Tom Pryce

1949 - 1977

Tom Pryce

Thomas Maldwyn Pryce (11 June 1949 – 5 March 1977) was a British racing driver from Wales, famous 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 650,911 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 62nd most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Tom Pryce ranks 62 out of 782Before him are Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Lucien Bianchi, Vittorio Brambilla, Rudolf Caracciola, René Arnoux, and Jo Siffert. After him are Riccardo Patrese, Alan Jones, Lewis Hamilton, Luigi Fagioli, Ari Vatanen, and Rubens Barrichello.

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Among people born in 1949, Tom Pryce ranks 76Before him are Marc Ravalomanana, Paloma Picasso, Salif Keita, José Ramos-Horta, Sissy Spacek, and Miuccia Prada. After him are Tom Berenger, Ashraf Ghani, Paul Rodgers, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, José Pékerman, and Carl Bildt. Among people deceased in 1977, Tom Pryce ranks 51Before him are Jan Patočka, Alia Al-Hussein, Lee Miller, Sepp Herberger, Oskar Morgenstern, and Stephen Boyd. After him are Hans Martin Sutermeister, Juan Velasco Alvarado, Paul Desmond, Edmond Hamilton, Bruno Streckenbach, and Clementine Churchill.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tom Pryce ranks 1,095 out of 5,347Before him are Stephen Boyd (1931), John E. Walker (1941), Terry Jones (1942), Michael Moorcock (1939), Eadgyth (910), and John Lindley (1799). After him are Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1935), Thomas Willis (1621), Hudson Taylor (1832), William Walton (1902), Billy Idol (1955), and Mark Hollis (1955).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Tom Pryce ranks 11Before him are Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Stirling Moss (1929), Damon Hill (1960), and Mike Hailwood (1940). After him are Lewis Hamilton (1985), Roger Williamson (1948), Colin McRae (1968), David Purley (1945), Guy Edwards (1942), and Peter Collins (1931).

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