Tony Rolt

1918 - 2008

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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 58,156 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Tony Rolt is the 497th most popular racing driver (down from 373rd in 2019), the 4,166th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,082nd in 2019) and the 79th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Tony Rolt ranks 497 out of 888Before him are Ron Flockhart, Bobby Unser, Alex Barros, Josef Peters, Jonathan Palmer, and Ricardo Londoño. After him are Kamui Kobayashi, Daijiro Kato, Teddy Pilette, Nasif Estéfano, Keith Andrews, and Perry McCarthy.

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Among people born in 1918, Tony Rolt ranks 229Before him are Thelma Coyne Long, Noor Hassanali, Alan Jay Lerner, Abraham Pais, Max de Terra, and Anne Gwynne. After him are Allan Arbus, James Daly, Kenneth Connor, Avery Dulles, Gunnel Vallquist, and Eddy Arnold. Among people deceased in 2008, Tony Rolt ranks 268Before him are Dingiri Banda Wijetunga, Frederick Seitz, Lilyan Chauvin, Sam Tingle, Julie Ege, and Yegor Letov. After him are Ja'afar of Negeri Sembilan, Edie Adams, Algis Budrys, Sarla Thakral, Larry James, and Avery Dulles.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tony Rolt ranks 4,166 out of 6,924Before him are Boyd Alexander (1873), Les Ferdinand (1966), Stuart Baxter (1953), Derek Fowlds (1937), John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun (1860), and Bob Houghton (1947). After him are Tony Adams (1966), David Mackenzie (1966), Dru Drury (1725), George Gilbert Scott (1811), Dafydd ap Gwilym (1320), and Joe Orton (1933).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Tony Rolt ranks 79Before him are Mark Blundell (1966), Geoffrey Crossley (1921), Sam Tingle (1921), Chris Irwin (1942), Ron Flockhart (1923), and Jonathan Palmer (1956). After him are Perry McCarthy (1961), Brian Naylor (1923), Jimmy Stewart (1931), David Brabham (1965), Chris Lawrence (1933), and Leslie Johnson (1912).