Heimo Hietarinta

Heimo Hietarinta
Heimo Hietarinta was a regular in Formula 3 during the mid to late '50s, always in a Cooper. he competed mainly in his native Finland with occasional trips to Sweden

Our first record is a tenth place at Helsinki in May 1954, then not until May 1956 where he takes fifth place, again at Helsinki then second to Curt Lincoln at Turku a few days later and finally a win at Turku later in the year.

At Helsinki in May 1957 he finished third to Lincoln and André Loens. In August, he shared a Ferrari TR with Curt in the Swedish GP.

Heimo became Finnish Champion in 1958 and 1960.


Heimo at Helsinki, probably May 1960, after winning.

Here, Heimo leads Curt Lincoln and Yngve Hedlund, all in Coopers.

and tests his Mk X round the paddock, Djurgarden 12th May 1957

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