Baldi Mauro – ITALY

Mauro Baldi (Reggio nell’Emilia, 31 January 1954) is an Italian former racing driver of  Formula 1. He started his career in rallying in 1972 and turned to circuit racing in 1975 with the Italian Renault 5 Cup. In 1977 he won the Italian and Europe Renault 5 Cup and in 1978 he moved to Formula 3. In 1980 he became a successful racing […]

Mauro Baldi (Reggio nell’Emilia, 31 January 1954) is an Italian former racing driver of  Formula 1.

He started his career in rallying in 1972 and turned to circuit racing in 1975 with the Italian Renault 5 Cup.
In 1977 he won the Italian and Europe Renault 5 Cup and in 1978 he moved to Formula 3.
In 1980 he became a successful racing driver of Formula 3 winning Monaco Grand Prix.
In 1981 he won European Formula 3 Championship, winning 8 races with a March-Alfa Romeo Euroracing sponsored by Marlboro.
When Emilian driveri was hired by the “Biscione” Team (Alfa Romeo) from Milan, he had only made his Formula 1 debut the year before.

Steering Wheel:

  • In 1983 with the Alfa Romeo 183T single-seater, the ace managed to snatch 5th place at the Dutch Grand Prix. This MOMO steering wheel on show at our museum is a reminder of the Emilian driver’s racing during that championship.

(Source: Wikipedia; Formula1.com)

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