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Nick Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld, 1997. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2014. Used with Permission.

Nick Heidfeld, 1997. Copyright LAT Photographic 2014. Used with Permission.

Nick Heidfeld, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 6th July 2019. Copyright Gergely Gabris, 2019. Used with Permission.

Nick Heidfeld, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 6th July 2019. Copyright Gergely Gabris, 2019. Used with Permission.

Born:

10 May 1977
Monchengladbach

Nationality:

Germany

Grands Prix:

182 (2000-2011)

F3000 starts:

22 (1998-1999)

Lost his Formula 1 seat in 2009, so worked for Mercedes as their test driver and then Pirelli as a tyre test driver. However he came back to F1 with Sauber briefly in 2010 and then again in 2011, where he stepped in at Lotus-Renault after Kubica's injury. However, he's now out of the sport after appearances in the World Endurance Championship and Formula E. Heidfeld has the most points, 2nd places and podium finishes without a win in Formula 1 history. Nick now works as an expert for German Formula 1 television coverage and he is a Formula E team advisor, but has also done some historic racing in more recent years.

Biography last updated 3 Apr 2019