Colin McRae

1968 - 2007

Photo of Colin McRae

Icon of person Colin McRae

Colin Steele McRae, (5 August 1968 – 15 September 2007) was a Scottish rally driver. He was the 1991 and 1992 British Rally Champion, and in 1995 became the first Scot and the youngest person to win the World Rally Championship Drivers' title. McRae's performances with the Subaru World Rally Team enabled the team to win the World Rally Championship Manufacturers' title three times in succession in 1995, 1996 and 1997. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin McRae has received more than 2,489,344 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Colin McRae is the 203rd most popular racing driver (down from 76th in 2019), the 2,472nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,221st in 2019) and the 34th most popular British Racing Driver.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Colin McRaes by language


Among racing drivers, Colin McRae ranks 203 out of 888Before him are Nick Heidfeld, Timo Salonen, Kurt Adolff, Jacques Villeneuve, Johnny Herbert, and Thierry Sabine. After him are Felice Bonetto, Jules Bianchi, Emilio de Villota, Wayne Rainey, Marc Surer, and Tony Brise.

Most Popular Racing Drivers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1968, Colin McRae ranks 84Before him are Mohamed Atta, Hassan Ali Khayre, Traci Lords, Tony Hawk, Iñaki Urdangarin, and Timothy Olyphant. After him are Patsy Kensit, Ramush Haradinaj, Robert Jarni, Cuba Gooding Jr., Phil Anselmo, and Molly Ringwald. Among people deceased in 2007, Colin McRae ranks 172Before him are Bruno Mattei, Antonio María Javierre Ortas, Mariano Gonzalvo, Michael Brecker, Jean Stablinski, and Chris Benoit. After him are Driss Chraïbi, Manuel Bento, Stuart Rosenberg, Isidore Isou, Néstor Rossi, and Carl-Henning Pedersen.

Others Born in 1968

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2007

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Colin McRae ranks 2,472 out of 6,924Before him are W. Ross Ashby (1903), Frederick North, Lord North (1732), Hubert Parry (1848), Leonard Hobhouse (1864), Thomas Blake Glover (1838), and John Henry Mackay (1864). After him are W. J. Coffee (1774), Mick Fleetwood (1947), George Anson, 1st Baron Anson (1697), Mary McAleese (1951), Blaze Bayley (1963), and John Soane (1753).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Colin McRae ranks 34Before him are Phil Read (1939), Divina Galica (1944), Guy Edwards (1942), Tony Brooks (1932), Jackie Oliver (1942), and Johnny Herbert (1964). After him are Tony Brise (1952), Vic Elford (1935), John Taylor (1933), Peter Gethin (1940), Geoff Duke (1923), and Peter Walker (1912).