Leslie Thorne

1916 - 1993

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Leslie Thorne (23 June 1916 in Greenock, Inverclyde – 13 July 1993 in Troon, South Ayrshire) was a British racing driver from Scotland. He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, 1954 British Grand Prix, where he finished 14th and scored no championship points. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leslie Thorne has received more than 12,867 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Leslie Thorne is the 596th most popular racing driver, the 4,544th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 97th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Leslie Thorne ranks 596 out of 888Before him are Walt Faulkner, Julian Bailey, David Walker, Carlos Checa, Sakon Yamamoto, and Ian Raby. After him are Domenico Schiattarella, Henry Banks, Tony Trimmer, Horace Gould, Hap Sharp, and Trevor Blokdyk.

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Among people born in 1916, Leslie Thorne ranks 230Before him are Kåre Holt, Frank Parker, George Montgomery, Martha Raye, Walker Percy, and Marie Wilson. After him are Günther Ortmann, Gene Mako, Don Keefer, Tony Bettenhausen, Rochelle Hudson, and Forrest J Ackerman. Among people deceased in 1993, Leslie Thorne ranks 225Before him are Leon Ames, Wallace Stegner, Evelyne Hall, Ray Gillen, Clifford Jordan, and Karl Gordon Henize. After him are Hap Sharp, Glenn Corbett, Irene Sharaff, Ruby Keeler, Charles Adkins, and Joe Fortenberry.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Leslie Thorne ranks 4,544 out of 6,924Before him are Billy Liddell (1922), Julian Bailey (1961), Des'ree (1968), Joe Cornish (1968), Ian Raby (1921), and Jodhi May (1975). After him are Jason Orange (1970), Henry Banks (1913), George Fenton (1950), James Larkin (1876), Peter McParland (1934), and Gem Archer (1966).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Leslie Thorne ranks 97Before him are Bob Gerard (1914), Chris Craft (1939), Allan McNish (1969), Arthur Owen (1915), Julian Bailey (1961), and Ian Raby (1921). After him are Henry Banks (1913), Tony Trimmer (1943), Horace Gould (1921), Alexander Albon (1996), Ralph Firman (1975), and John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute (1958).