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Helmet of Franco Cortese

Flag of Italy Franco Cortese

nationality Italian hometown Oggebbio place of death Milan

Racing highlights

19502ndMille Miglia Italy, Group S2.0
19493rdFormula 2, X Gran Premio di Roma, Italy
19471stSehab Almaz Bey Trophy, Cairo
19402ndXXXI° Targa Florio
19332ndMille Miglia Italy
19332ndMille Miglia Italy - S/TP+1.5

Racing career summary

Races entered25
Wins1
Podiums5
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4%
Podium percentage20%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1956Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1947Racing2 races1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1940Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1939Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1938Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1937Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1936Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1933Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1930Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1929Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1927Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Franco Cortese

1956 IV Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Franco Cortese
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500 Mondial

1956 II Gran Premio Internacional de Venezuela

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Franco Cortese
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa

1955 39a Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500 Mondial

1953 I Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 MM/53

1951 Formula 2, IV Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1950 Mille Miglia Italy, Group S2.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica

1950 Formula 1, IV Gran Premio di Bari Italy

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Franco Cortese
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 S

1949 Formula 2, X Gran Premio di Roma, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 SC

1949 Formula 2, II Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1947 Sehab Almaz Bey Trophy, Cairo

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
211??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cisitalia D46

1940 XIV° Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Officine A. Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CL 1.5L

1940 XXXI° Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Officine A. Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CL 1.5L

1939 XIII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 6CM

1938 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th28Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati

1938 XII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 6CM

1937 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
30th38Scuderia Maremmana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 6CM

1937 XI Gran Premio Di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
16th0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 6CM

1937 Tunis Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 6C 2300

1936 X° Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3

1933 Mille Miglia Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza

1933 Mille Miglia Italy - S/TP+1.5

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza

1930 Mille Miglia Italy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 6C 1750GS Spider

1929 Mille Miglia Italy

PositionPointsTeam
9th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 6C 1750SS Spider

1929 V Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0F Cortese
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T37

1927 Mille Miglia Italy

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Itala 61
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