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RACING DRIVER

Alan Jones

1946 - Today

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Alan Stanley Jones, (born 2 November 1946) is an Australian former Formula One driver. He was the first driver to win a Formula One World Championship with the Williams team, becoming the 1980 World Drivers' Champion and the second Australian to do so following triple World Champion Sir Jack Brabham. He competed in a total of 117 Grands Prix, winning 12 and achieving 24 podium finishes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Jones has received more than 62,274 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Alan Jones is the 61st most popular racing driver (down from 50th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Australia (down from 37th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Racing Driver.

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  • 62k

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  • 58.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.19

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  • 3.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Alan Jones ranks 61 out of 888Before him are Ari Vatanen, Riccardo Patrese, Rudolf Caracciola, Tazio Nuvolari, Colin McRae, and Patrick Depailler. After him are Maria Teresa de Filippis, Michele Alboreto, Rubens Barrichello, Pierre Levegh, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, and Alfonso de Portago.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Alan Jones ranks 112Before him are Semion Mogilevich, Janet Yellen, Marisa Paredes, Paul L. Modrich, Xanana Gusmão, and François Bozizé. After him are Gerard 't Hooft, Robert Reich, Ajda Pekkan, Bigas Luna, Peter Green, and Jean-Jacques Beineix.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Alan Jones ranks 39 out of 925Before him are P. L. Travers (1899), Roy Emerson (1936), Howard Florey (1898), John Cornforth (1917), Sia (1975), and Eric Bana (1968). After him are Nick Cave (1957), Rod Taylor (1930), Johnny Logan (1954), James Clavell (1921), Lisa Gerrard (1961), and Judith Anderson (1897).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Australia

Among racing drivers born in Australia, Alan Jones ranks 2Before him are Jack Brabham (1926). After him are Mark Webber (1976), Mick Doohan (1965), Daniel Ricciardo (1989), Tim Schenken (1943), Casey Stoner (1985), Ken Kavanagh (1923), Frank Gardner (1931), Vern Schuppan (1943), Paul England (1929), and Paul Hawkins (1937).