Henri Pescarolo

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Henri Jacques William Pescarolo (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃.ʁi pɛs.ka.ʁɔ.lo]; born 25 September 1942) is a former racing driver from France. He competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans a record 33 times, winning on four occasions, and won a number of other major sports car events including the 24 Hours of Daytona. He also participated in 64 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, achieving one podium and 12 championship points. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Pescarolo has received more than 270,113 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Henri Pescarolo is the 121st most popular racing driver (down from 107th in 2019), the 2,601st most popular biography from France (down from 2,173rd in 2019) and the 23rd most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Henri Pescarolo ranks 121 out of 1,080Before him are Reine Wisell, Jo Schlesser, Paul Frère, Peter Collins, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, and Gunnar Nilsson. After him are Jos Verstappen, Ludovico Scarfiotti, Thierry Boutsen, Rolf Stommelen, Albert Scherrer, and Helmuth Koinigg.

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Among people born in 1942, Henri Pescarolo ranks 203Before him are Petar Nadoveza, Richard Bohringer, Gemma Jones, Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga, Nguyễn Minh Triết, and Jules Wijdenbosch. After him are Ian Callaghan, Irina Miroshnichenko, Terry Bisson, Leo Nucci, Vyacheslav Zudov, and Hayedeh.

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Among people born in France, Henri Pescarolo ranks 2,601 out of 6,770Before him are Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau (1715), Jamel Debbouze (1975), Louis Lachenal (1921), Louis Camille Maillard (1878), Margaret of Foix (1453), and Aristide Bruant (1851). After him are Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec (1734), Émile Baudot (1845), Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac (1658), Juliette Drouet (1806), Tony Garnier (1869), and Bonne of Artois (1396).


Among racing drivers born in France, Henri Pescarolo ranks 23Before him are Jean Behra (1921), Jean-Pierre Jarier (1946), Robert Manzon (1917), Sébastien Loeb (1974), Jo Schlesser (1928), and Paul Frère (1917). After him are Louis Rosier (1905), Didier Auriol (1958), Stéphane Peterhansel (1965), Olivier Panis (1966), Raymond Sommer (1906), and Paul Belmondo (1963).