RACING DRIVER

Emerson Fittipaldi

1946 - Today

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Emerson Wojciechowska Fittipaldi (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɛmeʁsõ fitʃiˈpawdʒi]; born 12 December 1946) is a semi-retired Brazilian automobile racing driver who won both the Formula One World Championship and the Indianapolis 500 twice each and the CART championship once. Moving up from Formula Two, Fittipaldi made his race debut for Team Lotus as a third driver at the 1970 British Grand Prix. After Jochen Rindt was killed at the 1970 Italian Grand Prix, the Brazilian became Lotus's lead driver in only his fifth Grand Prix. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emerson Fittipaldi has received more than 1,249,014 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Emerson Fittipaldi is the 12th most popular racing driver (down from 10th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 19th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Brazilian Racing Driver.

Emerson Fittipaldi is most famous for winning the Formula One world championship in 1972 and 1974.

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Emerson Fittipaldi ranks 12 out of 888Before him are James Hunt, Alain Prost, Giuseppe Farina, Ken Miles, Alberto Ascari, and Carroll Shelby. After him are Bruce McLaren, Jackie Stewart, Jochen Rindt, Jim Clark, Keke Rosberg, and Stirling Moss.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Emerson Fittipaldi ranks 38Before him are José Carreras, Rivellino, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Benny Andersson, Marianne Faithfull, and Guus Hiddink. After him are Hassanal Bolkiah, Robert Fripp, Marina Abramović, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, Talia Shire, and Dolly Parton.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Emerson Fittipaldi ranks 24 out of 1,947Before him are Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927), Rivellino (1946), Paulo Freire (1921), João Havelange (1916), Luiz Felipe Scolari (1948), and Carlos Alberto Torres (1944). After him are Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887), Getúlio Vargas (1882), Ronaldinho (1980), Nílton Santos (1925), João Gilberto (1931), and Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Brazil

Among racing drivers born in Brazil, Emerson Fittipaldi ranks 2Before him are Ayrton Senna (1960). After him are Nelson Piquet (1952), Rubens Barrichello (1972), Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior (1943), Carlos Pace (1944), Felipe Massa (1981), Roberto Moreno (1959), Luiz Bueno (1937), Chico Landi (1907), Bruno Senna (1983), and Alex Ribeiro (1948).

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