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Graham McRae

1940 - 2021

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Graham Peter McRae (5 March 1940 – 4 August 2021) was a racing driver from New Zealand. He achieved considerable success in Formula 5000 racing, winning the Tasman Series each year from 1971 to 1973, and also at the 1972 L&M Continental 5000 Championship in the United States.McRae's single outing in the Formula One World Championship was at the 1973 British Grand Prix on 14 July 1973, where he retired in the first lap. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Graham McRae has received more than 83,768 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Graham McRae is the 158th most popular racing driver (up from 703rd in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from New Zealand (up from 104th in 2019) and the 4th most popular New Zealander Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Graham McRae ranks 158 out of 888Before him are Eddie Irvine, Alex Zanardi, Hermann Lang, Jarno Trulli, Hans Stuck, and Slim Borgudd. After him are Eugenio Castellotti, Rauno Aaltonen, Renzo Zorzi, Giancarlo Baghetti, Stefan Bellof, and Guy Edwards.

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Among people born in 1940, Graham McRae ranks 198Before him are Nasser Al-Sabah, Fouad Twal, Hanako, Princess Hitachi, Just Jaeckin, Agostino Vallini, and Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. After him are Angela Carter, Marie-José Nat, Gloria Leonard, Louis Pilot, Charles Robert Jenkins, and Don Nelson. Among people deceased in 2021, Graham McRae ranks 256Before him are Umberto Colombo, Carla Fracci, Bell hooks, El Risitas, Zlatko Kranjčar, and John Magufuli. After him are Yitzhak Arad, Lee Wan-koo, Vasily Lanovoy, Judith Reisman, Sándor Puhl, and Michael K. Williams.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Graham McRae ranks 27 out of 248Before him are Nancy Wake (1912), Alan Dale (1947), Temuera Morrison (1960), Manu Bennett (1969), Marton Csokas (1966), and Ngaio Marsh (1895). After him are Rob Hall (1961), Richard Curtis (1956), Andrew Niccol (1964), Janet Frame (1924), Cliff Curtis (1968), and Jacinda Ardern (1980).

Among RACING DRIVERS In New Zealand

Among racing drivers born in New Zealand, Graham McRae ranks 4Before him are Bruce McLaren (1937), Denny Hulme (1936), and Chris Amon (1943). After him are Howden Ganley (1941), John Nicholson (1941), Brendon Hartley (1989), Mike Thackwell (1961), Tony Shelly (1937), and Mitch Evans (1994).