Vincenzo Trucco

Vincenzo Trucco, 1908. Originally in the Library of COngress, 1908, so copyright lapsed. JPEG copyright, Richard Jenkins, 2010.

Vincenzo Trucco, 1908. Originally in the Library of COngress, 1908, so copyright lapsed. JPEG copyright, Richard Jenkins, 2010.

Born:


Milan

Died:

unknown

Nationality:

Italy

Indy 500s:

1 (1913)

The 1908 Targa Florio winner, of whom little is known biographically wise. Trucco worked as a test driver for Isotta Fraschini, testing their touring and luxury cars. From 1905, he started racing for the firm in their new sportscar. As well as his Targa Florio win, he came 2nd in the Coppa Florio later that year. His career after that petered out somewhat as he concentrated on his day job, but he continued in the sport until 1923, racing in the Gran Premio Turismo 500km at Monza. Trucco later patented a spark plug with Alfieri Maserati.

Biography last updated 26 Sep 2014