Olivier Panis

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Olivier Jean Denis Marie Panis (French pronunciation: [ɔ.li.vje pa.nis]; born 2 September 1966) is a French former racing driver. Panis raced in Formula One for ten seasons, earning his first and only win at the 1996 Monaco Grand Prix for the Ligier team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olivier Panis has received more than 471,403 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Olivier Panis is the 169th most popular racing driver (up from 170th in 2019), the 3,114th most popular biography from France (down from 3,023rd in 2019) and the 27th most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Olivier Panis ranks 169 out of 1,080Before him are Stéphane Peterhansel, Johnny Cecotto, Timo Salonen, Giancarlo Baghetti, Slim Borgudd, and Bob Anderson. After him are Juan Pablo Montoya, Nico Rosberg, Attilio Bettega, Renzo Zorzi, Hans Herrmann, and Raymond Sommer.

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Among people born in 1966, Olivier Panis ranks 95Before him are Stephen Baldwin, Kiko, Princess Akishino, Jeff Buckley, Irène Jacob, Ali-Reza Pahlavi, and Rick Astley. After him are Müller, Åsa Larsson, Miguel Ángel Nadal, Bai Ling, Raimonds Vējonis, and Teddy Sheringham.

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In France

Among people born in France, Olivier Panis ranks 3,114 out of 6,770Before him are George Onslow (1784), Albert Batteux (1919), Hervé Bazin (1911), Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet (1821), Fud Leclerc (1924), and Jean de Roquetaillade (1310). After him are Pascal Greggory (1954), Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (1798), Henri Maspero (1883), Michel Duchaussoy (1938), Georges Lefebvre (1874), and Étienne Pivert de Senancour (1770).


Among racing drivers born in France, Olivier Panis ranks 27Before him are Jo Schlesser (1928), Paul Frère (1917), Henri Pescarolo (1942), Louis Rosier (1905), Didier Auriol (1958), and Stéphane Peterhansel (1965). After him are Raymond Sommer (1906), Paul Belmondo (1963), Johnny Servoz-Gavin (1942), Philippe Streiff (1955), Harry Schell (1921), and Jean Ragnotti (1945).