Gregor Foitek

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Gregor Foitek (born 27 March 1965) is a Swiss former racing driver. He won the 1986 Swiss Formula 3 Championship. Moving up to Formula 3000 he was widely blamed for causing a race-stopping crash at Brands Hatch in 1988, the restart of which led to a second major crash on the first lap in which Johnny Herbert sustained major leg injuries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregor Foitek has received more than 39,802 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Gregor Foitek is the 641st most popular racing driver (down from 592nd in 2019), the 534th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 404th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Swiss Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Gregor Foitek ranks 641 out of 888Before him are Bruce Halford, Ott Tänak, André Lotterer, John Cannon, Robert La Caze, and Jean-Éric Vergne. After him are Tony Crook, Tim Parnell, Mauri Rose, Anthony Davidson, Robert O'Brien, and Bob Sweikert.

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Among people born in 1965, Gregor Foitek ranks 389Before him are Dan Abnett, Andy Dick, Oleg Kotov, Oliver Reck, Hassan Nader, and Kazuo Echigo. After him are Lee Tergesen, Marguerite MacIntyre, Manolo, WestBam, Jaime Bayly, and Tim Armstrong.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Gregor Foitek ranks 534 out of 749Before him are Dario Cologna (1986), Haris Seferović (1992), Mirwais (1960), Didier Cuche (1974), Johnny Leoni (1984), and Adrian Knup (1968). After him are Erich Gamma (1961), Fabio Celestini (1975), Leonardo Piepoli (1971), DJ Antoine (1975), Patrick Müller (1976), and Heinz Günthardt (1959).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Switzerland

Among racing drivers born in Switzerland, Gregor Foitek ranks 18Before him are Ottorino Volonterio (1917), Sébastien Buemi (1988), Max de Terra (1918), Albert Scherrer (1908), Jo Vonlanthen (1942), and Jean-Denis Délétraz (1963). After him are Franco Forini (1958), Mick Schumacher (1999), Thomas Lüthi (1986), Neel Jani (1983), and Simona de Silvestro (1988).