Nanni Galli

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Nanni Galli
Born (1940-10-02) 2 October 1940 (age 74)
Bologna, Italy
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Italy Italian
Active years 19701973
Teams McLaren, March, Tecno, Ferrari, Williams
Races 20 (17 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1970 Italian Grand Prix
Last race 1973 Monaco Grand Prix
For the football player, see Giovanni Galli

Giovanni Giuseppe Gilberto "Nanni" Galli (born 2 October 1940 in Bologna) is an Italian former saloon, sports-car and Formula One driver of the 1960s and 1970s.

Galli driving Alfa Romeo 33.3 at the Nürburgring in 1971

Galli won the Circuit of Mugello race in 1968 and was second in the Targa Florio (with Ignazio Giunti). In the 1968 24 Hours of Le Mans, he finished 4th in an Alfa Romeo T33/2. The following year at Le Mans, he finished 7th in a Matra. In 1970, both Alfa Romeo T33/3 did not finish.

He moved briefly into Formula One in 1970, debuting in the 1970 Italian Grand Prix with a McLaren-Alfa, and had a handful of drives over the next couple of years, finishing 3rd in the non-championship Grand Prix of the Italian Republic at Vallelunga in 1972 for the small Tecno team.

His one shot at the big time came that year when he drove for Ferrari in the 1972 French Grand Prix at Circuit Charade near Clermont-Ferrand but he made no impression, finishing only 13th. After half a dozen outings for Frank Williams the following year, he announced his retirement.

Galli participated in 20 World Championship grands prix in total, scoring no championship points.


Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 WDC Points
1970 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M7D Alfa Romeo V8 RSA
ESP
MON
BEL
NED
FRA
GBR
GER
AUT
ITA
DNQ
CAN
USA
MEX
NC 0
1971 STP March March 711 Alfa Romeo V8 RSA
ESP
MON
DNQ
NED
Ret
GER
12
AUT
12
NC 0
Cosworth V8 FRA
DNS
GBR
11
ITA
Ret
CAN
16
USA
Ret
1972 Martini Racing Team Tecno PA123 Tecno
Flat-12
ARG
RSA
ESP
MON
BEL
Ret
GBR
Ret
GER
AUT
NC
ITA
Ret
CAN
USA
NC 0
Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 312B Ferrari
Flat-12
FRA
13
1973 Frank Williams Racing Cars Iso-Marlboro FX3B Cosworth V8 ARG
Ret
BRA
9
RSA
NC 0
Iso-Marlboro IR ESP
11
BEL
Ret
MON
Ret
SWE
FRA
GBR
NED
GER
AUT
ITA
CAN
USA

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