Alex Zanardi

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Alessandro "Alex" Zanardi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈaːleks dzaˈnardi]; born 23 October 1966) is an Italian professional racing driver and paracyclist. He won the CART championship in 1997 and 1998, and took 15 wins in the series. He also raced in Formula One from 1991 to 1994 and again in 1999; his best result was a sixth-place finish in the 1993 Brazilian GP. He returned to CART in 2001, but a major crash in the 2001 American Memorial resulted in the amputation of his legs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex Zanardi has received more than 1,164,983 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Alex Zanardi is the 101st most popular racing driver (up from 217th in 2019), the 1,942nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,356th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Italian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Alex Zanardi ranks 101 out of 888Before him are Ralf Schumacher, Henri Toivonen, Roger Williamson, Paul Frère, Björn Waldegård, and Andrea de Cesaris. After him are Pedro Rodríguez, Hannu Mikkola, Jarno Saarinen, Henri Pescarolo, Felipe Massa, and Ángel Nieto.

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Among people born in 1966, Alex Zanardi ranks 48Before him are Paulo Futre, Gianluca Pagliuca, Janet Jackson, Yoshihiro Togashi, Cecilia Bartoli, and Dejan Savićević. After him are Rick Astley, Téa Leoni, Christian Lorenz, Matthew Fox, Samantha Fox, and Christoph Schneider.

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Among people born in Italy, Alex Zanardi ranks 1,942 out of 4,088Before him are Bettino Ricasoli (1809), Luigi Orione (1872), Iullus Antonius (-43), Bramantino (1465), Giorgio Perlasca (1910), and Giovanni Morelli (1816). After him are Massimo Girotti (1918), Otto Orseolo (992), Constantin Hansen (1804), Nicola Di Bari (1940), Prince Louis, Count of Trani (1838), and Frank Nitti (1886).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Alex Zanardi ranks 20Before him are Michele Alboreto (1956), Carlo Ubbiali (1929), Elio de Angelis (1958), Arturo Merzario (1943), Luigi Musso (1924), and Andrea de Cesaris (1959). After him are Ludovico Scarfiotti (1933), Riccardo Paletti (1958), Piero Taruffi (1906), Giancarlo Fisichella (1973), Sandro Munari (1940), and Eugenio Castellotti (1930).

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