Occupation

RACING DRIVERS

With 782 biographies, Racing Drivers are the 17th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Philosophers, Basketball Players, and Cyclists.

Pantheon has 786 people classified as racing drivers born between 1892 and 1999. Of these 786, 485 (61.70%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living racing drivers include Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, and Jackie Stewart. The most famous deceased racing drivers include Niki Lauda, Enzo Ferrari, and Ayrton Senna.

Living Racing Drivers

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Deceased Racing Drivers

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Most racing drivers were born in United Kingdom (115), Italy (94), and France (80). By city, the most common birth places were London (23), Milan (20), and São Paulo (16).The most common death places of racing drivers were United Kingdom (43), Italy (38), and France (38). By city, these were Buenos Aires (12), Milan (9), and London (6).

The earliest biographies classified as racing drivers in Pantheon are Arthur Legat, 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, Tennis Players, Basketball Players, and Cyclists.