Gianni Morbidelli (Pesaro, 13 January 1968) is an Italian racing driver, now active in TCR International Series.
Gianni Morbidelli is famous for being an excellent test driver, he was considered one of the best promising Italian racing drivers at the beginning of 90’s. Italian and European Formula 3 Champion in 1989, he made a debut in Formula 1 the forllowing year, and in this category he compete in 6 championship, obtaining a 3rd place at Australian Grand Prix in 1995 as best result.
- In 1992, the year of this MOMO steering wheel, fitted on the Minardi M192, Morbidelli split his time driving for the Faenza team and as test driver for Ferrari. During the World Championship of that year he came home in 7th place at the Brazilian Grand Prix, but back then, and until 2003, 7th position was not worth any points, therefore he finished the season empty handed.
- In 1994 Morbidellim withe the Footwork team and behind the wheel of the FA15, managed to score a 5th and a 6th place at Germany Grand Prix and Belgium Grand Prix. This MOMO steering Wheel in our collection is witness of that great achievement.
(Source: Wikipedia; Formula1.com)