Jim Hall

1935 - Today

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Jim 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 26,517 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Jim Hall is the 545th most popular racing driver (down from 525th in 2019), the 9,009th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,246th in 2019) and the 37th most popular American Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Jim Hall ranks 545 out of 888Before him are Gaetano Starrabba, Michael Bleekemolen, David Hampshire, Tony Settember, Ernst Klodwig, and Paddy Driver. After him are Markus Winkelhock, Cristiano da Matta, Bob Bondurant, Cuth Harrison, Boy Hayje, and Nelson Piquet Jr..

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Among people born in 1935, Jim Hall ranks 360Before him are Peter de Klerk, Rudi Hoffmann, Bob Gibson, Justin Francis Rigali, Larry Williams, and Kazimierz Paździor. After him are Carol Shields, Dorothy Provine, Sylvia Robinson, Mary Oliver, Bob Denver, and Egon Franke.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Hall ranks 9,009 out of 15,968Before him are Lee Calhoun (1933), Ruth Roland (1892), William E. Thornton (1929), Brad Anderson (1964), Walker Percy (1916), and Nelly (1974). After him are Eddie Cahill (1978), Anikka Albrite (1988), Buck Owens (1929), Joe E. Brown (1891), Zitkala-Sa (1876), and C. I. Lewis (1883).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Jim Hall ranks 37Before him are Lloyd Ruby (1928), George Amick (1924), Michael Andretti (1962), Bobby Unser (1934), Keith Andrews (1920), and Red Amick (1929). After him are Bob Bondurant (1933), John Kocinski (1968), Bobby Rahal (1953), Bill Holland (1907), Jimmy Bryan (1926), and George Follmer (1934).