Ottorino Volonterio

1917 - 2003

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Ottorino Volonterio (7 December 1917 – 10 March 2003) was a racing driver from Switzerland. He was born in Orselina and was trained as a lawyer, before he began participating in sports car racing. He debuted in Formula One at the 1954 Spanish Grand Prix on 24 October 1954 in a Maserati 250F, but was not successful in the three World Championship Grands Prix he entered, and only finished the Italian Grand Prix 15 laps behind the winner. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ottorino Volonterio has received more than 14,817 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ottorino Volonterio is the 571st most popular racing driver (down from 478th in 2019), the 579th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 484th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Ottorino Volonterio ranks 571 out of 888Before him are Andrea Dovizioso, Carlos Checa, Rudolf Krause, Henry Taylor, Brian Shawe-Taylor, and John Kocinski. After him are Pat O'Connor, Justin Wilson, Theo Helfrich, Fabrizio Barbazza, Bill Holland, and Otto Stuppacher.

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Among people born in 1917, Ottorino Volonterio ranks 283Before him are Charles Sibley, Ramanand Sagar, Tetsuo Hamuro, David Hampshire, Merle Travis, and Mikhail Anikushin. After him are Lou Harrison, Oswald Karch, Leonard Chess, Walter Munk, Arthur Laurents, and Margo. Among people deceased in 2003, Ottorino Volonterio ranks 279Before him are Anne Gwynne, Wolfgang Peters, Sheb Wooley, Gene Anthony Ray, Tranquilo Cappozzo, and Janice Rule. After him are Lou Harrison, Izzat Ghazzawi, Vera Ralston, German Sveshnikov, Steve O'Rourke, and Bill Bright.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Ottorino Volonterio ranks 579 out of 876Before him are Pascal Richard (1964), Alain Sutter (1968), Stéphane Lambiel (1985), Heinz Günthardt (1959), Kurt Marti (1921), and Christian Kracht (1966). After him are Ricardo Rodríguez (1992), Edy Reinalter (1920), Gottfried Diener (1926), Carl Meissner (1800), Uri Rosenthal (1945), and Philippe Senderos (1985).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Switzerland

Among racing drivers born in Switzerland, Ottorino Volonterio ranks 17Before him are Toni Branca (1916), Max de Terra (1918), Albert Scherrer (1908), Heini Walter (1927), Sébastien Buemi (1988), and Peter Hirt (1910). After him are Jean-Denis Délétraz (1963), Franco Forini (1958), Gregor Foitek (1965), Thomas Lüthi (1986), Alain Menu (1963), and Edoardo Mortara (1987).