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Gregor Foitek

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Gregor Foitek (German pronunciation: [ˈɡʁeːɡoːɐ̯ ˈfo.iːtɛk]; 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 61,662 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Gregor Foitek is the 670th most popular racing driver (down from 641st in 2019), the 606th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 533rd in 2019) and the 20th most popular Swiss Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Gregor Foitek ranks 670 out of 888Before him are Troy Bayliss, Claudio Langes, Yuki Tsunoda, Lucas di Grassi, Jean-Christophe Boullion, and Masami Kuwashima. After him are Maverick Viñales, Desiré Wilson, Robert O'Brien, Kazuki Nakajima, Jimmie Johnson, and Kenny Bräck.

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Among people born in 1965, Gregor Foitek ranks 415Before him are Oleg Kotov, Leonel Álvarez, Henrik Andersen, Steve Yzerman, Andy Dick, and Stacey Kent. After him are Zetti, Manolo, Susi Pudjiastuti, Anja Niedringhaus, Nicola Zingaretti, and Kenny Harrison.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Gregor Foitek ranks 606 out of 876Before him are Klaus Tschütscher (1967), Kat Graham (1989), Franco Forini (1958), Lise-Marie Morerod (1956), Hoyte van Hoytema (1971), and Urs Zimmermann (1959). After him are Oscar Camenzind (1971), Reto Ziegler (1986), Nino Schurter (1986), Fabio Celestini (1975), Salvatore Licitra (1968), and Jakob Fuglsang (1985).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Switzerland

Among racing drivers born in Switzerland, Gregor Foitek ranks 20Before him are Heini Walter (1927), Sébastien Buemi (1988), Peter Hirt (1910), Ottorino Volonterio (1917), Jean-Denis Délétraz (1963), and Franco Forini (1958). After him are Thomas Lüthi (1986), Alain Menu (1963), Edoardo Mortara (1987), Dominique Aegerter (1990), Neel Jani (1983), and Simona de Silvestro (1988).