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Emerson Fittipaldi

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Emerson Fittipaldi (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɛmeʁsõ fitʃiˈpawdʒi]; born 12 December 1946) is a Brazilian former 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 1,728,618 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Emerson Fittipaldi is the 9th most popular racing driver (up from 12th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 24th 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, Emerson Fittipaldi ranks 9 out of 888Before him are Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna, Juan Manuel Fangio, James Hunt, Ken Miles, and Alain Prost. After him are Giuseppe Farina, Carroll Shelby, Alberto Ascari, Nelson Piquet, Jackie Stewart, and Keke Rosberg.

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Among people born in 1946, Emerson Fittipaldi ranks 33Before him are Elfriede Jelinek, Susan Sarandon, Rivellino, Guus Hiddink, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, and Roh Moo-hyun. After him are David Suchet, Fabio Capello, Dianne Wiest, Marina Abramović, Syd Barrett, and Oliver Stone.

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Among people born in Brazil, Emerson Fittipaldi ranks 14 out of 2,067Before him are Zico (1953), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Rivellino (1946), Mário Zagallo (1931), and Jorge Amado (1912). After him are Sócrates (1954), Didi (1928), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Paulo Freire (1921), João Havelange (1916), and Vavá (1934).


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), Bruno Senna (1983), Chico Landi (1907), Luiz Bueno (1937), and Alex Ribeiro (1948).

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