Patrick Tambay

1949 - Today

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Patrick Daniel Tambay (born 25 June 1949) is a French former racing driver. He competed in 123 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, winning twice, securing five pole positions and scoring a total of 103 Championship points. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Tambay has received more than 173,258 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Patrick Tambay is the 91st most popular racing driver (up from 105th in 2019), the 2,079th most popular biography from France (up from 2,167th in 2019) and the 15th most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Patrick Tambay ranks 91 out of 888Before him are David Purley, Elio de Angelis, Arturo Merzario, Tom Pryce, Alfonso de Portago, and Luigi Musso. After him are Peter Collins, Carlos Pace, Onofre Marimón, Ralf Schumacher, Henri Toivonen, and Roger Williamson.

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Among people born in 1949, Patrick Tambay ranks 117Before him are Tom Pryce, Sergei Bagapsh, Jeremy Corbyn, Marc Ravalomanana, Kgalema Motlanthe, and Ward Cunningham. After him are Pam Grier, Carlos Bianchi, Dubravka Ugrešić, Patrick Duffy, Elizabeth Warren, and Brent Spiner.

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Among people born in France, Patrick Tambay ranks 2,079 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Loup Chrétien (1938), André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (1819), Guillaume Dupuytren (1777), Françoise Dolto (1908), Jean Paulhan (1884), and Odo III, Duke of Burgundy (1166). After him are Henriette of Cleves (1542), Roland Petit (1924), Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta (1772), Luigi Federico Menabrea (1809), René Crevel (1900), and Jacques Charrier (1936).


Among racing drivers born in France, Patrick Tambay ranks 15Before him are Michèle Mouton (1951), Maurice Trintignant (1917), Jean Alesi (1964), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), Jo Schlesser (1928), and Jean Behra (1921). After him are Paul Frère (1917), Henri Pescarolo (1942), Guy Ligier (1930), Jean-Pierre Jarier (1946), Sébastien Loeb (1974), and Jean-Louis Schlesser (1948).