Stefan Bellof

1957 - 1985

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Stefan Bellof (20 November 1957 – 1 September 1985) was a West German racing driver. Bellof was the winner of the Drivers' Championship in the 1984 FIA World Endurance Championship, driving for the factory Rothmans Porsche team. His lap record on the Nordschleife configuration at the Nürburgring, set while qualifying for the 1000 km race in 1983, stood for 35 years, when it was beaten by Timo Bernhard in 2018. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stefan Bellof has received more than 345,324 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Stefan Bellof is the 153rd most popular racing driver (up from 208th in 2019), the 2,692nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 394th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Stefan Bellof ranks 153 out of 888Before him are Olivier Panis, Ignazio Giunti, Olivier Gendebien, Gunnar Nilsson, Louis Rosier, and Roy Salvadori. After him are Geki, Robert Kubica, Richie Ginther, Juan Pablo Montoya, Carel Godin de Beaufort, and Raymond Sommer.

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Among people born in 1957, Stefan Bellof ranks 90Before him are Lucélia Santos, Dan Castellaneta, Patrick Battiston, Nery Pumpido, John Lasseter, and Ray Winstone. After him are Steve Lukather, Bret Hart, Antonio Cabrini, Jaco Van Dormael, Cynthia Rothrock, and Robert Harris. Among people deceased in 1985, Stefan Bellof ranks 88Before him are Sergei Yutkevich, John G. Trump, Vasyl Stus, Lovro von Matačić, Iosif Shklovsky, and Géza Toldi. After him are Víctor Rodríguez Andrade, Élias Sarkis, Helene Engelmann, Kenny Clarke, Gaston Rébuffat, and André Hunebelle.

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Among people born in Germany, Stefan Bellof ranks 2,692 out of 5,289Before him are Thomas Häßler (1966), Eugen Langen (1833), Karl Mollweide (1774), Ernst von Glasersfeld (1917), William Louis, Duke of Württemberg (1647), and Jacques Loeb (1859). After him are Mario Götze (1992), Prince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel (1747), Gabriel Biel (1418), Princess Marie of Baden (1782), Hans Albert (1921), and Johannes Fabricius (1587).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Stefan Bellof ranks 13Before him are Jochen Mass (1946), Ralf Schumacher (1975), Rolf Stommelen (1943), Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1967), Nico Rosberg (1985), and Hans Herrmann (1928). After him are Manfred Winkelhock (1951), Hans-Joachim Stuck (1951), Karl Kling (1910), Nick Heidfeld (1977), Kurt Adolff (1921), and Rudi Fischer (1912).