Curt Lincoln

Curt Lincoln

8/10/1918 - 28/8/2005

Born in Stockholm, he raced hydroplanes before switching to cars in 500cc F3. Finnish and Swedish Tennis Champion, he became a Finnish citizen in 1961. His daughter Nina was married to 1970 World Champion Jochen Rindt.

Curt Richard Lincoln was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He served as a military chauffeur during the War of Continuation (1941-1944) against the Soviet Union. During 1947 and 1948 he raced hydroplanes with some success. In 1949 he switched to 500cc cars, initially with the KG Special and an Effyh and later with Cooper Nortons and raced continually through the 50s with considerable success in Skandinavia.

He also raced Jaguar D types, Ferraris and in Formula Junior. His last win came in 1967 in an F3 Brabham BT 21 at Keimola. He retired from competition in 1968. Curt was also an excellent tennis player and became Finnish and Swedish Champion. He moved to Espoo near Helsinki and became a Finnish citizen in 1961. Curt's daughter, Nina was married to 1970 World Champion Jochen Rindt. Curt Lincoln died in Espoo in August 2005.

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