Perry McCarthy

1961 - Today

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Perry 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 930,330 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Perry McCarthy is the 503rd most popular racing driver (down from 470th in 2019), the 4,196th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,449th in 2019) and the 80th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Perry McCarthy ranks 503 out of 888Before him are Tony Rolt, Kamui Kobayashi, Daijiro Kato, Teddy Pilette, Nasif Estéfano, and Keith Andrews. After him are Vern Schuppan, Christian Danner, Gimax, Ernie Pieterse, Torsten Palm, and Jackie Pretorius.

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Among people born in 1961, Perry McCarthy ranks 310Before him are Zbigniew Zamachowski, Valérie Benguigui, Yannick Stopyra, Yuji Sugano, Kim Delaney, and Stefan Ruzowitzky. After him are Calvin Smith, Mikhail Shishkin, Ann Linde, Gyrðir Elíasson, Javier Hernández, and Bill Hicks.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Perry McCarthy ranks 4,196 out of 6,924Before him are Titus Oates (1649), Alistair Overeem (1980), Benjamin Zephaniah (1958), Denis Lawson (1947), Phil Collen (1957), and Will Poulter (1993). After him are Benjamin Mountfort (1825), Keir Starmer (1962), Kyle Walker (1990), Ian McNeice (1950), Benjamin Wilson (1721), and Lady Charlotte Guest (1812).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Perry McCarthy ranks 80Before him are Geoffrey Crossley (1921), Sam Tingle (1921), Chris Irwin (1942), Ron Flockhart (1923), Jonathan Palmer (1956), and Tony Rolt (1918). After him are Brian Naylor (1923), Jimmy Stewart (1931), David Brabham (1965), Chris Lawrence (1933), Leslie Johnson (1912), and David Hampshire (1917).