RACING DRIVER

Justin Wilson

1978 - 2015

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Justin Boyd Wilson (31 July 1978 – 24 August 2015) was a British professional open-wheel racing driver who competed in Formula One in 2003, the Champ Car World Series (CCWS) from 2004 to 2007 and the IndyCar Series from 2008 to 2015. He won the first Formula Palmer Audi (FPA) in 1998, the International Formula 3000 Championship (IF3000) with Nordic Racing in 2001, and co-won the 2012 24 Hours of Daytona for Michael Shank Racing. Wilson began karting at the age of eight and achieved consistent results, before progressing to car racing in the Formula Vauxhall Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Justin Wilson has received more than 57,063 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Justin Wilson is the 562nd most popular racing driver (down from 530th in 2019), the 4,412th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,642nd in 2019) and the 89th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Justin Wilson ranks 562 out of 888Before him are François Picard, Volker Weidler, Bobby Rahal, Bill Holland, Marcus Ericsson, and Alan Rees. After him are Henry Taylor, Marco Apicella, Duncan Hamilton, Hans Binder, Bob Gerard, and Gastón Mazzacane.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1978, Justin Wilson ranks 191Before him are Gary, Shy Love, Sverrir Gudnason, Jesse Metcalfe, Eric Moussambani, and Mike Bryan. After him are Dedé, Mohamed Aboutrika, Yukari Tamura, Estella Warren, Danna García, and Mariano Puerta. Among people deceased in 2015, Justin Wilson ranks 361Before him are Stephan Beckenbauer, Anne-Marie Lizin, Edward Egan, Brian Friel, Jeanna Friske, and Csaba Fenyvesi. After him are Edward Natapei, Gene Saks, Mariem Hassan, Harry Gallatin, Gerry Byrne, and Kim Fowley.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Justin Wilson ranks 4,412 out of 6,924Before him are Brian Friel (1929), Phil Anderson (1958), Susan Haack (1945), Alan Rees (1938), Guy Pratt (1962), and Joanna Baillie (1762). After him are Orlando Figes (1959), Henry Taylor (1932), Parminder Nagra (1975), Paul McGuigan (1963), Simon Singh (1964), and Isaac Roberts (1829).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Justin Wilson ranks 89Before him are David Brabham (1965), Chris Lawrence (1933), Leslie Johnson (1912), David Hampshire (1917), Cuth Harrison (1906), and Alan Rees (1938). After him are Henry Taylor (1932), Bob Gerard (1914), Chris Craft (1939), Allan McNish (1969), Arthur Owen (1915), and Julian Bailey (1961).