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Perry McCarthy

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Perry Edward McCarthy (born 3 March 1961) is a British racing driver, who drove for the Andrea Moda team in Formula One in 1992, though never making it into a race, before moving into sportscars, including driving in the 24 Hours of Le Mans five times between 1996 and 2003. McCarthy also portrayed The Stig in the first two series of the revamped version of BBC motoring show Top Gear. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Perry McCarthy has received more than 1,243,966 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Perry McCarthy is the 626th most popular racing driver (down from 503rd in 2019), the 4,959th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,187th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Perry McCarthy ranks 626 out of 888Before him are Rob Schroeder, Mikko Hirvonen, Paul Hawkins, George Follmer, Christian Klien, and Philippe Adams. After him are Marcus Ericsson, Pierre-Henri Raphanel, Pat Flaherty, Markus Winkelhock, Robert La Caze, and John Cannon.

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Among people born in 1961, Perry McCarthy ranks 439Before him are Israel Tsvaygenbaum, Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Timothy Geithner, Scott Cohen, Ersun Yanal, and Aleksandr Kurlovich. After him are Debbi Peterson, Pierre-Henri Raphanel, Ludger Stühlmeyer, Moeketsi Majoro, Laura Boldrini, and Jorge Barrios.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Perry McCarthy ranks 4,959 out of 7,765Before him are Bartholomew Gosnold (1572), Francis Walker (1809), Passenger (1984), John Stainer (1840), Thomas Linacre (1460), and Clive Brook (1887). After him are Clare Higgins (1955), Rupert Penry-Jones (1970), Stephen Mangan (1968), Jermain Defoe (1982), Antony Tudor (1908), and Ken Hughes (1922).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Perry McCarthy ranks 103Before him are Geoffrey Crossley (1921), John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute (1958), Brian Naylor (1923), Bob Gerard (1914), George Russell (1998), and Alexander Albon (1996). After him are John Cannon (1933), Horace Gould (1921), Bruce Halford (1931), Julian Bailey (1961), Kenny Acheson (1957), and Alan Rees (1938).