Johnny Thomson

1922 - 1960

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John A. Thomson (April 9, 1922 – September 24, 1960) was an American racecar driver. Thomson was nicknamed "the Flying Scot." He won several championships in midgets and sprint cars before competing in Championship Car (now IndyCar) racing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Thomson has received more than 23,383 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Johnny Thomson is the 609th most popular racing driver, the 9,771st most popular biography from United States and the 47th most popular American Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Johnny Thomson ranks 609 out of 888Before him are Narain Karthikeyan, Antonio Giovinazzi, Bertil Roos, Eddie Keizan, Mikko Hirvonen, and Philippe Adams. After him are Alexander Albon, Pat Flaherty, Ralph Firman, Lamberto Leoni, Paul England, and Jean-Denis Délétraz.

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Among people born in 1922, Johnny Thomson ranks 330Before him are André Buffière, Les Baxter, Grace Paley, Herbert Goldstein, Coleen Gray, and Billy Liddell. After him are Kai Winding, Turhan Bey, Janis Paige, Leslie Marr, Edwin Thompson Jaynes, and John B. Anderson. Among people deceased in 1960, Johnny Thomson ranks 173Before him are I. I. Chundrigar, Jimmy Bryan, Buddy Adler, Clara Kimball Young, J. H. C. Whitehead, and Harry Pollitt. After him are Charlie Buchan, John P. Marquand, Johnny Horton, Hope Emerson, Walter Catlett, and Charles Holden.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Thomson ranks 9,771 out of 15,968Before him are Andrew Hill (1931), Tina Brooks (1932), Jaime King (1979), Eric Christian Olsen (1977), Ariana Richards (1979), and Tisha Campbell-Martin (1968). After him are Cory Booker (1969), Rick Adelman (1946), Pat Flaherty (1926), Christina Hoff Sommers (1950), Donny Osmond (1957), and Oscar Levant (1906).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Johnny Thomson ranks 47Before him are Bill Holland (1907), Jimmy Bryan (1926), George Follmer (1934), Troy Ruttman (1930), Walt Faulkner (1918), and Hap Sharp (1928). After him are Pat Flaherty (1926), Colin Edwards (1974), Tony Bettenhausen (1916), Skip Barber (1936), Sam Hanks (1914), and Peter Ryan (1940).