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Enzo Osella

Enzo Osella. Copyright, Richard Jenkins, 2018.

Enzo Osella. Copyright, Richard Jenkins, 2018.

Enzo Osella. Copyright, Luca Gastaldi, Abarth Memories Book, (www.abarthbook.com), 2018. Used with Permission.

Enzo Osella. Copyright, Luca Gastaldi, Abarth Memories Book, (www.abarthbook.com), 2018. Used with Permission.

Born:

26 Aug 1939
Cambiano, near Turin

Nationality:

Italy

Teams:

Osella (1980-1990)

Ran his F1 team for some while, with limited success in terms of results. Then went into sportscars and from there, hillclimbs and the marque continues in this discipline now, with great success, as well as competing in Italian prototype racing. A biography of his life came out in 2011. Enzo, like may team owners, started in racing, by racing, and competed in hillclimbs and rallying, before changing his career course in the early 1960's, running an Abarth dealership after a brief spell of working for them.

Biography last updated 20 Dec 2014