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Peter Ryan

1940 - 1962

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Peter Barry Ryan (June 10, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States – July 2, 1962 in Paris, France) was an American-born Canadian racecar driver from Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. He had a short Formula One career. He participated in one Grand Prix, the 1961 United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, finishing ninth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Ryan has received more than 8,682 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Peter Ryan is the 606th most popular racing driver (up from 633rd in 2019), the 9,890th most popular biography from United States (up from 10,073rd in 2019) and the 43rd most popular American Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter Ryan ranks 606 out of 888Before him are Ott Tänak, Kenneth Eriksson, Jean-Marc Gounon, André Testut, Jean-Denis Délétraz, and George Russell. After him are Luigi Piotti, Lamberto Leoni, Mathias Lauda, Sam Hanks, Noritake Takahara, and Alexander Albon.

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Among people born in 1940, Peter Ryan ranks 493Before him are Bruno Nicolè, Daniel Goldin, Rinnat Safin, Ellie Greenwich, Stanislav Stepashkin, and Ugo Colombo. After him are Hasan Muratović, Steve O'Rourke, Terry Dischinger, Mutsuhiko Nomura, Jean-Claude Piumi, and Luis Rubiños. Among people deceased in 1962, Peter Ryan ranks 185Before him are Dorothy Brookshaw, R. H. Tawney, Clara Blandick, Seiichiro Kashio, Edy Reinalter, and Erik Granfelt. After him are Fernand Rigaux, André Roosevelt, Frank Amyot, Ludwig Bemelmans, Ernie Kovacs, and Josiah McCracken.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Ryan ranks 9,890 out of 18,182Before him are Bucky Pizzarelli (1926), Rick Berman (1945), Esther Ralston (1902), Lyle Campbell (1942), Clem Burke (1954), and Charles Ammi Cutter (1837). After him are Peter Shor (1959), Kevin Williamson (1965), Carl Shy (1908), Zach Roerig (1985), Anna Belknap (1972), and Ron Harper (1964).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Peter Ryan ranks 43Before him are Keith Andrews (1920), John Kocinski (1968), Pat O'Connor (1928), Bill Holland (1907), Danny Ongais (1942), and Jim Hall (1935). After him are Sam Hanks (1914), Colin Edwards (1974), Rob Schroeder (1926), George Follmer (1934), Pat Flaherty (1926), and Bobby Rahal (1953).