Mike Hailwood

1940 - 1981

Mike Hailwood

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 430,164 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 51st most popular racing driver.

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  • 430k

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  • 57.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among racing drivers, Mike Hailwood ranks 51 out of 782Before him are Wolfgang von Trips, Jody Scheckter, Kimi Räikkönen, Carroll Shelby, Arturo Merzario, and Tazio Nuvolari. After him are Maria Teresa de Filippis, Patrick Depailler, Didier Pironi, Jacques Laffite, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, and Lucien Bianchi.

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Among people born in 1940, Mike Hailwood ranks 90Before him are Sepp Piontek, Milena Dravić, Nobuyoshi Araki, Marlène Jobert, Alan Kay, and Dionne Warwick. After him are Linda Gray, Thomas A. Steitz, Frida Boccara, Vittorio Storaro, Phil Ochs, and Fabrizio De André. Among people deceased in 1981, Mike Hailwood ranks 43Before him are David Wechsler, Will Durant, Omar Torrijos, Karl Richter, Lobsang Rampa, and Bernard Lee. After him are Josep Pla, Heinz Kohut, Rómulo Betancourt, Mao Dun, Lotte Lenya, and Gyula Lóránt.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mike Hailwood ranks 981 out of 5,347Before him are Ewan McGregor (1971), Allan Pinkerton (1819), Smithson Tennant (1761), Louise of Great Britain (1724), Samuel Pepys (1633), and Woodes Rogers (1679). After him are Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883), Denholm Elliott (1922), Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), Anne Hyde (1637), Joseph Addison (1672), and James Mason (1909).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Mike Hailwood ranks 10Before him are Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Stirling Moss (1929), and Damon Hill (1960). After him are Tom Pryce (1949), Lewis Hamilton (1985), Roger Williamson (1948), Colin McRae (1968), David Purley (1945), and Guy Edwards (1942).

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