George Russell

1998 - Today

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George William Russell (; born 15 February 1998) is a British racing driver currently competing in Formula One for Mercedes. He previously raced for Williams from 2019 to 2021. After winning several karting championships including the CIK-FIA European Karting Championship in 2012, he repeated his success by becoming the 2018 Formula 2 champion and the 2017 GP3 Series champion, driving for ART in both campaigns to become one of only three drivers to win both championships in his respective rookie seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Russell has received more than 71,297 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). George Russell is the 666th most popular racing driver (down from 612th in 2019), the 5,287th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,767th in 2019) and the 110th most popular British Racing Driver.

Memorability Metrics

  • 71k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of George Russells by language

Over the past year George Russell has had the most page views in the with 169,026 views, followed by French (97,461), and Italian (79,802). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Indonesian (916.67%), Lombard (188.17%), and Korean (127.63%)


Among racing drivers, George Russell ranks 666 out of 1,080Before him are Rudolf Krause, Jack McGrath, Colin Davis, Graham McRae, Gastón Mazzacane, and Warwick Brown. After him are Sam Hanks, Domenico Schiattarella, Rudolf Schoeller, Renato Pirocchi, Gregor Foitek, and Bob Sweikert.

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Among people born in 1998, George Russell ranks 40Before him are Stefanos Tsitsipas, Manuel Locatelli, Jeon So-yeon, Yusra Mardini, Nahuel Molina, and Ritsu Doan. After him are Lisandro Martínez, Lance Stroll, Sakura Miyawaki, Marc Cucurella, Luca Zidane, and Ayase Ueda.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Russell ranks 5,287 out of 8,785Before him are Jo Cox (1974), Jonny Wilkinson (1979), John Byrne (1950), Bill Hoskyns (1931), John Le Mesurier (1912), and Trevor Brooking (1948). After him are John Curry (1949), Tom Payne (1982), Jaime Murray (1976), R. C. Sherriff (1896), Alexander Hall (1880), and George Peacock (1791).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, George Russell ranks 110Before him are Ian Raby (1921), Kenny Acheson (1957), John Cannon (1933), Archie Scott Brown (1927), Eric Brandon (1920), and Colin Davis (1933). After him are Ron Flockhart (1923), David Piper (1930), Steve O'Rourke (1940), Justin Wilson (1978), Jack Fairman (1913), and Leslie Marr (1922).