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Hans-Joachim Stuck 2018-03-07T15:08:31+00:00

Hans-Joachim Stuck

He was born in Garmisch in 1951, the son of the famous “Mountain King” and AutoUnion driver Hans Stuck. He began his career in 1969 and ended it as a 60-year-old in 2011 in the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring, which he contested together with his sons Johannes and Ferdinand in a Lamborghini. Hans-Joachim (“Strietzel”) Stuck drove in far more than 1000 races, was active in Formula 1 from 1974 to 1979 (for March and Brabham, among others) and was also sports car world champion in 1985. He won the 24-hour Le Mans in 1986 and 1987, and was also DTM Champion in 1990. For four years he drove a March BMW in Formula 2 for Jägermeister (and thus advanced to “King of Hockenheim”), and was subsequently also victorious in other Jägermeister cars. In the Group 5 BMW 320 and equally in the Porsche 956 and 962.