Roy Salvadori

1922 - 2012

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Roy Francesco Salvadori (12 May 1922 – 3 June 2012) was a British racing driver and team manager. He was born in Dovercourt, Essex, to parents of Italian descent. He graduated to Formula One by 1952 and competed regularly until 1962 for a succession of teams including Cooper, Vanwall, BRM, Aston Martin and Connaught. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Salvadori has received more than 133,000 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Roy Salvadori is the 152nd most popular racing driver (up from 210th in 2019), the 2,059th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,278th in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Roy Salvadori ranks 152 out of 888Before him are Luigi Villoresi, Olivier Panis, Ignazio Giunti, Olivier Gendebien, Gunnar Nilsson, and Louis Rosier. After him are Stefan Bellof, Geki, Robert Kubica, Richie Ginther, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Carel Godin de Beaufort.

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Among people born in 1922, Roy Salvadori ranks 183Before him are Alan Perlis, Gilberto Agustoni, Gerda Steinhoff, Maila Nurmi, Francisco Aramburu, and Adil Çarçani. After him are William Baumol, Elsa Joubert, Luiz Bonfá, Khiuaz Dospanova, Egon Bahr, and Vsevolod Bobrov. Among people deceased in 2012, Roy Salvadori ranks 148Before him are Josef Škvorecký, Henry Hill, Sally Ride, Jack Tramiel, Maxim of Bulgaria, and Lisa Della Casa. After him are Celeste Holm, Han Suyin, Pahiño, Vitaly Vorotnikov, Rajesh Khanna, and Jack Klugman.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roy Salvadori ranks 2,059 out of 6,924Before him are Harriet Martineau (1802), Sylvester McCoy (1943), Ray Winstone (1957), Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto (1751), Thor Vilhjálmsson (1925), and Cecil Beaton (1904). After him are Richard Addinsell (1904), J. Stuart Blackton (1875), George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon (1827), Ian Khama (1953), Joss Ackland (1928), and Ford Madox Ford (1873).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Roy Salvadori ranks 25Before him are Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), John Watson (1946), Alan Stacey (1933), Eddie Irvine (1965), David Coulthard (1971), and Chris Bristow (1937). After him are Jenson Button (1980), Bob Anderson (1931), Phil Read (1939), Divina Galica (1944), Guy Edwards (1942), and Tony Brooks (1932).