RACING DRIVER

Denny Hulme

1936 - 1992

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Denis Clive Hulme (18 June 1936 – 4 October 1992), commonly known as Denny Hulme, 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 526,897 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Denny Hulme is the 40th most popular racing driver (down from 35th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from New Zealand 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

Among racing drivers, Denny Hulme ranks 40 out of 888Before him are Helmut Marko, Mika Häkkinen, Lella Lombardi, François Cevert, Phil Hill, and Fernando Alonso. After him are Valentino Rossi, Louis Chiron, Gerhard Berger, Damon Hill, Lorenzo Bandini, and Tazio Nuvolari.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Denny Hulme ranks 68Before him are Dražan Jerković, Christine Nöstlinger, Alan Alda, Joaquín Peiró, Alan J. Heeger, and Raymond Poulidor. After him are Paul L. Smith, Sylvia Browne, Jair Marinho, Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and Iolanda Balaș. Among people deceased in 1992, Denny Hulme ranks 39Before him are Sam Walton, Joan Fuster, Günther Anders, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Peter D. Mitchell, and Marsha P. Johnson. After him are James Stirling, John Sturges, José Ferrer, Markos Vafeiadis, Albert Pierrepoint, and Arletty.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Denny Hulme ranks 8 out of 206Before him are Edmund Hillary (1919), Russell Crowe (1964), Bruce McLaren (1937), Maurice Wilkins (1916), Peter Jackson (1961), and Katherine Mansfield (1888). After him are Alan MacDiarmid (1927), Kiri Te Kanawa (1944), Chris Amon (1943), Burt Munro (1899), Lucy Lawless (1968), and Alan Dale (1947).

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), Howden Ganley (1941), John Nicholson (1941), Graham McRae (1940), Brendon Hartley (1989), Mike Thackwell (1961), Tony Shelly (1937), and Mitch Evans (1994).