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Alberto Colombo

Alberto Colombo. Copyright Carlos Ghys(www.carlosghys.be), 2012. Used with Permission.

Alberto Colombo. Copyright Carlos Ghys(www.carlosghys.be), 2012. Used with Permission.

Alberto Colombo, Varedo, September 2012. Copyright Wolf Gruhle, 2012. Used with Permission.

Alberto Colombo, Varedo, September 2012. Copyright Wolf Gruhle, 2012. Used with Permission.

Born:

23 Feb 1946
Varedo, nr. Milan

Nationality:

Italy

Grands Prix:

0 (1978)

F2 starts:

74 (1973-1980)

1974 Italian Formula 3 champion, he came into racing quite late. Predominantly in Formula 2 and Formula 3, he later became a lower formulae owner and team manager. Now retired, still lives in Varedo and is still in good health. He still follows the sport, but prefers watching on TV than attending events now. Colombo also won the 1968 Formula Junior Monza title, before moving through the ranks of Italian Formula Ford 1600 and Formula 3. Alberto also competed, albeit briefly, in the Aurora Formula 1 series and then latterly, in 1988, he was in Porsche 944 Turbo Cup, which was his last competitive racing series.

Biography last updated 9 Dec 2016