RACING DRIVER

Alan Jones

1946 - Today

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Alan Stanley Jones, (born 2 November 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria) 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 49,284 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Alan Jones is the 50th most popular racing driver (up from 64th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Australia (up from 45th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Racing Driver.

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Alan Jones ranks 50 out of 888Before him are Damon Hill, Lorenzo Bandini, Tazio Nuvolari, Jody Scheckter, Wolfgang von Trips, and Kimi Räikkönen. After him are Mike Hailwood, Jacques Laffite, Pierre Levegh, Maria Teresa de Filippis, René Arnoux, and Didier Pironi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Alan Jones ranks 98Before him are Brian Cox, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, Ahmed Zewail, Steve Biko, Aziz Sancar, and Ajda Pekkan. After him are Stefania Sandrelli, Pete Postlethwaite, Kim Kyong-hui, Marisa Paredes, Robert Reich, and Marilyn vos Savant.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Alan Jones ranks 37 out of 790Before him are Kylie Minogue (1968), Lisa Gerrard (1961), John Cornforth (1917), James Clavell (1921), Lionel Logue (1880), and Rod Taylor (1930). After him are Margaret Court (1942), Simon Baker (1969), Johnny Logan (1954), Nick Cave (1957), Eric Bana (1968), 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), Tim Schenken (1943), Mick Doohan (1965), Daniel Ricciardo (1989), Casey Stoner (1985), Ken Kavanagh (1923), Vern Schuppan (1943), Frank Gardner (1931), Paul Hawkins (1937), and David Walker (1941).