Best racing drivers of all time (Melhores pilotos de corrida de todos os tempos)

by heldergfernandes | created - 23 Aug 2013 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

Melhores pilotos, independente da categoria; Fórmula 1, Nascar, IndyCar, WRC (World Rally Championships).

Menções Honrosas: Chico Landi, Giuseppe "Nino" Farina, John Surtees, Juan Pablo Montoya, Keke Rosberg, Mika Hakkinen, Kimi Raikkonen, Bernd Rosemeyer, Bobby Rahal, Al Unser, Jr., Al Unser, Bobby Unser e Alessandro Zanardi.

Best racing drivers, regardless of the class. Formula One, Nascar, IndyCar, WRC (World Rally Championships).

Honorable Mentions: Chico Landi, Giuseppe "Nino" Farina, John Surtees, Juan Pablo Montoya, Keke Rosberg, Mika Hakkinen, Kimi Raikkonen, Bernd Rosemeyer, Bobby Rahal, Al Unser, Jr., Al Unser, Bobby Unser and Alessandro Zanardi.

1. Ayrton Senna

Self | Formula 1

Ayrton Senna da Silva was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to a wealthy family. When he was four years old his father Milton bought him a go-kart, and by age eight Ayrton was regularly competing in karting events. His career progressed quickly, and in 1982 he moved to England to pursue his racing. In 1984...

2. Juan Manuel Fangio

Transportation_department | Grand Prix

Juan Manuel Fangio was considered one of the greatest racing drivers of all time, thanks in part to his five World Championships that he won during the 1950s. He was son of an Italian immigrant, who moved to Argentina at the turn of the century. Fangio worked in a garage at an early age and was ...

3. Alain Prost

Self | Gasoline

Alain Prost was born on February 24, 1955 in Lorette, nr. Saint-Chamond, Loire, France as Alain Marie Pascal Prost. He is known for his work on Gasoline (1984), Formule Villeneuve (1983) and Videomatch (1990). He is married to Anne-Marie Prost. They have two children.

4. Jim Clark

Self | Formula 1

When talking about the greatest race driver of all time, various opinions will throw out such great drivers as Mario Andretti, Tazio Nuvolari, A.J. Foyt, Juan Manuel Fangio or Ayrton Senna; but most may agree that Scotsman Jim Clark was probably the best of them all. The shy British racer lived to ...

5. Alberto Ascari

Self | Formula 1

Alberto Ascari was born on July 13, 1918 in Milan, Italy. He died on May 26, 1955 in Monza, Italy.

6. A.J. Foyt

Actor | Racin' for a Livin'

A.J. Foyt was born on January 16, 1935 in Houston, Texas, USA as Anthony Joseph Foyt. He is an actor, known for Racin' for a Livin' (2006), Formula 1 (1950) and ABC's Wide World of Sports (1961). He has been married to Lucy Zarr since June 8, 1956. They have three children.

7. Dale Earnhardt

Actor | BASEketball

Ralph Dale Earnhardt, born April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, North Carolina, was the son of NASCAR Grand National champion Ralph Earnhardt and his wife Martha. His Winston Cup career started with a bang, winning the Rookie of the Year in 1979 and his first of his championships in 1980, to date the ...

8. Richard Petty

Actor | Cars

The King of stock car racing, Richard Petty retired from NASCAR competition after the 1992 season. During his storied career, he won 200 Winston Cup race (a feat that will never be equaled), seven Winston Cup championships (tied by Dale Earnhardt in 1994), and seven Daytona 500's. His 200th win ...

9. Niki Lauda

Self | Gasoline

Born to a wealthy family in Vienna, Niki Lauda did not use the conventional methods of a man his means to become a world champion race driver. Far from it, his family disapproved and refused to finance his career, but Lauda plodded on, racing in the lesser ranks before getting his first break in ...

10. Jackie Stewart

Self | Charlie's Angels

Jackie Stewart was born on June 11, 1939 in Milton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland as John Young Stewart.

11. Michael Schumacher

Actor | Cars

Michael Schumacher is a German retired racing driver. He is a seven-time Formula One World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He was named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year twice.

Schumacher holds many of Formula One's driver records, including ...

12. Sebastien Loeb

Actor | Gran Turismo 5

Sebastien Loeb was born on February 26, 1974 in Haguenau, Bas-Rhin, France. He is an actor, known for Gran Turismo 5 (2010), Ring frei für die Speedgang (2012) and Les Enfoirés (1986). He is married to Séverine Mény. They have one child.

13. Jacky Ickx

Transportation_department | Le Mans

Jacky Ickx was born on January 1, 1945 in Brussels, Belgium as Jacques Bernard Ickx. He is known for his work on Le Mans (1971), Rallye Paris - Dakar (1984) and Formula 1 (1950).

14. Fernando Alonso

Actor | Cars 2

The giant-killing performances were what caught your attention first: hustling an uncompetitive Minardi around Suzuka to finish a barely credible 11th in 2001; seemingly appearing from nowhere to grab his first pole position (Malaysia 2003); and becoming the then-youngest-ever grand prix winner (...

15. Nelson Piquet

Self | Formula 1

Nelson Piquet was born on August 17, 1952 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Nelson Piquet Souto Maior.

16. Mario Andretti

Actor | Cars

One of America's greatest racing drivers, Mario Andretti has virtually won it all, the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500, the International Race of Champion series (IROC), the CART and Formula 1 World titles. Andretti was born in Croatia (he has a twin brother - Aldo) and with his family moved to ...

17. Jimmie Johnson

Actor | Herbie Fully Loaded

Jimmie Johnson was born on September 17, 1975 in El Cajon, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Herbie Fully Loaded (2005), Superstore (2015) and I Am Dale Earnhardt (2015). He has been married to Chandra Janway since December 10, 2004. They have two children.

18. Tony Stewart

Actor | Herbie Fully Loaded

Tony Stewart was born on May 15, 1971 in Columbus, Indiana, USA as Anthony Wayne Stewart. He is an actor, known for Herbie Fully Loaded (2005), Over the Wall and Last Man Standing (2011).

19. Nigel Mansell

Self | Formula 1

Nigel Mansell was born on August 8, 1953 in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire, England as Nigel Ernest Mansell. He has been married to Roseanne since 1975. They have three children.

20. Sebastian Vettel

Actor | Cars 2

Sebastian Vettel was born on July 3, 1987 in Heppenheim, Hesse, Germany. He is an actor, known for Cars 2 (2011), Formula 1 (1950) and Formula 1: BBC Sport (2009).

22. Lewis Hamilton

Actor | Cars 2

Lewis Hamilton was born on January 7, 1985 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England as Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton. He is an actor, known for Cars 2 (2011), Cars 3 (2017) and Zoolander 2 (2016).

23. Emerson Fittipaldi

Actor | Deu Veado na Cabeça

Emerson Fittipaldi was born on December 12, 1946 in São Paulo, Brazil. He is an actor, known for Deu Veado na Cabeça (1982), Gasoline (1984) and Voices That Care (1991). He has been married to Rossana Fanucchi since December 10, 2012. They have one child. He was previously married to Teresa ...

24. Graham Hill

Actor | Grand Prix

Universally popular, Graham Hill was the epitome of the Grand Prix racing driver. Hill started out his racing career as a mechanic, trading in his services as a mechanic for a drive. He made his mark in sports cars before getting the call to the internationally famous Formula 1 Grand Prix series in...

25. Gilles Villeneuve

Self | Gasoline

Gilles Villeneuve was born on January 18, 1950 in St.-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada. He was married to Johanne Barthe. He died on May 18, 1982 in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium.

26. Stirling Moss

Actor | Mask of Dust

Born in London in 1929, Stirling Moss' love of auto racing ran in the family - his father, a dentist, had been a race car driver and had, in fact, raced at Indianapolis in 1924 and again in 1925. Interested in cars virtually from childhood, Moss began racing in earnest at 17. Two years later he ...

27. Rudolf Caracciola

Self | Es leuchten die Sterne

Rudolf Caracciola was born on January 30, 1901 in Remagen, Germany as Otto Wilhelm Rudolf Caracciola. He was married to Charlotte Liesen. He died on September 28, 1959 in Kassel, Germany.

28. Tazio Nuvolari

Actor | Bellezze in moto-scooter

Tazio Nuvolari was born on November 16, 1892 in Castel D'Ario, Mantova, Italy. He was an actor, known for Bellezze in moto-scooter (1952) and Totò al giro d'Italia (1948). He died on August 11, 1953 in Mantova.

29. Rick Mears

Self | Dirt

Rick Mears was born on December 3, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Rick Ravon Mears. He has been married to Chris Bowen since 1986. He was previously married to Dina Lynn Hogue.