Richard Attwood

1940 - Today

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Richard James David "Dickie" Attwood (born 4 April 1940, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire) is a British motor racing driver, from England. During his career he raced for the BRM, Lotus and Cooper Formula One teams. He competed in 17 World Championship Grands Prix, achieved one podium and scored a total of 11 championship points. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Attwood has received more than 169,106 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Richard Attwood is the 433rd most popular racing driver (down from 431st in 2019), the 3,905th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,933rd in 2019) and the 69th most popular British Racing Driver.

Memorability Metrics

  • 170k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.03

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Richard Attwoods by language

Over the past year Richard Attwood has had the most page views in the with 21,266 views, followed by German (2,937), and French (1,909). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (89.63%), Egyptian Arabic (78.64%), and Spanish (40.54%)


Among racing drivers, Richard Attwood ranks 433 out of 1,080Before him are Loris Capirossi, Michael Bleekemolen, Ken Wharton, Roger Penske, Karel Loprais, and Bernd Schneider. After him are Moisés Solana, Mário de Araújo Cabral, Héctor Rebaque, Eric van de Poele, Jan Flinterman, and Eric Thompson.

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Among people born in 1940, Richard Attwood ranks 412Before him are Vojislav Melić, Van McCoy, Alex Trebek, Liang Guanglie, Yamini Krishnamurthy, and Francisco Toledo. After him are David Jason, Manuel Esquivel, Marju Lauristin, Gianni De Michelis, Patrick Leahy, and Héctor Silva.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Attwood ranks 3,905 out of 8,785Before him are Charles Bennett (1870), John Taylor (1960), William Townsend Aiton (1766), Guy Butler (1899), Mary Adela Blagg (1858), and Archibald Geikie (1835). After him are Geoffrey Lawrence, 1st Baron Oaksey (1880), David Jason (1940), Ray Reardon (1932), Julian Richings (1955), Ælfthryth, wife of Edgar (940), and Celia Imrie (1952).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Richard Attwood ranks 69Before him are Chris Irwin (1942), Ivor Bueb (1923), Lance Macklin (1919), Leslie Johnson (1912), Tom Walkinshaw (1946), and Ken Wharton (1916). After him are Eric Thompson (1919), Brian Henton (1946), Trevor Taylor (1936), Brian Naylor (1923), Chris Lawrence (1933), and Geoff Lees (1951).