Merzario, Arturo (I)

b 11/3/1943 (Civenna)


1969 - Won Mugello GP in Abarth 2-litre
1972 - 2 F1 GP (Ferrari), 1 point. (6th Britain). Won Spa 1000km with Redman,
       Targa Florio with Munari, Rand 9 Hrs with Regazzoni (all Ferrari)
       European 2-litre champion
1973 - 9 F1 GP (Ferrari), 6 points, 12th. (4th Brazil, S.Africa)
1974 - 15 F1 GP (Williams), 4 points, 17th. (4th Italy, 6th S.Africa).
       3rd in non-title Medici GP
1975 - 7 F1 GP (6 Williams, 1 Fittipaldi), 0 points. DNQ Monaco. Sportscars
       (Alfa Romeo): won at Dijon, Monza, Enna and Nurburgring
1976 - 14 F1 GP (7 March, 7 Wolf), 0 points. DNQ=2, DNS Italy (withdrawn)
1977 - 8 F1 GP (7 Merzario, 1 Shadow), 0 points. DNQ=3. Sportscars 
       (Autodelta): won at Dijon, Enna, Estoril, Paul Ricard
1978 - 16 F1 GP (Merzario), 0 points. DNQ=8
1979 - 14 F1 GP (Merzario), 0 points. DNQ=12
1995 - Italian Sports-Prototypes (Centenari-Alfa): Won at Vallelunga
       Won Maserati Biturbo races at Imola and Estoril.
1996 - 5th in Vallelunga 6 hrs (Maserati Ghibli) with Bruno Corradi and
       Fabio Santaniello.
1997 - Sportscars (Ferrari 355): 6th in Monza 1000km with 'Meyer' & R.Ragazzi.
       Italian Sports Prototypes (Centenari): 2nd Mugello, 2nd Misano.
       International Sports Racing Series (Centenari MAC97)
       Jul 6    Donington Park  5th, -8 laps
       Aug 2    Zolder          crash
       Sep 14   Brno            1st
       Nov 9    Jarama          2nd, -2 laps
1998 - International Sports Racing Series (Centenari-Alfa Romeo) with
       R.Donovan
       Apr 13   Paul Ricard     4th, -6 laps (1st SR2)
       Aug 16   Anderstorp      off
1999 - International Sports Racing Series (Cauduro Tampolli Team Tampolli 
       RS2-RTA99), 5th, 55 pts, with P.Maccari
       Mar 28   Barcelona               ret/4 laps/engine (& G.Gulinelli)
       Apr 11   Monza                   5th, -9 laps (& G.Gulinelli)
       May 26   Spa-Francorchamps       8th, -6 laps
       Jun 27   Enna-Pergusa            8th, -15 laps
       Jul 18   Donington Park          ret/75 laps/accident
       Aug 1    Brno                    ret/11 laps/engine
       (Bruneau Debora-BMW), with P.Bruneau & M.Rostan
       Nov 28   Kyalami                 ret/40 laps/lost wheel
2001 - FIA Sportscar Championship (Bruneau Debora-BMW), with P.Bruneau & 
       M.Rostan
       Apr 8    Barcelona               11th, -15 laps
       Apr 22   Monza 1000 km           ret/81 laps
       May 13   Spa-Francorchamps       13th/55 laps
       Jul 1    Brno                    14th/47 laps
2002 - FIA Sportscar Championship (PIR Pilbeam-Peugeot MP84): with M.Rostan
       May 19   Brno                    ret/26 laps/engine
2008  Nurburgring 24 Hrs (BMW M3): ret, with L.Scalini, M.Simoncini, R.Purtscher