David Hampshire

1917 - 1990

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David Alan Hampshire (29 December 1917 – 25 August 1990) was a British racing driver from England. He was born in Mickleover, Derbyshire and died in Newton Solney, in South Derbyshire. Hampshire first appeared amongst the likes of Bira, Villoresi, Tony Rolt, Raymond Mays, Peter Whitehead, Leslie Brooke and Reg Parnell in the 1939 Nuffield Trophy at Donington Park. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Hampshire has received more than 17,565 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. David Hampshire is the 541st most popular racing driver (down from 344th in 2019), the 4,332nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,928th in 2019) and the 86th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, David Hampshire ranks 541 out of 888Before him are Andrea Dovizioso, Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Luca Cadalora, Markko Märtin, Gaetano Starrabba, and Michael Bleekemolen. After him are Tony Settember, Ernst Klodwig, Paddy Driver, Jim Hall, Markus Winkelhock, and Cristiano da Matta.

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Among people born in 1917, David Hampshire ranks 247Before him are Merle Travis, Lou Harrison, Oswald Karch, Jerry Wexler, Francis Parker Yockey, and Leonard Chess. After him are Gwendolyn Brooks, Jack Lynch, Denis Healey, Walter Munk, Steve Cochran, and Robert Merrill. Among people deceased in 1990, David Hampshire ranks 229Before him are Wilhelm Baumann, Harold Eugene Edgerton, Juan Manuel Bordeu, Mike Mazurki, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Alice Marble. After him are Charles Farrell, Walker Percy, Pearl Bailey, June Christy, Bob Gerard, and Susan Oliver.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Hampshire ranks 4,332 out of 6,924Before him are Sam Houser (1972), Diana Wynyard (1906), Billy Fury (1940), David C. Jewitt (1958), Henry Seebohm (1832), and Thomas Brisbane (1773). After him are Alesha Dixon (1978), Gordon Thomas (1921), Peter Warlock (1894), Dorothy Round (1909), Giles Gilbert Scott (1880), and Eddie Jobson (1955).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, David Hampshire ranks 86Before him are Perry McCarthy (1961), Brian Naylor (1923), Jimmy Stewart (1931), David Brabham (1965), Chris Lawrence (1933), and Leslie Johnson (1912). After him are Cuth Harrison (1906), Alan Rees (1938), Justin Wilson (1978), Henry Taylor (1932), Bob Gerard (1914), and Chris Craft (1939).