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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. Ashdown had trained as a vehicle mechanic, and had been a few years in the Royal Air Force when he started racing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Ashdown has received more than 20,924 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Ashdown is the 646th most popular racing driver (up from 649th in 2019), the 5,058th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,762nd in 2019) and the 110th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter Ashdown ranks 646 out of 888Before him are Julian Bailey, Franco Forini, Ernst Klodwig, Johnny Thomson, Kenny Acheson, and Alan Rees. After him are Duncan Hamilton, Henry Banks, Chris Lawrence, Narain Karthikeyan, Jimmy Bryan, and Fabio Quartararo.

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Among people born in 1934, Peter Ashdown ranks 465Before him are Ken Matthews, Sydney Schanberg, Peter Arnett, Shirley Scott, Nidal Al Achkar, and Ed Flanders. After him are Carl Levin, Noel Harrison, Hans Mild, James Flynn, Charley Pride, and Al Freeman Jr..

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Ashdown ranks 5,058 out of 7,765Before him are Hablot Knight Browne (1815), Alan Rees (1938), Harold Whitlock (1903), Sydney Camm (1893), Anne Reid (1935), and Heather Mills (1968). After him are James Marsh (1963), Toby Regbo (1991), Graham Taylor (1944), Saskia Reeves (1961), Nick Land (1962), and Richard Tandy (1948).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Peter Ashdown ranks 110Before him are John Cannon (1933), Horace Gould (1921), Bruce Halford (1931), Julian Bailey (1961), Kenny Acheson (1957), and Alan Rees (1938). After him are Henry Banks (1913), Chris Lawrence (1933), Mike Wilds (1946), David Hobbs (1939), Michael Park (1966), and Tony Crook (1920).