Mike Hailwood

1940 - 1981

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Stanley Michael Bailey Hailwood, (2 April 1940 – 23 March 1981) was a British professional motorcycle racer and racing driver. He is regarded by many as one of the greatest racers of all time. He competed in the Grand Prix motorcycle world championships from 1958 to 1967 and in Formula One between 1963 and 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Hailwood has received more than 561,435 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Mike Hailwood is the 51st most popular racing driver, the 1,016th 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 888Before 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 1,016 out of 6,924Before 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).