Antonio Brivio

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

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.

Auto racing career[edit]

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 career[edit]

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 record[edit]

Complete European Championship results[edit]

(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
3
FRA BEL 19th 50
Alfa Romeo 3.2 L8 GER
Ret
SUI ITA ESP
1936 Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo 8C-35 Alfa Romeo 3.8 L8 MON
5
7th 23
Alfa Romeo 12C 1936 Alfa Romeo 4.1 V12 GER
3
SUI ITA
1937 Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo 12C-36 Alfa Romeo 4.1 V12 BEL GER MON
Ret
SUI ITA 33rd 39
Source:[2]

References[edit]

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