Henri Pescarolo

1942 - Today

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Henri Jacques William Pescarolo (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 206,638 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Henri Pescarolo is the 105th most popular racing driver (down from 104th in 2019), the 2,241st most popular biography from France (down from 2,153rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Henri Pescarolo ranks 105 out of 888Before him are Björn Waldegård, Andrea de Cesaris, Alex Zanardi, Pedro Rodríguez, Hannu Mikkola, and Jarno Saarinen. After him are Felipe Massa, Ángel Nieto, Rolf Stommelen, Jo Bonnier, Stuart Lewis-Evans, and Ludovico Scarfiotti.

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Among people born in 1942, Henri Pescarolo ranks 172Before him are Fradique de Menezes, Fraser Stoddart, Věra Čáslavská, Günter Wallraff, Hannu Mikkola, and Péter Nádas. After him are Zhou Yongkang, Michel Kafando, Curtis Mayfield, Péter Medgyessy, Sixto Rodriguez, and Milton Nascimento.

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Among people born in France, Henri Pescarolo ranks 2,241 out of 5,234Before him are Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany (1391), Pierre Dupont de l'Étang (1765), Peter Bartholomew (1100), Francis Jammes (1868), Marcellin Champagnat (1789), and Jean Ferrat (1930). After him are Bernadette Lafont (1938), Paul Morand (1888), Nicolas Sanson (1600), William of Conches (1080), Antoine Coysevox (1640), and Jacques Audiard (1952).


Among racing drivers born in France, Henri Pescarolo ranks 17Before him are Jean Alesi (1964), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), Jo Schlesser (1928), Jean Behra (1921), Patrick Tambay (1949), and Paul Frère (1917). After him are Guy Ligier (1930), Jean-Pierre Jarier (1946), Sébastien Loeb (1974), Jean-Louis Schlesser (1948), Olivier Panis (1966), and Louis Rosier (1905).