Tony Brooks

1932 - Today

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Charles Anthony Standish Brooks (born 25 February 1932 in Dukinfield, Cheshire) is a British former racing driver from England also known as the "racing dentist". He participated in 39 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 14 July 1956, achieving six wins, 10 podium finishes and 75 career points. He was third in the World Drivers' Championship in 1958 and second in 1959. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Brooks has received more than 39,152 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Tony Brooks is the 186th most popular racing driver (down from 144th in 2019), the 2,304th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,839th in 2019) and the 31st most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Tony Brooks ranks 186 out of 888Before him are Nello Pagani, Guy Edwards, Kunimitsu Takahashi, Mark Webber, Luigi Taveri, and Silvio Moser. After him are Gijs van Lennep, Hans-Joachim Stuck, Peter Revson, Toulo de Graffenried, Giovanna Amati, and Pedro de la Rosa.

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Among people born in 1932, Tony Brooks ranks 209Before him are Per Nørgård, Vitold Fokin, Carlo Maria Abate, Ted Cassidy, Nikolay Rukavishnikov, and Joanna Chmielewska. After him are Karekin I, Erró, Hans van Manen, Oleg Protopopov, Saye Zerbo, and Ray Cooney.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tony Brooks ranks 2,304 out of 6,924Before him are Peter James (1948), Ernst Wilhelm Bohle (1903), Richard de Bury (1287), Norman Wisdom (1915), David Tennant (1971), and Galyani Vadhana (1923). After him are Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton (1831), Pauline Moran (1947), Robert Watson-Watt (1892), Margaret Bondfield (1873), Patricia Routledge (1929), and Ralph Abercromby (1734).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Tony Brooks ranks 31Before him are Roy Salvadori (1922), Jenson Button (1980), Bob Anderson (1931), Phil Read (1939), Divina Galica (1944), and Guy Edwards (1942). After him are Jackie Oliver (1942), Johnny Herbert (1964), Colin McRae (1968), Tony Brise (1952), Vic Elford (1935), and John Taylor (1933).