Enrico Benzing

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Enrico Benzing (born June 17, 1932) is an Italian engineer and journalist, son of the writer Mario Benzing.

He wrote for the daily newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport as Motoring-Editor and Formula One races reporter. Since 1974 he writes for Il Giornale, created by Indro Montanelli, with technical contributions about the Formula One races. In 1963 he won the first edition of the "Dino Ferrari" Prize. From 1978 to 1980 he represented Italy in the Technical Commission of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. He has projected wings for race cars, also Formula One, and he has published twelve books: among them, monographs about single cars, treatises about engine-technology, aerodynamics and the relations between aerodynamics and power in the race-cars.

Selective Bibliography[edit]

  • Motori da corsa, Roma, 1968
  • Rennmotoren im Examen. Triebwerktechnik und -Funktion, Stuttgart, 1973
  • Ian Bamsey, Enrico Benzing, Mike Lawrence, Allan Staniforth, The 1000 BHP Grand Prix Cars, London, 1988
  • Ferrari Formula 1, Catalogue raisonné 1948-1988, Milano, 1988
  • Ferrari Formula 1 Annual, Milano, 1989
  • Ferrari Formula 1 Annual 1990, Milano, 1990
  • Ferrari Formula 1 Annual 1991, Milano, 1991
  • Ali / Wings. Studio per tecnici e piloti di auto da corsa. Study for Racing Car Engineers and Drivers, Milano, 1992
  • Dall'aerodinamica alla potenza in Formula 1. Mezzo secolo di motori in analisi, Milano, 2004
  • Formula 1. Evoluzione, tecnica, regolamento, Milano, 2010
  • Ali / Wings. Progettazione e applicazione su auto da corsa. Their design and application to racing cars, Milano, 2012

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