Chris Bristow

1937 - 1960

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Christopher William Bristow (2 December 1937 – 19 June 1960) was a British Formula One driver. Bristow was the son of a garage owner from London, and was unmarried. Bristow was called the "wild man of British club racing", as he had spun or had collisions on almost every race track on which he had raced. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Bristow has received more than 123,290 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Chris Bristow is the 149th most popular racing driver (down from 139th in 2019), the 2,010th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,933rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Chris Bristow ranks 149 out of 888Before him are Gunnar Nilsson, Luigi Villoresi, Dan Gurney, Alejandro de Tomaso, Louis Rosier, and Sandro Munari. After him are Tony Brooks, Hans Herrmann, Eddie Irvine, Alex Zanardi, Hermann Lang, and Jarno Trulli.

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Among people born in 1937, Chris Bristow ranks 184Before him are Don Bluth, Lois Lowry, Marcian Hoff, Richard Bright, Igor Volk, and André Glucksmann. After him are Sofiko Chiaureli, Gordon Milne, Nur Hassan Hussein, Keiko Abe, Tomas Venclova, and Mikheil Meskhi. Among people deceased in 1960, Chris Bristow ranks 80Before him are Cedric Gibbons, Erwin Jaenecke, Richard Wright, Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria, Wu Lien-teh, and Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. After him are Jules Supervielle, St John Philby, Hashim al-Atassi, Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, Maud Menten, and Joseph Vendryes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Bristow ranks 2,010 out of 7,765Before him are Nicollette Sheridan (1963), Chiwetel Ejiofor (1977), Joseph Delaney (1945), Robert Hichens (1882), Albert F. Mummery (1855), and Claude Auchinleck (1884). After him are Tony Brooks (1932), David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (1871), Jane Morris (1839), Ken Robinson (1950), Edward Colston (1636), and Elihu Thomson (1853).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Chris Bristow ranks 24Before him are David Purley (1945), David Coulthard (1971), John Watson (1946), Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), Alan Stacey (1933), and Jenson Button (1980). After him are Tony Brooks (1932), Eddie Irvine (1965), Guy Edwards (1942), Roy Salvadori (1922), Joey Dunlop (1952), and Gerry Ashmore (1936).