Auto racing career
Among his greatest successes in the field of sports cars include a victory in the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (1932), two victories in the Targa Florio (1933 and 1935) and a win at the Mille Miglia (1936). His greatest success in Grand Prix races were a third place in the Monaco Grand Prix in 1935 and German Grand Prix in 1936. He stopped racing after winning Mille Miglia in his own category in 1952.
After the Second World War, he was Motorsport functionary, he became a member of the Italian Automobile Club and the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), where he participated in the launch of the Formula 1 World Championship.
Complete European Championship results
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)
|1935||Scuderia Ferrari||Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3||Alfa Romeo 2.9 L8||MON
|Alfa Romeo 3.2 L8||GER
|1936||Scuderia Ferrari||Alfa Romeo 8C-35||Alfa Romeo 3.8 L8||MON
|Alfa Romeo 12C 1936||Alfa Romeo 4.1 V12||GER
|1937||Scuderia Ferrari||Alfa Romeo 12C-36||Alfa Romeo 4.1 V12||BEL||GER||MON
- 1936 bobsleigh two-man results
- 1936 bobsleigh four-man results
- 1936 Olympic Winter Games official report.(in German) - pp. 415, 418.
- Bobsleigh two-man world championship medalists since 1931
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