Bruce McLaren

1937 - 1970

Bruce McLaren

Bruce Leslie McLaren (30 August 1937 – 2 June 1970) was a New Zealand race-car designer, driver, engineer and inventor. His name lives on in the McLaren team which has been one of the most successful in Formula One championship history, winning a total of 8 World Constructors' Championships and 12 World Drivers' Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce McLaren has received more than 2,091,831 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 21st most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Bruce McLaren ranks 21 out of 782Before him are Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Nelson Piquet, Gilles Villeneuve, Ronnie Peterson, and Keke Rosberg. After him are Nigel Mansell, John Surtees, Giacomo Agostini, Jacky Ickx, Carlos Reutemann, and Mike Hawthorn.

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Among people born in 1937, Bruce McLaren ranks 31Before him are Egon Krenz, Juvénal Habyarimana, Alain Badiou, Robert Coleman Richardson, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, and Bill Cosby. After him are Colin Powell, Colleen McCullough, Jacques Santer, Avram Hershko, Gennady Yanayev, and Thomas Pynchon. Among people deceased in 1970, Bruce McLaren ranks 33Before him are Jochen Rindt, Frances Farmer, Vladimir Propp, Heinrich Brüning, Nina Ricci, and Percy Spencer. After him are Artem Mikoyan, Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma, Andrey Yeryomenko, John Dos Passos, Fritz Perls, and Bourvil.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Bruce McLaren ranks 5 out of 145Before him are Ernest Rutherford (1871), Edmund Hillary (1919), Russell Crowe (1964), and Maurice Wilkins (1916). After him are Peter Jackson (1961), Katherine Mansfield (1888), Denny Hulme (1936), Alan MacDiarmid (1927), Kiri Te Kanawa (1944), Burt Munro (1899), and Martin Campbell (1943).

Among RACING DRIVERS In New Zealand

Among racing drivers born in New Zealand, Bruce McLaren ranks 1After him are Denny Hulme (1936), Chris Amon (1943), Howden Ganley (1941), John Nicholson (1941), Graham McRae (1940), Brendon Hartley (1989), Mike Thackwell (1961), and Mitch Evans (1994).

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