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Roger Williamson

1948 - 1973

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Roger Williamson (2 February 1948 – 29 July 1973) was a British racing driver, a two time British Formula 3 champion, who died during his second Formula One race, the 1973 Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort Circuit in the Netherlands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Williamson has received more than 448,182 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Roger Williamson is the 78th most popular racing driver (up from 97th in 2019), the 1,273rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,517th in 2019) and the 16th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Roger Williamson ranks 78 out of 888Before him are Jean Alesi, Sebastian Vettel, Jos Verstappen, Vittorio Brambilla, Carlos Pace, and Michèle Mouton. After him are José Froilán González, Arturo Merzario, Chris Amon, Jean Behra, Maurice Trintignant, and Walter Röhrl.

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Among people born in 1948, Roger Williamson ranks 113Before him are Susan Atkins, Joschka Fischer, Michel Suleiman, Hartmut Michel, Alia Al-Hussein, and James Ellroy. After him are Ichirou Mizuki, Christopher A. Pissarides, Mark Phillips, Jimmy Choo, Amadou Toumani Touré, and Carel Struycken. Among people deceased in 1973, Roger Williamson ranks 72Before him are Dickinson W. Richards, Jacques Lipchitz, Károly Kerényi, Milunka Savić, Alexander Orlov, and Robert Ryan. After him are Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Frank Jack Fletcher, Robert Smithson, Hans Globke, Merian C. Cooper, and Bruno Maderna.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Williamson ranks 1,273 out of 7,765Before him are William Stuart-Houston (1911), Thomas Simpson (1710), Robert Fludd (1574), Dusty Springfield (1939), Joseph Paxton (1803), and Michael Ventris (1922). After him are Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565), Adrian Smith (1957), Alexander McQueen (1969), William Walton (1902), Wayne Rooney (1985), and Chris Martin (1977).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Roger Williamson ranks 16Before him are Lewis Hamilton (1985), Damon Hill (1960), Colin McRae (1968), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Peter Collins (1931), and Mike Hailwood (1940). After him are Tom Pryce (1949), David Purley (1945), David Coulthard (1971), John Watson (1946), Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), and Alan Stacey (1933).