Tony Rolt

1918 - 2008

Tony Rolt

Major Anthony Peter Roylance Rolt, MC & Bar, (16 October 1918 – 6 February 2008) was a British racing driver, soldier and engineer. A war hero, Rolt maintained a long connection with the sport, albeit behind the scenes. The Ferguson 4WD project he was involved in paid off with spectacular results, and he was involved in other engineering projects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Rolt has received more than 42,867 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 373rd most popular racing driver.

Memorability Metrics

  • 43k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among racing drivers, Tony Rolt ranks 373 out of 782Before him are Bernard Darniche, Pablo Birger, Christian Fittipaldi, Kurt Ahrens Jr., Emilio Zapico, and Jerry Unser Jr.. After him are Casey Stoner, Giorgio Francia, André Guelfi, François Migault, Patrick Nève, and Tony Maggs.

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Among people born in 1918, Tony Rolt ranks 179Before him are Jacqueline Susann, Mary Anderson, Robert Walker, Don McNeill, John Bromwich, and Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad. After him are Abraham Pais, Anne Shirley, Professor Longhair, Max de Terra, Thelma Coyne Long, and Dick Haymes. Among people deceased in 2008, Tony Rolt ranks 200Before him are Aleksandr Abdulov, Gabriel París Gordillo, Anatoly Karatsuba, Esbjörn Svensson, Dingiri Banda Wijetunga, and Jimmy Giuffre. After him are Jerry Reed, Nunzio Gallo, Johnny Griffin, Frederick Seitz, René Harris, and Ollie Johnston.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tony Rolt ranks 3,084 out of 5,347Before him are Ray Reardon (1932), William Yarrell (1784), Ben Nicholson (1894), Barnes Wallis (1887), Leonard Meredith (1882), and Shirley Manson (1966). After him are Norman Read (1931), Chris Lowe (1959), Christopher Cazenove (1943), Erskine Hamilton Childers (1905), Andy Bown (1946), and Ron Moody (1924).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Tony Rolt ranks 62Before him are David Hampshire (1917), Martin Donnelly (1964), Peter Arundell (1933), Ken Wharton (1916), Joe Fry (1915), and Bob Evans (1947). After him are Brian Naylor (null), Brian Hart (1936), Geoff Lees (1951), Bob Gerard (1914), Richard Attwood (1940), and Brian Henton (1946).

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