Jim Clark

1936 - 1968

Jim Clark

James Clark Jr. OBE (4 March 1936 – 7 April 1968) was a British Formula One racing driver from Scotland, who won two World Championships, in 1963 and 1965. A versatile driver, he competed in sports cars, touring cars and in the Indianapolis 500, which he won in 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Clark has received more than 1,378,769 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 15th most popular racing driver.

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  • 4.05

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Among racing drivers, Jim Clark ranks 15 out of 782Before him are Giuseppe Farina, Emerson Fittipaldi, Alberto Ascari, Jack Brabham, Clay Regazzoni, and Jochen Rindt. After him are Graham Hill, Nelson Piquet, Gilles Villeneuve, Ronnie Peterson, Keke Rosberg, and Bruce McLaren.

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Among people born in 1936, Jim Clark ranks 29Before him are Ismail Kadare, Zubin Mehta, Wilt Chamberlain, Ursula Andress, Michael Landon, and Burt Reynolds. After him are Harald zur Hausen, Aga Khan IV, Buddy Holly, Georges Perec, Virna Lisi, and Roy Orbison. Among people deceased in 1968, Jim Clark ranks 18Before him are Trygve Lie, George Gamow, Karl Barth, Max Brod, Georg von Küchler, and Enid Blyton. After him are Carl Theodor Dreyer, Erwin Panofsky, Corneille Heymans, Neal Cassady, Kees van Dongen, and Henry Hallett Dale.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jim Clark ranks 389 out of 5,347Before him are Bobby Moore (1941), Philip Larkin (1922), Stanley Matthews (1915), Samuel Butler (1835), John le Carré (1931), and Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849). After him are Henry Hudson (1570), Randal Cremer (1828), Kate Bush (1958), Graham Hill (1929), Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), and Donald Pleasence (1919).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Jim Clark ranks 3Before him are James Hunt (1947) and Jackie Stewart (1939). After him are Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Stirling Moss (1929), Damon Hill (1960), Mike Hailwood (1940), Tom Pryce (1949), and Lewis Hamilton (1985).

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