Ian Ashley

1947 - Today

Ian Ashley

Ian Hugh Gordon Ashley (born 26 October 1947 in Wuppertal, Germany) is a British-German racing driver who raced in Formula One for the Token, Williams, BRM and Hesketh teams. Ashley began racing in 1966 when he took a course at the Jim Russell Racing School. He was fast but rather erratic, and soon earned the nickname "Crashley". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Ashley has received more than 29,602 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 466th most popular racing driver.

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among racing drivers, Ian Ashley ranks 468 out of 782Before him are Sam Hanks, Harry Blanchard, Marc Gené, Gerino Gerini, Michael May, and Keith Andrews. After him are Jackie Pretorius, Perry McCarthy, John Miles, André Testut, Otto Stuppacher, and Chris Irwin.

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Among people born in 1947, Ian Ashley ranks 427Before him are Arlo Guthrie, Tillman Thomas, Tracey Walter, Alexander Tikhonov, Bob Houghton, and Gregory Chaitin. After him are Otto Stuppacher, Malcolm Ranjith, Afanasijs Kuzmins, Hubert Védrine, Yordanka Blagoeva, and Franco Trappoli.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ian Ashley ranks 3,021 out of 3,763Before him are Stefan Raab (1966), Michael May (1934), Raimond Aumann (1963), Cem Özdemir (1965), Christopher Franke (1953), and Susanne Lothar (1960). After him are Frank Schätzing (1957), Egon Günther (1927), Rainer Woelki (1956), Friedhelm Funkel (1953), Wolfgang Paul (1940), and Kiki Smith (1954).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Ian Ashley ranks 32Before him are Jutta Kleinschmidt (1962), Nico Hülkenberg (1987), Günther Bechem (1921), Fritz Riess (1922), Theo Helfrich (null), and Michael May (1934). After him are Joachim Winkelhock (1960), Rudolf Krause (1907), Christian Danner (1958), Helmut Niedermayr (1915), Ernst Klodwig (1903), and Volker Weidler (1962).

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