DRIVERS: FRANCO ROL

Name: Franco Rol
Nationality: Italy
Date of birth: June 5, 1908 - Turin
Date of death: June 5, 1977 - Rapallo

Rol was a keen and charming gentleman racer who drove a Maserati A6GCM in the 1950 Monaco, French and Italian Grands Prix. He switched to an OSCA 4500G for the following year's Italian race and reverted to his Maserati again at Monza in 1952. He retired after sustaining serious injuries on the 1953 Tour of Sicily.

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