Tom Pryce

1949 - 1977

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Thomas Maldwyn Pryce (11 June 1949 – 5 March 1977) was a British racing driver from Wales known for winning the Brands Hatch Race of Champions, a non-championship Formula One race, in 1975 and for the circumstances surrounding his death. Pryce is the only Welsh driver to have won a Formula One race and is also the only Welshman to lead a Formula One World Championship Grand Prix: two laps of the 1975 British Grand Prix. Pryce started his career in Formula One with the small Token team, making his only start for them at the 1974 Belgian Grand Prix. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Pryce has received more than 845,688 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Tom Pryce is the 88th most popular racing driver (down from 62nd in 2019), the 1,446th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,094th in 2019) and the 15th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Tom Pryce ranks 88 out of 888Before him are José Froilán González, Piers Courage, Jean Behra, David Purley, Elio de Angelis, and Arturo Merzario. After him are Alfonso de Portago, Luigi Musso, Patrick Tambay, Peter Collins, Carlos Pace, and Onofre Marimón.

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Among people born in 1949, Tom Pryce ranks 111Before him are Göran Persson, Roger Deakins, Quini, Tommy Ramone, Valentina Matviyenko, and Robert Sternberg. After him are Sergei Bagapsh, Jeremy Corbyn, Marc Ravalomanana, Kgalema Motlanthe, Ward Cunningham, and Patrick Tambay. Among people deceased in 1977, Tom Pryce ranks 67Before him are Takeo Kurita, Hanns Martin Schleyer, Hans Martin Sutermeister, Carl Gustaf von Rosen, Marien Ngouabi, and Alia Al-Hussein. After him are Jacques Tourneur, Princess Margaretha of Sweden, Carlos Pace, Félix Gouin, Erroll Garner, and Arsenio Erico.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tom Pryce ranks 1,446 out of 6,924Before him are John Nelson Darby (1800), Glenn Tipton (1947), Peter Vaughan (1923), Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810), Robert Filmer (1588), and John Hume (1937). After him are Michael Ventris (1922), Julian of Norwich (1342), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Peter Yates (1929), Jeremy Corbyn (1949), and John Blow (1649).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Tom Pryce ranks 15Before him are Mike Hawthorn (1929), Damon Hill (1960), Mike Hailwood (1940), Lewis Hamilton (1985), Piers Courage (1942), and David Purley (1945). After him are Alfonso de Portago (1928), Peter Collins (1931), Roger Williamson (1948), Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), John Watson (1946), and Alan Stacey (1933).