15 April 1923|
Urtijëi, South Tyrol, Italy
|Died||26 November 1981
Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Entries||1 (0 starts)|
|First entry||1962 Italian Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1962 Italian Grand Prix|
Ernesto Prinoth (15 April 1923 in Urtijëi, Italy – 26 November 1981 in Innsbruck, Austria) was a racing driver from Italy, and founder of Prinoth AG, manufacturer of snow grooming vehicles and equipment.
Prinoth started in Formula One in 1961 with his Lotus 18, racing in various non-Championship events, securing podium finishes in two relatively minor races. He entered the 1962 Italian Grand Prix with backing from Scuderia Jolly Club but failed to qualify, and this was his only attempt at a World Championship Formula One event. He returned in 1963 for two more Formula One races, all his appearances being at the wheel of the same car.
Complete Formula One World Championship results
|1961||Scuderia Dolomiti||Lotus 18||Climax Straight-4||MON||NED||BEL||FRA||GBR||GER||ITA
|1962||Scuderia Jolly Club||Lotus 18||Climax Straight-4||NED||MON||BEL||FRA||GBR||GER||ITA
Non-Championship Formula One results
|1961||Scuderia Dolomiti||Lotus 18||Climax Straight-4||LOM||GLV||PAU||BRX||VIE
|1963||Ernesto Prinoth||Lotus 18||Climax Straight-4||LOM||GLV||PAU||IMO
|Scuderia Jolly Club||AUT
- "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
- "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.
- Notes on Prinoth history - On the site of Prinoth AG
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