RACING DRIVER

Jody Scheckter

1950 - Today

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Jody David Scheckter (born 29 January 1950) is a South African business proprietor and former motor racing driver. He competed in Formula One from 1972 to 1980, winning the Drivers' Championship in 1979 with Ferrari. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jody Scheckter has received more than 957,607 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Jody Scheckter is the 47th most popular racing driver (down from 46th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 23rd in 2019) and the most popular South African Racing Driver.

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Jody Scheckter ranks 47 out of 888Before him are Valentino Rossi, Louis Chiron, Gerhard Berger, Damon Hill, Lorenzo Bandini, and Tazio Nuvolari. After him are Wolfgang von Trips, Kimi Räikkönen, Alan Jones, Mike Hailwood, Jacques Laffite, and Pierre Levegh.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Jody Scheckter ranks 47Before him are Vesna Vulović, Bjarne Stroustrup, William H. Macy, Tsugumi Ohba, Christina Onassis, and Jeffery Deaver. After him are Georg Bednorz, Nouri al-Maliki, Julius Erving, Kazuko Hironaka, Alan Silvestri, and Sônia Braga.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Jody Scheckter ranks 24 out of 312Before him are Max Theiler (1899), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (1942), Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (1936), Jan Smuts (1870), Sydney Brenner (1927), and Steve Biko (1946). After him are Allan MacLeod Cormack (1924), Cyril Ramaphosa (1952), Seymour Papert (1928), D. F. Malan (1874), Michael Levitt (1947), and André Brink (1935).

Among RACING DRIVERS In South Africa

Among racing drivers born in South Africa, Jody Scheckter ranks 1After him are Ian Scheckter (1947), Tony Maggs (1937), Ernie Pieterse (1938), Jackie Pretorius (1934), Peter de Klerk (1935), Paddy Driver (1934), Desiré Wilson (1953), Neville Lederle (1938), Doug Serrurier (1920), Trevor Blokdyk (1935), and Eddie Keizan (1944).