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Frederick "Rikky" von Opel (born 14 October 1947 in New York, New York State, United States) is an American-born Liechtensteiner former racing driver. The only driver to compete in Formula One under the Liechtenstein flag, Von Opel spent two half-seasons in Formula One. He was the son of Fritz von Opel, the grandson of Wilhelm von Opel, and great-grandson of Opel founder Adam Opel.

Von Opel drove for both Ensign and Brabham as factory drivers. He scored no points.


Formula One CareerEdit

Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1973 Team Ensign Ensign-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1974 Team Ensign Ensign-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
Motor Racing Developments Ltd Brabham-Ford Cosworth

Career StatisticsEdit

Entries 20
Starts 10
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 439
Distance Raced 1968 km
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0 km

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Pts Pos
1973 Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of Sweden Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States 0 NC
DNP DNP DNP 15th 13th DNS DNP Ret Ret NC Ret
1974 Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of Sweden Flag of the Netherlands Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States 0 NC
DNS DNP DNP Ret Ret DNQ 9th 9th DNQ


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
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