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Jim Hall

1935 - Today

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James Ellis Hall (born July 23, 1935, in Abilene, Texas) is a retired American racing driver, race car constructor, and team owner. While he is best known as a car constructor, he was one of the greatest American racing drivers of his generation, capturing consecutive United States Road Racing Championships (1964, 1965), two Road America 500s (1962, 1964), two Watkins Glen Grands Prix for sports cars (1964, 1965), the 1965 Canadian Grand Prix for sports cars, the 1965 Pacific Northwest Grand Prix, and scoring a massive upset at the 1965 12 Hours of Sebring over a contingent of factory-backed Ford GTs, Shelby Daytona Coupes, and Ferrari entries. If anything Hall's accomplishments behind the wheel have been overshadowed by his pivotal contributions to race car design through his series of Chaparral sports racing and Indy cars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Hall has received more than 35,985 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Jim Hall is the 599th most popular racing driver (down from 545th in 2019), the 9,785th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,992nd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular American Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Jim Hall ranks 599 out of 888Before him are Danny Ongais, Eddie Keizan, Rudolf Schoeller, John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute, Brian Naylor, and Bob Gerard. After him are Ott Tänak, Kenneth Eriksson, Jean-Marc Gounon, André Testut, Jean-Denis Délétraz, and George Russell.

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Among people born in 1935, Jim Hall ranks 420Before him are Barbro Martinsson, Vasil Metodiev, Malcolm Bilson, Enzo Robotti, Anaid Iplicjian, and Sylvia Robinson. After him are Rudi Hoffmann, Kazimierz Paździor, Dorothy Provine, Daniel Williams, Carol Shields, and Prem Chopra.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Hall ranks 9,785 out of 18,182Before him are Peyton Randolph (1721), David Halberstam (1934), Susan Dey (1952), Nick Chinlund (1961), Robert Levin (1947), and Karen Nyberg (1969). After him are Clarence White (1944), Eleanor Audley (1905), Jami Gertz (1965), Oscar Apfel (1878), John La Farge (1835), and Pauline Bush (1886).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Jim Hall ranks 42Before him are Red Amick (1929), Keith Andrews (1920), John Kocinski (1968), Pat O'Connor (1928), Bill Holland (1907), and Danny Ongais (1942). After him are Peter Ryan (1940), Sam Hanks (1914), Colin Edwards (1974), Rob Schroeder (1926), George Follmer (1934), and Pat Flaherty (1926).