Fulvio Bacchelli

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Fulvio Bacchelli
Personal information
Nationality Italy Italian
Born (1951-01-22) January 22, 1951 (age 66)
Trieste
World Rally Championship record
Active years 19731982
Teams Fiat
Rallies 16
Championships 0
Rally wins 1
Podiums 2
Stage wins 15
Total points 0
First rally 1973 Rallye Sanremo
First win 1977 Rally New Zealand

Fulvio Bacchelli (born 22 January 1951 in Trieste) is a former Italian rally driver, who won Rally New Zealand in 1977, a round of the World Rally Championship.

Career[edit]

Bacchelli began rallying in 1971. In 1974 he joined the works Fiat team, finishing sixth on that year's Tour de Corse. He finished fourth in the 1975 Monte Carlo Rally. In 1977 he won Rally New Zealand, or the South Pacific Rally as it was then known, in his Fiat 131 Abarth.[1] At the end of the year Fiat and Lancia's rally departments merged and he lost his factory drive.

WRC Victories[edit]

 #  Event Season Co-driver Car
1 New Zealand 8th South Pacific Rally 1977 Francesco Rossetti Fiat 131 Abarth

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