Peter Whitehead

1914 - 1958

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Peter Nield Whitehead (12 November 1914 – 21 September 1958) was a British racing driver. He was born in Menston, Yorkshire and was killed in an accident at Lasalle, France, during the Tour de France endurance race. A cultured, knowledgeable and well-travelled racer, he was excellent in sports cars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Whitehead has received more than 9,624 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Whitehead is the 341st most popular racing driver (down from 275th in 2019), the 3,383rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,624th in 2019) and the 60th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter Whitehead ranks 341 out of 888Before him are Adrian Sutil, Giorgio Francia, Christian Fittipaldi, Roberto Bonomi, Joe Fry, and Eugène Martin. After him are Sergio Mantovani, Ettore Chimeri, Emanuele Pirro, Eddie Cheever, Casey Stoner, and Jean Lucas.

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Among people born in 1914, Peter Whitehead ranks 242Before him are Harry Winter, Sven Jacobsson, Béatrix Beck, Carlos Menditeguy, Julio Caro Baroja, and Karel Kolský. After him are Sonny Boy Williamson I, Hermann Pilnik, Emmanuel Roblès, Astrid Henning-Jensen, Michael Grant, and John Hersey. Among people deceased in 1958, Peter Whitehead ranks 119Before him are Nikolay Zabolotsky, Douglas Mawson, Douglas Hartree, Henryk Arctowski, Robert Lindsay, and Norman Bel Geddes. After him are Cyril M. Kornbluth, Petr Bezruč, Bhagwan Das, Estelle Taylor, Harry Cohn, and John Marshall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Whitehead ranks 3,383 out of 6,924Before him are Pybba of Mercia (570), Michael Frayn (1933), Harold Kitson (1874), Peter Sinfield (1943), Asa Butterfield (1997), and Nick Park (1958). After him are Jane Ellen Harrison (1850), William Dobson (1610), Una O'Connor (1880), Patrick Abercrombie (1879), William Harrison Ainsworth (1805), and Natalia Tena (1984).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Peter Whitehead ranks 60Before him are Cliff Allison (1932), Martin Brundle (1959), Reg Parnell (1911), Dave Charlton (1936), Richard Attwood (1940), and Joe Fry (1915). After him are Alan Brown (1919), Innes Ireland (1930), Richard Burns (1971), Kenneth McAlpine (1920), Peter Arundell (1933), and Ivor Bueb (1923).