Pedro Rodríguez

1940 - 1971

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Pedro Rodríguez de la Vega (18 January 1940 – 11 July 1971) was a Mexican Grand Prix motor racing driver. He was the older brother of Ricardo Rodríguez. His most notable successes were in Formula One, where he won the 1967 South African Grand Prix driving a Cooper-Maserati and the 1970 Belgian Grand Prix in a BRM, and in the World Sportscar Championship where he was a principal Porsche factory driver in winning both the 1970 and 1971 titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro Rodríguez has received more than 35,652 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Pedro Rodríguez is the 102nd most popular racing driver (down from 97th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Mexico (down from 82nd in 2019) and the most popular Mexican Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Pedro Rodríguez ranks 102 out of 888Before him are Henri Toivonen, Roger Williamson, Paul Frère, Björn Waldegård, Andrea de Cesaris, and Alex Zanardi. After him are Hannu Mikkola, Jarno Saarinen, Henri Pescarolo, Felipe Massa, Ángel Nieto, and Rolf Stommelen.

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Among people born in 1940, Pedro Rodríguez ranks 154Before him are Jack Nicklaus, Michael Parks, Luis Cubilla, Leonard Susskind, Nicola Di Bari, and Silvio Marzolini. After him are Claire Bretécher, Christoph Eschenbach, Jan Stráský, Abbas El Fassi, David Koch, and Jill St. John. Among people deceased in 1971, Pedro Rodríguez ranks 65Before him are T. V. Soong, Viktor Patsayev, John W. Campbell, Paul Lukas, József Zakariás, and Duane Allman. After him are Hermann Ehrhardt, August Derleth, Amet-khan Sultan, Erich Abraham, Dimitrios Loundras, and Joseph Valachi.

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Among people born in Mexico, Pedro Rodríguez ranks 93 out of 487Before him are Huitzilihuitl (1379), El Santo (1917), Manuel Ponce (1886), Adolfo López Mateos (1909), Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo (1926), and Javier Aguirre (1958). After him are Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas (1934), Thalía (1971), Manuel Uribe (1965), Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), Agustín Lara (1897), and Jorge Negrete (1910).


Among racing drivers born in Mexico, Pedro Rodríguez ranks 1After him are Ricardo Rodríguez (1942), Moisés Solana (1935), Sergio Pérez (1990), Héctor Rebaque (1956), Esteban Gutiérrez (1991), and Salvador Durán (1985).