Colin McRae

1968 - 2007

Colin McRae

Colin Steele McRae, (5 August 1968 – 15 September 2007) was a Scottish rally driver from Lanark, Scotland. The son of five-time British Rally Champion Jimmy McRae and brother of rally driver Alister McRae, Colin McRae was the 1991 and 1992 British Rally Champion, and in 1995 became the first Scottish person and the youngest to win the World Rally Championship Drivers' title, a record he still holds. With 25 victories in the WRC, McRae previously held the record for the most wins in the series.McRae's outstanding performance 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 2,048,355 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 76th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Colin McRae ranks 76 out of 782Before him are Michèle Mouton, Jacques Villeneuve, Roger Williamson, Jo Schlesser, Luigi Musso, and Onofre Marimón. After him are Jean Behra, Maurice Trintignant, Carlos Sainz, David Purley, Ángel Nieto, and José Froilán González.

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Among people born in 1968, Colin McRae ranks 27Before him are Hashim Thaçi, Owen Wilson, Kylie Minogue, Fernando Hierro, Eric Bana, and Guy Ritchie. After him are Sabrina Salerno, Brendan Fraser, Jim Caviezel, Aaron Eckhart, Mswati III, and Youri Djorkaeff. Among people deceased in 2007, Colin McRae ranks 75Before him are Maria Gripe, Kiichi Miyazawa, István Sándorfi, Aden Adde, Michel Serrault, and Ettore Sottsass. After him are Robert Adler, Gianfranco Ferré, Paul Cohen, Ousmane Sembène, Raul Hilberg, and Pierre Messmer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Colin McRae ranks 1,223 out of 5,347Before him are Kiefer Sutherland (1966), Reginald Johnston (1874), Don Airey (1948), Elizabeth de Burgh (1289), E. P. Thompson (1924), and Elizabeth Tudor (1492). After him are William Stuart-Houston (1911), Iain Glen (1961), Alan Baker (1939), Ken Russell (1927), Louis Wain (1860), and Edward Gordon Craig (1872).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Colin McRae ranks 14Before him are Stirling Moss (1929), Damon Hill (1960), Mike Hailwood (1940), Tom Pryce (1949), Lewis Hamilton (1985), and Roger Williamson (1948). After him are David Purley (1945), Guy Edwards (1942), Peter Collins (1931), Alan Stacey (1933), Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), and Piers Courage (1942).

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