Peter Gethin

1940 - 2011

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Peter Kenneth Gethin (21 February 1940 – 5 December 2011) was a British racing driver from England. He participated in 31 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 21 June 1970. He won the 1971 Italian Grand Prix in the fastest average speed in Formula One history, but this was his only podium finish. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Gethin has received more than 75,593 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Gethin is the 224th most popular racing driver (down from 222nd in 2019), the 2,657th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,353rd in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter Gethin ranks 224 out of 888Before him are Marcus Grönholm, Alex Soler-Roig, JJ Lehto, Ricardo Zunino, Tim Schenken, and Luca Badoer. After him are Geoff Duke, Rudi Fischer, Peter Walker, Philippe Streiff, Derek Bell, and Carl Scarborough.

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Among people born in 1940, Peter Gethin ranks 264Before him are Souleymane Cissé, Uwe Timm, Gennadi Strekalov, Ansumane Mané, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, and Jorma Kaukonen. After him are Jesús López Cobos, Léon Semmeling, Frankie Avalon, Barry Corbin, Levon Helm, and Giacomo Bulgarelli. Among people deceased in 2011, Peter Gethin ranks 203Before him are Andrée Chedid, Seve Ballesteros, George Shearing, Bernd Eichinger, Jean Bartik, and Takaji Mori. After him are Sargent Shriver, Patrick Leigh Fermor, M. F. Husain, Jean Tabary, Valery Rozhdestvensky, and Attilio Pavesi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Gethin ranks 2,657 out of 6,924Before him are Bob Shaw (1931), Edith Durham (1863), David Morrissey (1964), Jimmy Bain (1947), Bob Fitzsimmons (1863), and Ida of Bernicia (450). After him are Toby Jones (1966), Isabella Beeton (1836), Matthew Vaughn (1971), Robert Simson (1687), Graham McTavish (1961), and Daniel Jones (1881).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Peter Gethin ranks 38Before him are Jackie Oliver (1942), Johnny Herbert (1964), Colin McRae (1968), Tony Brise (1952), Vic Elford (1935), and John Taylor (1933). After him are Geoff Duke (1923), Peter Walker (1912), Derek Bell (1941), Derek Warwick (1954), Martin Donnelly (1964), and Lance Macklin (1919).