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Where are they now? - The World Championship drivers

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World Championship - Any driver who competed in an official qualification or race attempt in a race counting for the World Championship from 1950-present. This includes the Indianapolis 500 from 1950-1960 as it was part of the Championship at the time.

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Name
Born
Died
Nat
Born: 28 May 1927, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Died: 30 May 1964, Indianapolis, Indiana
USA
Born: 05 May 1932, Greenwich, New York State
Died: 24 Mar 2002, Kirkland, Washington
USA
Born: 01 Sep 1994, Madrid
 
E
Born: 10 Jun 1909, South Bend, Indiana
Died: 19 Nov 1973, South Bend, Indiana
USA
Born: 14 Nov 1954, Santiago
 
RCH
Born: 30 Nov 1966, Helsinki
 
SF
Born: 12 May 1922, Dovercourt, Essex
Died: 03 Jun 2012, Monte Carlo, Monaco
GB
Born: 28 Mar 1911, Terranuova Bracciolini, Arezzo
Died: 28 Jul 1998, Milan
I
Born: 02 Nov 1974, Barjac, nr. Ales
 
F
Born: 28 Jan 1977, Tokyo
 
J
Born: 03 Jul 1914, Benton, Illinois
Died: 30 May 1953, Indianapolis, Indiana
USA
Born: 18 Oct 1933, Turin
Died: 08 Jun 1968, Rossfeld, Germany
I
Born: 02 Oct 1921, Rome
Died: 26 Jul 1990, Rome
I
Born: 22 Aug 1947, East London
 
ZA
Born: 29 Jan 1950, East London
 
ZA
Born: 29 Jun 1921, Paris, France
Died: 13 May 1960, Silverstone Circuit, Buckinghamshire, England
USA
Born: 26 Sep 1943, Gordon, Sydney, New South Wales
 
AUS
Born: 28 Feb 1908, Riehen
Died: 05 Jul 1986, Basle
CH
Born: 17 Nov 1967, Milan
 
I
Born: 25 Jan 1930, Frauenfeld
Died: 26 Mar 2007, Geneva
CH
Born: 06 Mar 1909, Middletown, New York
Died: 20 Sep 1952, Allentown, Pennsylvania
USA
Born: 12 Sep 1948, Nancy
 
F
Born: 18 May 1928, Liouville
Died: 07 Jul 1968, Rouen
F
Born: 20 Jul 1964, St. Ingbert
 
D
Born: 27 Apr 1902, Duren, Germany
Died: 07 Mar 1978, Grabs
CH
Born: 21 Nov 1928, Chester, Illinois
Died: 27 Jan 1990, East St. Louis, Illinois
USA
Born: 11 May 1926, El Dorado, Arkansas
Died: 03 Dec 2011, Dallas, Texas
USA
Born: 03 Jan 1969, Hurth
 
D
Born: 22 Mar 1999, Vufflens-le-Chateau, Switzerland
 
D
Born: 30 Jun 1975, Hurth
 
D
Born: 19 Mar 1943, Booleroo, Whyalla, South Australia
 
AUS
Born: 28 Jun 1923, Buenos Aires
Died: 10 Feb 2012, Buenos Aires
RA
Born: 04 Oct 1928, Watsonville, California
Died: 05 Jul 1954, Darlington, South Carolina
USA
Born: 13 May 1927, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died: 19 May 1958, Heusy, Belgium
GB
Born: 11 Nov 1909, Florence
Died: 14 Feb 1976, Samedan, Switzerland
I
Born: 04 Jul 1926, Dusseldorf
Died: 01 Mar 1987, Munich
D
Born: 18 Oct 1937, Oldenburg
 
D
Born: 11 Apr 1920, Stanton, Iowa
Died: 21 Jan 1994, Fontana, California
USA
Born: 21 Mar 1960, Sao Paulo
Died: 01 May 1994, Bologna, Italy
BR
Born: 15 Oct 1983, Sao Paulo
 
BR
Born: 21 May 1912, St. Louis, Missouri
Died: 25 Jul 2003, Keauhou Mauka, Hawaii
USA
Born: 22 Jul 1909, Pesaro
Died: 05 Jul 2000, Pesaro
I
Born: 03 Feb 1957, Sao Paulo
 
BR
Born: 09 Dec 1920, Germiston, Transvaal
Died: 04 Jun 2006, Alberton, Johannesburg
ZA
Born: 18 Jan 1942, Grenoble
Died: 29 May 2006, Grenoble
F
Born: 10 Jul 1926, Manila, Philippines
Died: 04 May 2014, Reno, Nevada
USA
Born: 26 Jan 1907, Gibson City, Illinois
Died: 25 Aug 1976, Redford, Michigan
USA
Born: 01 Jan 1928, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: 07 May 1993, San Martin (De Los Andes), Argentina
USA
Born: 28 Jan 1915, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Died: 01 May 1999, Dowdeswell, Cheltenham
GB
Born: 11 Jan 1923, Leesburg, Texas
Died: 10 May 2012, Dallas, Texas
USA
Born: 02 Feb 1937, Wellington
Died: 04 Oct 1998, Taupo
NZ
Born: 31 Aug 1909, St. Louis, Missouri
Died: 20 Oct 1968, Indianapolis, Indiana
USA
Born: 07 Jul 1936, Fribourg
Died: 24 Oct 1971, Brands Hatch Circuit, Kent, England
CH
Born: 05 Jan 1920, Paris
Died: 11 Jul 2012, Evian-les-Bains
F
Born: 27 Aug 1995, Moscow
 
RUS
Born: 26 Dec 1935, Tacubaya, Mexico City
Died: 27 Jul 1969, Donato Guerra, Valle de Bravo, nr. Mexico City
MEX
Born: 29 Oct 1932, Barcelona
 
E
Born: 31 Aug 1906, Mouzon
Died: 10 Sep 1950, Cadours Circuit, nr. Toulouse
F
Born: 09 Oct 1966, Forli
 
I
Born: 03 Jan 1915, Newton, Massachusetts
Died: 09 Jul 2000, Tarpon Springs, Florida
USA
Born: 19 Feb 1952, Harrow, Middlesex
 
GB
Born: 16 Jun 1930, Neuilly sur Seine, nr. Paris
Died: 21 Sep 2012, Beaulieu-sur-Mer
F
Born: 24 Jan 1983, Manteca, California
 
USA
Born: 30 Dec 1936, Purley, Surrey
Died: 07 May 1968, Indianapolis Speedway, Indiana, USA
GB
Born: 29 Aug 1933, Broomfield, nr. Chelmsford, Essex
Died: 19 Jun 1960, Spa-Francorchamps Circuit, Belgium
GB
Born: 03 Dec 1932, Palermo, Sicily
 
I
Born: 02 Jun 1926, North Reading, Massachusetts
Died: 19 May 2014, North Reading, Massachusetts
USA
Born: 28 Jun 1991, Rochford, Essex
 
GB
Born: 15 Oct 1919, Sidney, Montana
Died: 21 Aug 1995, Benson, Arizona
USA
Born: 15 Jul 1929, Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 19 Mar 2017, Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland
GB
Born: 06 Mar 1931, Milton, Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Died: 03 Jan 2008, Glasgow, Scotland
GB
Born: 11 Jun 1939, Milton, Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
 
GB
Born: 13 Jan 1919, Detroit, Michigan
Died: 23 Mar 1994, Yucaipa, California
USA
Born: 10 Oct 1952, Rimini
 
I
Born: 11 Jul 1943, Siegen
Died: 24 Apr 1983, Riverside Circuit, California, USA
D
Born: 26 Jun 1955, La Tronche, nr. Grenoble
 
F
Born: 29 Oct 1998, Montreal, Quebec
 
CDN
Born: 27 Dec 1900, Warsaw, Poland
Died: 09 Feb 1978, Grainau, nr. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
A
Born: 01 Jan 1951, Grainau, nr. Garmisch-Partenkirchen
 
D
Born: 03 Mar 1947, Vienna
Died: 15 Aug 2001, Vienna
A
Born: 09 Mar 1950, Louisville, Kentucky
 
USA
Born: 18 Sep 1951, Fullinsdorf, nr. Arisdorf
 
CH
Born: 11 Feb 1934, Tatsfield, Surrey
Died: 10 Mar 2017, Tooting, London
GB
Born: 09 May 1947, Mildenhall, Suffolk
Died: 13 Jul 2015, Pluckley, Ashford, Kent
GB
Born: 11 Jan 1983, Grafelfing
 
D
Born: 09 Aug 1925, Aims, Oregon
Died: 04 Dec 2006, Portland, Oregon
USA
Born: 08 Sep 1960, Tokyo
 
J
Born: 10 Mar 1955, Saitama
 
J
Born: 30 Oct 1926, Woluwe-St-Lambert, Brussels
Died: 10 Dec 2010, Brussels
B
Born: 20 May 1926, Los Angeles, California
Died: 17 Jun 1956, Salem, Indiana
USA

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