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Famous Racecar Drivers from England

Updated October 13, 2018 5.5k views43 items

List of notable or famous racecar drivers from England, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in England and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from England is included when available.

List people include Dan Wheldon, Jenson Button and many more.

This historic racecar drivers from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from England?" These prominent racecar drivers of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English racecar drivers.

Use this list of renowned English racecar drivers to discover some new racecar drivers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Alan Stacey

    Dec. at 27 (1933-1960)
    Alan Stacey (29 August 1933 – 19 June 1960) was a British racing driver. He began his...  more
  • 2

    Alex Lloyd

    Age: 35
    Alex Stewart Lloyd (born 28 December 1984 in Manchester, England) is a former British motor...  more
  • 3
    Amanda Stretton (née Cohn; 24 July 1973, London) is an English racing driver, broadcaster and...  more
  • 4
    Bernard Charles Ecclestone (born 28 October 1930) is a British business magnate. He is the...  more
  • 5

    Bill Whitehouse

    Dec. at 48 (1909-1957)
    Bill Whitehouse (1 April 1909 in Plumstead – 14 July 1957 at Reims) was a British racing...  more
  • 6

    Bob Evans

    Age: 73
    Robert "Bob" Evans (born 11 June 1947 in Waddington, Lincolnshire) is a British former racing...  more
  • 7

    Brian Redman

    Age: 83
    Brian Herman Thomas Redman (born 9 March 1937 in Colne, Lancashire and educated at Rossall...  more
  • 8

    Cliff Allison

    Dec. at 73 (1932-2005)
    Henry Clifford "Cliff" Allison (8 February 1932 – 7 April 2005) was a British racing driver...  more
  • 9

    Dan Wheldon

    Dec. at 33 (1978-2011)
    Daniel Clive Wheldon (22 June 1978 – 16 October 2011) was a British motor racing driver who...  more
  • 10
    Darren Manning (born 30 April 1975) is a British motor racing driver who has raced in the IRL...  more
  • 11
    David Brabham (born 5 September 1965) is an Australian professional racing driver and one of...  more
  • 12
    David Wishart Hobbs (born 9 June 1939 in Royal Leamington Spa, England) is a British former...  more
  • 13
    David Pender Richards (born 3 June 1952) is the chairman of Prodrive, chairman of Motorsport...  more
  • 14
    Divina Mary Galica MBE (born 13 August 1944) is a British sportswoman. She competed in four...  more
  • 15

    Donald Campbell

    Dec. at 46 (1921-1967)
    Donald Malcolm Campbell, (23 March 1921 – 4 January 1967) was a British speed record breaker...  more
  • 16

    Dorothy Levitt

    Dec. at 40 (1882-1922)
    Dorothy Elizabeth Levitt, (born Elizabeth Levi; 5 January 1882, died 17 May 1922) was the...  more
  • 17

    Fiona Leggate

    Age: 40
    Fiona Leggate (born 28 May 1980) is a British auto racing driver....  more
  • 18

    Geoffrey Crossley

    Dec. at 81 (1921-2002)
    Geoffrey Crossley (11 May 1921, Baslow, Derbyshire – 7 January 2002, Headington, Oxfordshire)...  more
  • 19

    James Rossiter

    Age: 37
    James Rossiter (born 25 August 1983) is a professional racing driver from England. He is...  more
  • 20

    James Thompson

    Age: 46
    James Thompson (born 26 April 1974 in York, England) is a British auto racing driver. He...  more
  • 21

    James Weaver

    Age: 65
    James Weaver (born 4 March 1955 in London) is a British former racing driver. He began his...  more
  • 22

    Jamie Green

    Age: 38
    Jamie Green (born 14 June 1982 in Leicester, England) is a British professional racing driver....  more
  • 23
    Timothy Jason Plato (born 14 October 1967) is a British racing driver currently competing in...  more
  • 24

    Jay Howard

    Age: 39
    Jay Howard (born 16 February 1981) is a British professional race car driver who competes in...  more
  • 25
    Jenson Alexander Lyons Button (born 19 January 1980) is a British racing driver and former...  more