

Quick Frentzen Not Getting Carried Away

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen is unsure if his impressive performance in today's qualifying for the season opening Australian Grand Prix will mean he is competitive in the race.

Frentzen Happy to be Back at Sauber

Heinz-Harald Frentzen said today that he is happy to be back with former team Sauber for the 2003 season and said he is confident of success.

Frentzen backs new regulations

Heinz-Harald Frentzen reckons that the new Formula 1 regulations introduced for this season will give midfield teams more of a chance against top-line outfits

Frentzen Predicts More Ferrari Dominance in 2003

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen expects Ferrari to retain both the drivers' and constructors' titles in the upcoming 2003 season.

Jordan and Frentzen Settle Legal Dispute

Jordan and Heinz-Harald Frentzen have resolved their legal differences triggered by the German driver's sacking by the Formula One team last year.

Inexperience tells for Frentzen

Heinz-Harald Frentzen, who replaced Brazilian Felipe Massa at Sauber for the United States Grand Prix as a precursor to a full season with the outfit in 2003, admitted that his inexperience with the Sauber C21 undermined his race. Frentzen finished 13th, four places behind team-mate Nick Heidfeld

Happy Frentzen Confident of Strong Race

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen is looking to enjoy a strong United States Grand Prix tomorrow after posting a promising 11th quickest time in his return to racing.

Frentzen driving like his granny!

Heinz-Harald Frentzen enjoyed his return to Formula 1 with the Sauber team in Friday's free practice sessions for the United States Grand Prix - even if he was not completely comfortable in the car

Frentzen Glad to be Back in Action

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen was happy to be back behind the wheel of a Sauber for today's free practice session for the United States Grand Prix.

Frentzen Expects Massa to Return at Suzuka

Brazilian Felipe Massa can expect to see out the season with Sauber in Japan next month after being replaced by Heinz-Harald Frentzen for Sunday's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix.

Feature: Frentzen Ready to Bounce Back

Heinz-Harald Frentzen is like a cork in the ocean waves, occasionally vanishing from view but never sinking.

Frentzen will race at Indy

Sauber has announced that Heinz-Harald Frentzen will race at the US GP at Indianapolis next weekend in place of Felipe Massa

Sauber Confirm: Frentzen to Race in the US GP

Sauber confirmed today that German Heinz-Harald Frentzen will race in the United States Grand Prix as a replacement for Brazilian Felipe Massa, following a test for the team at Silverstone on Thursday.

Frentzen Could Miss US GP due to Compromise

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen may miss out on next weekend's United States Grand Prix because his Sauber team were forced to compromise his seating position in Thursday's test at Silverstone.

Sauber impressed with Frentzen

Heinz-Harald Frentzen made a big impact on his return to Sauber in more ways than one

Frentzen Still Undecided about Indy Return

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen is still to decide whether he will replace Brazilian Felipe Massa at the Sauber team at the United States Grand Prix despite a successful test at Silverstone today.

Silverstone, day 3: Frentzen crashes

Heinz-Harald Frentzen's first test for Sauber ended with the German setting the fastest time of the day but also in the Silverstone medical centre for a precautionary check up

Frentzen Sets the Pace at Silverstone - Final Day

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen boosted his chances of competing at the United States Grand Prix next week after posting the quickest time on the final day of testing at the Silverstone circuit.

Frentzen Back in Action with Sauber

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen today returned to Formula One action, driving the Sauber C21 for the first time at Silverstone in a test aimed at deciding whether he will be able to compete at the United States Grand Prix replacing Felipe Massa.

Frentzen squeezes into Sauber

Heinz-Harald Frentzen moved a step closer to making his F1 comeback with Sauber when he squeezed his frame into the C21 at Silverstone this Thursday morning

Frentzen Could Debut with Sauber at Indianapolis

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen could race for Sauber at next week's United States Grand Prix after the team revealed on Tuesday that he will test for them at Silverstone on Thursday.

Frentzen to replace Massa at Indy?

Heinz-Harald Frentzen could replace Felipe Massa at Sauber for the US GP if the German shows competitive pace when he tests for the team for the first time at Silverstone on Thursday

Frentzen Heads Queue of Arrows Creditors

German driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen has taken over at the head of a queue of creditors seeking to wind up the struggling Arrows Formula One team, lawyers and his manager said on Tuesday.

Frentzen too tall for Sauber

Heinz-Harald Frentzen paid a visit to Sauber's factory in Switzerland yesterday (Tuesday) as he prepares to return to his former team next season - and discovered that he is too tall for this year's car

Frentzen Unlikely to Test Sauber before December

German Heinz-Harald Frentzen has revealed that he is likely to have to wait until December to test for his new team Sauber because he is too tall for the team's current chassis.

Sauber: Renault Threat Behind Frentzen's Decision

Team owner Peter Sauber has revealed that the fight for fourth place in next year's Constructors' Championship with Renault pushed him into signing the experienced Heinz-Harald Frentzen in place of rookie Felipe Massa for next year.

Frentzen named, Pollock not in on buy-out

Arrows has nominated Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Enrique Bernoldi to race in this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix - but it remains unclear whether the German will actually get behind the wheel

Frentzen: Sauber was the Best Option

Heinz Harald Frentzen elected to sign with the Sauber team for 2003 because it was "the best technical package" among those offered to him, the German told Bild am Sonntag.

Frentzen rejoins Sauber

Sauber has confirmed that Heinz-Harald Frentzen will drive alongside compatriot Nick Heidfeld in 2003