Peter Walker

1912 - 1984

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Peter Douglas Conyers Walker (7 October 1912 – 1 March 1984) was an English racing driver. He was born in Huby, Yorkshire and died in Newtown, Worcestershire. He proved a strong driver in most disciplines, but was most adept in sports cars, winning the 1951 24 Hours of Le Mans race, and the Goodwood Nine-Hours in 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Walker has received more than 34,590 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Peter Walker is the 227th most popular racing driver (down from 177th in 2019), the 2,680th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,086th in 2019) and the 40th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter Walker ranks 227 out of 888Before him are Ricardo Zunino, Tim Schenken, Luca Badoer, Peter Gethin, Geoff Duke, and Rudi Fischer. After him are Philippe Streiff, Derek Bell, Carl Scarborough, Umberto Maglioli, Rikky von Opel, and Marc Márquez.

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Among people born in 1912, Peter Walker ranks 191Before him are Wilfrid Sellars, Walter J. Ong, Vlastimil Kopecký, Rashid Nezhmetdinov, Sabiha Kasimati, and Rudi Fischer. After him are Kulyash Baiseitova, Northrop Frye, Nihat Erim, Manuel Rosas, Yusuf Lule, and Laurean Rugambwa. Among people deceased in 1984, Peter Walker ranks 135Before him are Niyazi, Helge Løvland, Giuseppe Tucci, Vincent J. McMahon, Viktor Chukarin, and Marcel Moyse. After him are Red Garland, Ethel Merman, Claude Chevalley, Elizabeth Goudge, Gino Bianco, and Campanal I.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Walker ranks 2,680 out of 6,924Before him are Lytton Strachey (1880), Paul Weller (1958), Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915), Anne Bradstreet (1612), Richard Hakluyt (1552), and Gladys Cooper (1888). After him are Johann von Lamont (1805), Alan Young (1919), Mick Jackson (1943), Dick Parry (1942), Jane Morris (1839), and John Florio (1553).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Peter Walker ranks 40Before him are Colin McRae (1968), Tony Brise (1952), Vic Elford (1935), John Taylor (1933), Peter Gethin (1940), and Geoff Duke (1923). After him are Derek Bell (1941), Derek Warwick (1954), Martin Donnelly (1964), Lance Macklin (1919), George Abecassis (1913), and Mike Parkes (1931).