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Carlos Pairetti

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Born:

17 Oct 1935
Santa Cles de Clucellas

Nationality:

Argentina

Indy 500s:

0 (1970)

Still very much involved with Argentine motorsport, both current and historic. Has a circuit named after him in San Luis. Pairetti was very successful in sports and touring cars in his homeland, racing from 1962 to 1978 and winning over 20 major races and the title in 1968. Pairetti was largely based in Arrecife when he impressed in endurance events in the early 1960's, initially becoming well known for his liasion with Chevrolet. He also raced in Formula A and European Formula 3. Pairetti worked in journalism and broadcasting after his racing retirement. In 2015, he suffered three heart-attacks and has since scaled back his involvement in the sport. In 2018, he suffered a stroke but is recovering favourably from that.

Biography last updated 16 Oct 2018