David Richards

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David Pender Richards (born 3 June 1952) is the chairman of Prodrive, chairman of Motorsport UK (The Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association Ltd), former chairman of Aston Martin, a former team principal of the BAR and Benetton Formula One motor racing teams and as a co-driver, World Rally Champion in 1981. He lives with his wife, Karen, in Warwickshire and has three children. In the 2005 New Year Honours List Richards was appointed a CBE for his services to motorsport and in 2017 was inducted into the Motor Sport Hall of Fame and received the Spirit of Le Mans award from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Richards has received more than 30,189 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). David Richards is the 398th most popular businessperson (down from 280th in 2019), the 3,260th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,596th in 2019) and the 26th most popular British Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, David Richards ranks 398 out of 604Before him are Gigi Becali, Jorma Ollila, Eli Lilly, Arkady Rotenberg, Eike Batista, and Thierry Breton. After him are Mark Cuban, Jawed Karim, Vijay Mallya, Henry Clay Frick, J. R. D. Tata, and Anders Hejlsberg.

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Among people born in 1952, David Richards ranks 300Before him are Mimi Leder, Martin Parr, Monique van de Ven, Brad Whitford, Takekazu Asaka, and Brigitte Engerer. After him are Gregg Henry, Rubén Galván, Vanessa del Rio, John D. Barrow, David Weber, and Fernando Morena.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Richards ranks 3,260 out of 6,924Before him are Hywel Dda (880), William McGonagall (1825), Michael Carrick (1981), Margery Allingham (1904), Peter Mark Roget (1779), and Anthony Head (1954). After him are Edgar Wright (1974), Emily Ratajkowski (1991), Lennie James (1965), Richard Thomas Lowe (1802), Bruno Heller (1960), and Hilda of Whitby (614).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, David Richards ranks 26Before him are Thomas Blake Glover (1838), Jim Marshall (1923), Isabella Beeton (1836), Neil Aspinall (1941), Henry Cole (1808), and Anita Roddick (1942). After him are Fred Karno (1866), William McGregor (1846), Andrew Planche (1727), Mark Thatcher (1953), Chris Anderson (1961), and Allan Williams (1930).