Giampiero Moretti

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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.

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

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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.