4 January 1930|
|Died||28 September 1996 (aged 66)|
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Races||5 inc. non-championship races (3 starts)|
|First race||1961 Vienna Grand Prix|
|Last race||1961 Italian Grand Prix|
Boffa raced in Formula Junior in 1960, and the following year, he entered four non-championship Formula One races with a Cooper T45. In the poorly attended 1961 Vienna Grand Prix he qualified fourth and was classified fifth, albeit 14 laps down on the winner. At Syracuse he started 17th and finished ninth, seven laps down. However, in Naples he retired on lap five after an accident with Keith Greene, and later in the year he failed to qualify for the Modena Grand Prix where he was 3.5 seconds slower than pole-sitter Stirling Moss. The following week, he was on the entry list for the 1961 Italian Grand Prix but withdrew before the event. After the 1961 season, Boffa moved away from Formula One and did not participate at that level again.
Complete Formula One World Championship results
|1961||Menato Boffa||Cooper T45||Climax Straight-4||MON||NED||BEL||FRA||GBR||GER||ITA
Non-Championship Formula One results
|1961||Menato Boffa||Cooper T45||Climax Straight-4||LOM||GLV||PAU||BRX||VIE
- motorsportmemorial retrieved 26 July 2010
- John Thompson, "The Formula One Record Book", Frewin, 1974, pp.18-49.
- John Thompson, "The Formula One Record Book", Frewin, 1974, pp.50-51.
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