DRIVERS: FELICE BONETTO

Name: Felice Bonetto
Nationality: Italy
Date of birth: June 9, 1903 - Brescia
Date of death: November 21, 1953 - Silao, Mexico

A prewar Alfa Romeo sports car driver, Bonnetto did not make the big time until the immediate postwar period when he had his big opportunity with the Cisitalia team. He briefly drove for Ferrari before being recruited as number three for the Alfa Romeo works team in 1951. The next two seasons saw him compete at the wheel of a Maserati, doing a full Formula 1 program before his fatal accident while driving a Lancia on the Carrera Panamericana.

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