Antonio Brivio

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Antonio Brivio
Medal record
Bobsleigh
World Championships
Bronze 1935 Igls Two-man

Antonio Brivio (Sometimes shown as Marchese Sforza Brivio, Biella, Vercelli, Italy, 30 January 1905 - 29 January 1995)[1] was an Italian bobsledder and racing driver.

Auto racing career[edit]

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.

Bobsleigh career[edit]

As a bobsledder, Brivio won a bronze medal in the two-man event at the 1935 FIBT World Championships in Igls.

At the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, he finished tenth in the four-man event and 12th in the two-man event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marquis Antonio "Tonino" Brivio - Sforza". kolumbus.fi/leif.snellman. Archived from the original on 8 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-19.