Antonio Brivio

Antonio Brivio (Sometimes shown as Marchese Sforza Brivio; 30 January 1905, in Biella, Vercelli, Italy – 29 January 1995)[1] was an Italian bobsledder and racing driver.

Antonio Brivio
Medal record
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1935 Igls Two-man

Auto racing careerEdit

Brivio and co-driver Ongaro at 1936 Mille Miglia which they won

Among his greatest successes in the field of sports cars include a victory in the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (1932), two victories in the Targa Florio (1933 and 1935) and a win at the Mille Miglia (1936). His greatest success in Grand Prix races were a third place in the Monaco Grand Prix in 1935 and German Grand Prix in 1936. He stopped racing after winning Mille Miglia in his own category in 1952.

After the Second World War, he was Motorsport functionary, he became a member of the Italian Automobile Club and the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), where he participated in the launch of the Formula 1 World Championship.

Bobsleigh careerEdit

As a bobsledder, Brivio won a bronze medal in the two-man event at the 1935 FIBT World Championships in Igls.

At the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, he finished tenth in the four-man event and 12th in the two-man event.

Racing recordEdit

Complete European Championship resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 EDC Pts
1935 Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3 Alfa Romeo 2.9 L8 MON
FRA BEL 19th 50
Alfa Romeo 3.2 L8 GER
1936 Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo 8C-35 Alfa Romeo 3.8 L8 MON
7th 23
Alfa Romeo 12C 1936 Alfa Romeo 4.1 V12 GER
1937 Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo 12C-36 Alfa Romeo 4.1 V12 BEL GER MON
SUI ITA 33rd 39


  1. ^ "Marquis Antonio "Tonino" Brivio - Sforza". Archived from the original on 8 January 2008. Retrieved 19 January 2008.
  2. ^ "THE GOLDEN ERA – OF GRAND PRIX RACING". Retrieved 9 December 2016.