Giampiero Moretti

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Gianpiero Moretti
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Moretti racing at Laguna Seca in 1984
Born(1940-03-20)20 March 1940
Milan, Italy
Died14 January 2012(2012-01-14) (aged 71)
Milan, Italy
NationalityItalian
OccupationRacing driver and businessman
Known forWinner 24 Hours of Daytona 1998
Founder of MOMO automotive accessory company

Gianpiero Moretti (20 March 1940 – 14 January 2012) was an Italian racing driver and the founder of the MOMO company in the 1960s.[1] He was born in Milan.

Moretti won the 24 Hours of Daytona, in 1998, driving a Ferrari 333SP with co-drivers Mauro Baldi, Arie Luyendyk and Didier Theys. Moretti died on 14 January 2012 in Milan of cancer.[2] He was 71.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MOMO Sport, steering wheels & shift knobs". autocarparts.com. Retrieved 2007-08-21.
  2. ^ Nugnes, Franco (2012-01-15). "Addio "Momo", pilota gentleman del Cavallino". omnicorse.it (in Italian). OmniCorse. Retrieved 2012-01-15.