DRIVERS: NASIF ESTEFANO

Name: Nasif Estefano
Nationality: Argentina
Date of birth: November 18, 1932 - Concepcion, Tucman
Date of death: October 21, 1973 - Concepcion, Tucman

A contemporary of Alessandro de Tomaso, Estefano drove a Cooper in the 1960 Argentine Grand Prix but failed to qualify de Tomaso's Formula 1 car in the 1962 Italian Grand Prix. He returned to his native Argentina and won the 1965 and 1966 F3 championchip, and was regarded as a local talent. Estefano then turned to touring cars, and was killed contesting one of Argentina's domestic Turismo Carratera endurance events.

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