Franco Comotti

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Franco Comotti
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FIA Super Licence Flag of Italy Italian
Formula One World Championship career
Active years1950 Formula One season, 1952 Formula One season
TeamsMaserati, Ferrari
List of Formula One World Drivers' Champions0
Career points0
Pole position0
Fastest lap0
First race1950 Italian Grand Prix
Last race1952 French Grand Prix

Gianfranco "Franco" Comotti (July 24, 1906May 10, 1963) was an Italian racecar driver.

A native of Brescia, he first appeared at the 1928 Italian Grand Prix in a Talbot before he joined Alfa Romeo in motorsport around 1930, winning the 1933 Grand Prix of Naples in an Alfa Romeo in motorsport 2600, and the 1934 Grand Prix du Comminges. After World War II he joined Talbot-Lago. His only Formula One racing was between 1950 and 1952, first with Maserati and in 1952 he briefly was with Scuderia Ferrari. After his retirement from racing he was with BP in North Africa. Comotti was one of nine founders of the Club international des anciens pilotes de Grand Prix F1 (1962).

Complete Formula One World Championship results

(F1 driver results legend 2)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WDC Points
1950 Formula One season Scuderia Milano Maserati Maserati 4CLT Maserati Straight-4 1950 British Grand Prix
1950 Monaco Grand Prix
1950 Indianapolis 500
1950 Swiss Grand Prix
1950 Belgian Grand Prix
1950 French Grand Prix
1950 Italian Grand Prix
NC 0
1952 Formula One season Scuderia Marzotto Ferrari 166 Ferrari V12 engine 1952 Swiss Grand Prix
1952 Indianapolis 500
1952 Belgian Grand Prix
1952 French Grand Prix
1952 British Grand Prix
1952 German Grand Prix
1952 Dutch Grand Prix
1952 Italian Grand Prix
NC 0
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