Franco Comotti

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Franco Comotti
Franco Comotti.jpg
Born (1906-07-24)24 July 1906
Died 10 May 1963(1963-05-10) (aged 56)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Italy Italian
Active years 1950, 1952
Teams Maserati, Ferrari
Races 2
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1950 Italian Grand Prix
Last race 1952 French Grand Prix

Gianfranco "Franco" Comotti (July 24, 1906 – May 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 around 1930, winning the 1933 Grand Prix of Naples in an Alfa Romeo 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[edit]


Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WDC Points
1950 Scuderia Achille Varzi Maserati 4CLT/50 Maserati Straight-4 GBR MON 500 SUI BEL FRA
NC 0
Scuderia Milano ITA
1952 Scuderia Marzotto Ferrari 166 Ferrari V12 SUI 500 BEL FRA