Giorgio Francia

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Giorgio Francia
Born (1947-11-08) 8 November 1947 (age 67)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Italy Italian
Active years 1977, 1981
Teams Brabham, Osella
Races 2 (0 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1977 Italian Grand Prix
Last race 1981 Spanish Grand Prix

Giorgio Francia (born November 8, 1947 in Bologna) is a former racing driver from Italy. He was the German Formula Three champion in 1974.[1]

Francia unsuccessfully entered two Formula One Grands Prix. The first was in a works Brabham BT45B, in Martini Racing colours, at the 1977 Italian Grand Prix. He was withdrawn during practice. His second attempt was with Osella at the 1981 Spanish Grand Prix, where he was the slowest in practice and failed to qualify.

He raced in many categories and competed in sports car racing and touring cars until the late 1990s, driving a works Osella sports prototype in endurance racing in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and also taking part in the factory Alfa Romeo team in the CIVT (Italian Superturismo) and the DTM.


Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 WDC Points
1977 Martini Racing Brabham BT45B Alfa Romeo Flat-12 ARG BRA RSA USW ESP MON BEL SWE FRA GBR GER AUT NED ITA
DNQ
USA CAN JPN NC 0
1981 Osella Squadra Corse Osella FA1B Cosworth V8 USW BRA ARG SMR BEL MON ESP
DNQ
FRA GBR GER AUT NED ITA CAN CPL NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ German F3 Champions motorsportsetc.com. Retrieved on March 10, 2007.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Willi Deutsch
German Formula Three champion
1974
Succeeded by
Ernst Maring