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Denny Hulme

1936 - 1992

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Denis Clive Hulme (18 June 1936 – 4 October 1992) was a New Zealand racing driver who won the 1967 Formula One World Drivers' Championship for the Brabham team. Between his debut at Monaco in 1965 and his final race in the 1974 US Grand Prix, he started 112 Grand Prix, resulting eight victories and 33 trips to the podium. He also finished third in the overall standing in 1968 and 1972.Hulme showed versatility by dominating the Canadian-American Challenge Cup (Can-Am) for Group 7 sports cars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denny Hulme has received more than 688,557 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Denny Hulme is the 41st most popular racing driver (down from 40th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from New Zealand (up from 8th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular New Zealander Racing Driver.

Denny Hulme is most famous for his victory in the 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Among racing drivers, Denny Hulme ranks 41 out of 888Before him are Stirling Moss, Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, Roland Ratzenberger, Kimi Räikkönen, and Jody Scheckter. After him are Phil Hill, Valentino Rossi, Damon Hill, Louis Chiron, Lorenzo Bandini, and Wolfgang von Trips.

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Among people born in 1936, Denny Hulme ranks 54Before him are Engelbert Humperdinck, Dean Stockwell, Yasuo Fukuda, Anna German, Choummaly Sayasone, and Günter Blobel. After him are Bruce Dern, Alan J. Heeger, Abdul Qadeer Khan, Eric Walter Elst, Assia Djebar, and Dražan Jerković. Among people deceased in 1992, Denny Hulme ranks 37Before him are John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Günther Anders, H. L. A. Hart, Kaysone Phomvihane, David Bohm, and Sam Walton. After him are César Manrique, Albert Pierrepoint, Peter D. Mitchell, Joan Fuster, John Sturges, and José Ferrer.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Denny Hulme ranks 7 out of 248Before him are Ernest Rutherford (1871), Edmund Hillary (1919), Russell Crowe (1964), Maurice Wilkins (1916), Bruce McLaren (1937), and Peter Jackson (1961). After him are Katherine Mansfield (1888), Burt Munro (1899), Wallace Fard Muhammad (1893), Jane Campion (1954), Martin Campbell (1943), and John Money (1921).

Among RACING DRIVERS In New Zealand

Among racing drivers born in New Zealand, Denny Hulme ranks 2Before him are Bruce McLaren (1937). After him are Chris Amon (1943), Graham McRae (1940), Howden Ganley (1941), John Nicholson (1941), Brendon Hartley (1989), Mike Thackwell (1961), Tony Shelly (1937), and Mitch Evans (1994).