Peter Ashdown

1934 - Today

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Peter Hawthorn Ashdown (born 16 October 1934 in Danbury, Essex) is a former motor racing driver. He drove in a single Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, racing a Cooper. Prior to Formula One, he was one of the leaders of the British Formula Junior scene, but an accident at Rouen-Les-Essarts in 1958, in which he broke his collarbone, considerably hampered his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Ashdown has received more than 14,926 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Peter Ashdown is the 649th most popular racing driver (down from 608th in 2019), the 4,774th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 111th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter Ashdown ranks 649 out of 888Before him are Tim Parnell, Mauri Rose, Anthony Davidson, Robert O'Brien, Bob Sweikert, and Shinji Nakano. After him are Timmy Mayer, Antônio Pizzonia, Jean-Christophe Boullion, Tiff Needell, Masami Kuwashima, and Giorgio Pantano.

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Among people born in 1934, Peter Ashdown ranks 408Before him are Norma Croker, Noel Harrison, Peter Arnett, Ron Flowers, David Malouf, and Mahendra Kapoor. After him are N. Scott Momaday, Al Freeman Jr., Carl Levin, Charley Pride, Jonathan Miller, and Jerry Nelson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Ashdown ranks 4,774 out of 6,924Before him are Paddy Considine (1973), Conrad Lant (1963), Duncan James (1978), John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair (1847), Max Hastings (1945), and Jamie Bamber (1973). After him are Hazel Court (1926), Imogen Poots (1989), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (1985), Victoria Tennant (1950), Martyn Poliakoff (1947), and Juno Temple (1989).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Peter Ashdown ranks 111Before him are Leslie Marr (1922), Bruce Halford (1931), John Cannon (1933), Tony Crook (1920), Tim Parnell (1932), and Anthony Davidson (1979). After him are Tiff Needell (1951), Gerry Ashmore (1936), Eric Brandon (1920), Dave Morgan (1944), Rupert Keegan (1955), and Richard Robarts (1944).