Mike Hailwood

1940 - 1981

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Stanley Michael Bailey Hailwood, (2 April 1940 – 23 March 1981) was a British Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He is regarded by many as one of the greatest racers of all time.Hailwood was known as "Mike The Bike" because of his natural riding ability on bikes with a range of engine capacities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Hailwood has received more than 462,823 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Mike Hailwood is the 51st most popular racing driver, the 1,017th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 980th in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Mike Hailwood ranks 51 out of 888. Before him are Lorenzo Bandini, Tazio Nuvolari, Jody Scheckter, Wolfgang von Trips, Kimi Räikkönen, and Alan Jones. After him are Jacques Laffite, Pierre Levegh, Maria Teresa de Filippis, René Arnoux, Didier Pironi, and Patrick Depailler.

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Among people born in 1940, Mike Hailwood ranks 93Before him are Arieh Warshel, Katharine Ross, Sepp Piontek, Rudi Dutschke, Masahiro Hamazaki, and Nobuyoshi Araki. After him are Fabrizio De André, Wilma Rudolph, Frida Boccara, Alan Kay, Régis Debray, and Phil Ochs. Among people deceased in 1981, Mike Hailwood ranks 44Before him are Leo Kanner, Lobsang Rampa, Bill Shankly, Bernard Lee, Karl Richter, and Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark. After him are Lotte Lenya, Prince Yasuhiko Asaka, Gyula Lóránt, Heinz Kohut, Mao Dun, and Josep Pla.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mike Hailwood ranks 1,017 out of 6,924. Before him are Alexander Mackenzie (1764), Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), John William Polidori (1795), Michael Palin (1943), Hugh Griffith (1912), and Margaret Rutherford (1892). After him are Margaret Burbidge (1919), William Bligh (1754), Dave Gahan (1962), Anna Atkins (1799), A. J. Ayer (1910), and George Vancouver (1757).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Mike Hailwood ranks 11Before him are Stirling Moss (1929), Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), and Damon Hill (1960). After him are Lewis Hamilton (1985), Piers Courage (1942), David Purley (1945), Tom Pryce (1949), Alfonso de Portago (1928), and Peter Collins (1931).

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