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Derek Daly

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Derek Patrick Daly (born 11 March 1953) is an Irish former racing driver. He won the 1977 British Formula 3 Championship, and competed as a professional racing driver for 17 years participating in 64 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 2 April 1978. He scored a total of 15 championship points, and also participated in several non-Championship Formula One races. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Derek Daly has received more than 230,529 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Derek Daly is the 591st most popular racing driver (down from 528th in 2019), the 295th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 267th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Irish Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Derek Daly ranks 591 out of 888Before him are Mike Sparken, Armin Schwarz, Allan McNish, Oswald Karch, Geoffrey Crossley, and Beppe Gabbiani. After him are Danny Ongais, Eddie Keizan, Rudolf Schoeller, John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute, Brian Naylor, and Bob Gerard.

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Among people born in 1953, Derek Daly ranks 435Before him are Joanna Kerns, Gianbattista Baronchelli, Mindy Sterling, Alif Hajiyev, Søren Busk, and Reneta Indzhova. After him are Chen Danqing, Mehmed Uzun, Judith Curry, Bernt Johansson, David Thompson, and Keith Allen.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Derek Daly ranks 295 out of 501Before him are Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865), Brian Shawe-Taylor (1915), Colm Wilkinson (1944), Frank Harris (1856), Allen Leech (1981), and George Brent (1904). After him are Robert Sheehan (1988), Caoimhín Kelleher (1998), Jack Gleeson (1992), Colum McCann (1965), Charlie McGettigan (1950), and Joshua Pim (1869).


Among racing drivers born in Ireland, Derek Daly ranks 3Before him are Joe Kelly (1913) and Brian Shawe-Taylor (1915). After him are Duncan Hamilton (1920), Tommy Byrne (1958), and David Kennedy (1953).