Mike Parkes

1931 - 1977

Mike Parkes

Michael Johnson Parkes (born 24 September 1931 in Richmond, Surrey; died 28 August 1977 near Riva presso Chieri, Italy) was a British racing driver, from England. Parkes was born into an automotive background as his father John, was Chairman of the Alvis Group.He participated in seven Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 18 July 1959. He achieved two podiums, and scored a total of 14 championship points. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Parkes has received more than 51,340 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 287th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Mike Parkes ranks 287 out of 782Before him are Johnny Claes, Luiz Bueno, Jean-Claude Andruet, Giovanna Amati, Attilio Bettega, and Stéphane Peterhansel. After him are Cesare Perdisa, Jean Lucas, Karl Wendlinger, Alex Ribeiro, Érik Comas, and Bruno Ruffo.

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Among people born in 1931, Mike Parkes ranks 250Before him are Robert Stephens, Moira Orfei, Vance D. Brand, Allen Klein, Galina Zybina, and Mikael Tariverdiev. After him are Agustín García-Gasco Vicente, Sergio Obeso Rivera, Regis Philbin, Shirley Verrett, Tamara Tyshkevich, and Alvin Ailey. Among people deceased in 1977, Mike Parkes ranks 129Before him are Son Ngoc Thanh, Konstantin Fedin, Martí Ventolrà, Ivan Fedyuninsky, Franco Rol, and Nicolae Kovács. After him are Ilia Vekua, Roberto Emílio da Cunha, Lūcija Garūta, Ulises Poirier, Nellie Tayloe Ross, and Hans Erich Nossack.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mike Parkes ranks 2,658 out of 5,347Before him are Muriel Robb (1878), Anne Bradstreet (1612), Hilary Mantel (1952), Kathleen McKane Godfree (1896), William Bradford (null), and Matthew Vaughn (1971). After him are Mel Collins (1947), Naveen Andrews (1969), I. A. Richards (1893), James Milner (1986), A. J. P. Taylor (1906), and Paul Cook (1956).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Mike Parkes ranks 49Before him are Cliff Allison (1932), Brian Redman (1937), Trevor Taylor (1936), Alan Brown (1919), Johnny Herbert (1964), and Peter Whitehead (1914). After him are Derek Warwick (1954), Innes Ireland (1930), Martin Brundle (1959), Derek Bell (1941), Dave Charlton (1936), and Richard Burns (1971).

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