Vittorio Brambilla

1937 - 2001

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Vittorio Brambilla (11 November 1937 – 26 May 2001) was a Formula One driver from Italy who raced for the March, Surtees and Alfa Romeo teams. Particularly adept at driving in wet conditions, his nickname was "The Monza Gorilla", due to his often overly aggressive driving style and sense of machismo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vittorio Brambilla has received more than 124,951 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Vittorio Brambilla is the 58th most popular racing driver, the 1,475th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,411th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Italian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Vittorio Brambilla ranks 58 out of 888Before him are Jacques Laffite, Pierre Levegh, Maria Teresa de Filippis, René Arnoux, Didier Pironi, and Patrick Depailler. After him are Riccardo Patrese, Carlos Sainz, Ari Vatanen, Rudolf Caracciola, Michèle Mouton, and Lucien Bianchi.

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Among people born in 1937, Vittorio Brambilla ranks 83Before him are Manuel Pinto da Costa, Erich Segal, Dragoslav Šekularac, Billy Dee Williams, Karel Schwarzenberg, and Joseph Nye. After him are Rafael Moneo, Neeme Järvi, Thomas Nagel, Ronald Venetiaan, Tamara Press, and Valentin Pavlov. Among people deceased in 2001, Vittorio Brambilla ranks 53Before him are Stanley Kramer, Emilie Schindler, Francisco Rabal, Giovanni Leone, Joseph Greenberg, and Joey Ramone. After him are Francisco da Costa Gomes, Katharine Graham, Edward Gierek, Seishiro Shimatani, David Graf, and Donald J. Cram.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Vittorio Brambilla ranks 1,475 out of 4,088Before him are Peter II of Sicily (1305), Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), Jacopo de' Barbari (1460), Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies (1822), Pietro d'Abano (1250), and Domenico di Pace Beccafumi (1486). After him are Moses Montefiore (1784), Marcello Gandini (1938), Ubertino of Casale (1259), Archestratus (-350), Alberic II of Spoleto (911), and Joe D'Amato (1936).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Vittorio Brambilla ranks 9Before him are Alberto Ascari (1918), Giacomo Agostini (1942), Lella Lombardi (1941), Valentino Rossi (1979), Tazio Nuvolari (1892), and Maria Teresa de Filippis (1926). After him are Riccardo Patrese (1954), Lucien Bianchi (1934), Luigi Fagioli (1898), Ernesto Brambilla (1934), Michele Alboreto (1956), and Carlo Ubbiali (1929).