Rikky von Opel

Race car driver, Person

1947 –

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Who is Rikky von Opel?

Frederick "Rikky" von Opel is a former racing driver from Liechtenstein, the only driver from that nation to have competed in the Formula One World Championship. He won the Lombard North British Formula Three Championship in 1972. He participated in 14 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix for the Ensign and Brabham teams, debuting on July 1, 1973. He scored no championship points.

He is the son of Fritz von Opel and a great-grandson of Adam Opel, the founder of the German car-maker Opel, today a subsidiary of General Motors.

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Born
Oct 14, 1947
New York City
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  • Liechtenstein
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on July 23, 2013

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