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With 888 biographies, Racing Drivers are the 17th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Cyclists, Tennis Players, and Philosophers.

Pantheon has 962 people classified as racing drivers born between 1892 and 2002. Of these 962, 554 (57.59%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living racing drivers include Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, and Emerson Fittipaldi. The most famous deceased racing drivers include Niki Lauda, Enzo Ferrari, and Ayrton Senna. As of April 2022, 73 new racing drivers have been added to Pantheon including Joey Dunlop, Bill Ivy, and Kent Andersson.

Living Racing Drivers

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Deceased Racing Drivers

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Newly Added Racing Drivers (2022)

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Most racing drivers were born in United Kingdom (169), Italy (120), and United States (100). By city, the most common birth places were Milan (18), São Paulo (17), and Paris (15).The most common death places of racing drivers were United Kingdom (63), United States (61), and Italy (51). By city, these were Buenos Aires (14), Milan (7), and Indianapolis (7).

The earliest biographies classified as racing drivers in Pantheon are Clemente Biondetti, Philippe Étancelin, and Tazio Nuvolari.  The concentration of racing drivers was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier racing drivers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Racing Drivers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Racing Drivers since 1700.

Racing Drivers are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.