Minichamps 1:43 Lotus Renault GP R31 Nick Heidfeld Malaysian GP 2011
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Nick Lars Heidfeld (born 10 May 1977 in Mönchengladbach, West Germany) is a German racing driver.
Despite scoring regular podium finishes in 2005 with Williams, and in 2007 and 2008 with BMW Sauber, Heidfeld never won a race after debuting in Formula One in 2000. Heidfeld currently holds three other records; he is the driver who has scored the highest number of world championship points without a Grand Prix win, holds the record for the most podium finishes without a Grand Prix win, and has the most second place finishes without a win, with 8.
Heidfeld was signed as a race driver for the Prost Grand Prix F1 team for the 2000 season, alongside Formula One veteran Jean Alesi. Heidfeld struggled with his new car and suffered a string of retirements, as well as colliding with his team mate on more than one occasion. He departed from Prost at the end of that season, before signing a three-year contract with Sauber for 2001.
Heidfeld last raced for Lotus Renault GP and on 10 April 2011, Heidfeld finished third, after starting sixth, in the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang, breaking Stefan Johansson's record of 12 podiums without a win
He parted company with the team on 2 September 2011. He currently drives for the Rebellion Racing team in the FIA World Endurance Championship.