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Ludovico Scarfiotti

Ludovico Scarfiotti. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Ludovico Scarfiotti. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

18 Oct 1933
Turin

Died:

08 Jun 1968
Rossfeld, Germany

Nationality:

Italy

Grands Prix:

10 (1963-1968)

Killed in a practice attempt at the Rossfeld hillclimb. Grandson of the first president of FIAT, Lodovico Scarfiotti, 'Lulu' was also named after him, but mainly raced as Ludovico. Scarfiotti's father also raced in the 1930's for Ferrari before becoming a cement manufacturer. A very wealthy man, Scarfiotti was down-to-earth and popular and was an excellent sportscar driver. The 1962 and 1965 European Hillclimb Champion, Ludovico also won the 1963 Sebring 12 Hour race, the 1963 Le Mans, the 1964 and 1965 Nurburgring 1000kms and most famously perhaps, the 1966 Italian Grand Prix for Ferrari. Scarfiotti remains the last Italian winner of the Italian Grand Prix.

Biography last updated 17 Feb 2016