Phil Hill

1927 - 2008

Phil Hill

Philip Toll Hill Jr. (April 20, 1927 – August 28, 2008) was an American automobile racer and the only American-born driver to win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship (Mario Andretti, an Italian American driver, won the World Drivers' Championship in 1978, but was not born in the United States). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Hill has received more than 401,340 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 37th most popular racing driver.

Memorability Metrics

  • 400k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among racing drivers, Phil Hill ranks 37 out of 782Before him are Helmut Marko, Valentino Rossi, François Cevert, Louis Chiron, Denny Hulme, and Mika Häkkinen. After him are Lorenzo Bandini, Pierre Levegh, Damon Hill, Jean Todt, Lella Lombardi, and Gerhard Berger.

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Among people born in 1927, Phil Hill ranks 56Before him are Jacques Mayol, Marvin Minsky, Sydney Brenner, Steve Ditko, Robert Noyce, and Raúl Alfonsín. After him are Vernon L. Smith, John Vane, Kurt Masur, George C. Scott, Romano Mussolini, and Ram Narayan. Among people deceased in 2008, Phil Hill ranks 49Before him are Dražan Jerković, Jörg Haider, Tassos Papadopoulos, Dino Risi, Joshua Lederberg, and Horst Tappert. After him are Chiara Lubich, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Lansana Conté, Bettie Page, Hugo Claus, and Mauricio Kagel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Phil Hill ranks 1,144 out of 12,171Before him are George F. Kennan (1904), Douglas Osheroff (1945), Robert Aldrich (1918), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), Kevin Bacon (1958), and Gerald Edelman (1929). After him are Neale Donald Walsch (1943), Stanley Miller (1930), Richard Winters (1918), Alan Greenspan (1926), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), and John Foster Dulles (1888).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Phil Hill ranks 1After him are Carroll Shelby (1923), Brett Lunger (1945), Richie Ginther (1930), Peter Revson (1939), Dan Gurney (1931), Kenny Roberts (1951), Mark Donohue (1937), Manny Ayulo (1921), Wayne Rainey (1960), Nicky Hayden (1981), and Lee Wallard (1910).

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