Ben Pon

1936 - 2019

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Bernardus Marinus "Ben" Pon (9 December 1936 – 30 September 2019) was a Dutch vintner and Olympian and motor racing driver. He competed in one Formula One race, the 1962 Dutch Grand Prix, but had a far longer career in sports car racing, before turning his back on the track to concentrate on the wine trade. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Pon has received more than 55,460 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Ben Pon is the 353rd most popular racing driver, the 638th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 6th most popular Dutch Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Ben Pon ranks 353 out of 888Before him are Jean Lucas, Roger Penske, Dani Pedrosa, Oscar Alfredo Gálvez, Clemente Biondetti, and Moisés Solana. After him are Timo Glock, Alan Brown, Pablo Birger, Yannick Dalmas, Innes Ireland, and Hubert Hahne.

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Among people born in 1936, Ben Pon ranks 346Before him are Òscar Ribas Reig, Edward Gibson, Carol Morris, Michel Jazy, David Jenkins, and Manfred Stolpe. After him are James Darren, Paolo Barison, Bobby Seale, Gerald Scarfe, Richard Rodney Bennett, and Richard E. Stearns. Among people deceased in 2019, Ben Pon ranks 324Before him are Tim Conway, Verna Bloom, Ndaye Mulamba, Rui Jordão, Manfred Stolpe, and Gianni De Michelis. After him are Imata Kabua, Egisto Pandolfini, Richard Lugar, Arturo Fernández Rodríguez, ʻAkilisi Pōhiva, and Emiliano Sala.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Ben Pon ranks 638 out of 1,209Before him are Hendrik Marsman (1899), Prince Carlos, Duke of Parma (1970), Fedde Schurer (1898), John Heitinga (1983), Puck van Heel (1904), and Hans Ooft (1947). After him are Royston Drenthe (1987), Michiel Huisman (1981), Simon Tahamata (1956), Bas Paauwe (1911), J. Slauerhoff (1898), and Karen Mulder (1970).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Netherlands

Among racing drivers born in Netherlands, Ben Pon ranks 6Before him are Carel Godin de Beaufort (1934), Jos Verstappen (1972), Gijs van Lennep (1942), Eppie Wietzes (1938), and Jan Lammers (1956). After him are Jan Flinterman (1919), Huub Rothengatter (1954), Christijan Albers (1979), Dries van der Lof (1919), Michael Bleekemolen (1949), and Boy Hayje (1949).