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Gianfranco Palazzoli

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

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

Born:

30 Mar 1934
Milan

Nationality:

Italy

Teams:

Merzario (1978)

Good friend of Gabriele Rumi, who was involved with many F1 teams, including Fondmetal and Osella and Benetton, for whom he worked as a sporting manager when they sponsored a few teams before taking over the Toleman team. Now works as a TV commentator and pundit and also enjoys playing table tennis and even competed in the veterans tour with numerous championship wins. Back when he was a younger man, Palazzoli also raced motorcycles and also worked as a motor racing administrator. Now lives in Varese.

Biography last updated 31 Oct 2015