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Helmet of Piero Taruffi

Flag of Italy Piero Taruffi

nationality Italian born October 12, 1906 hometown Albano Laziale, Rome died January 12, 1988 place of death Rome

Racing highlights

19542ndTourist Trophy
19523rdFormula 1
19521stInternational Ulster Trophy Races, Dundrod Circuit, N.Ireland
19513rdFormula 1, V Gran Premio di Bari, Italy
19503rdFormula Libre, III Gran Premio Internacional Gral. San Martín Argentina
19503rdFormula 1, III Grand Prix des Nations Genève, Switzerland
19492ndFormula 2, X Gran Premio di Roma, Italy
19473rdSehab Almaz Bey Trophy, Cairo
19333rdCoppa Acerbo
19333rdMille Miglia Italy
19333rdMille Miglia Italy - S/TP+1.5
19333rdADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class

Racing career summary

Races entered55
Wins5
Podiums16
Pole positions2
Fastest laps3
Race win percentage9.1%
Podium percentage29.1%

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.

1957Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing6 races2 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing7 races2 wins4 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1951Racing6 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1949Racing3 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1940Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1939Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1938Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1936Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1935Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1934Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1933Racing4 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1932Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Piero Taruffi

1957 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Lindsey Hopkins
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1957 World Sportscar Championship - S5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Lindsey Hopkins
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette SS
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S5.0 1957.

1957 VII Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Scuderia Centro Sud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 250F

1956 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Alfieri Maserati, Vandervell Products Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 250F
Vanwall
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1956.

1956 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300 S
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship 1956.

1956 World Sportscar Championship - S3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S3.0 1956.

1956 IV Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 150S

1956 Sveriges Grand Prix, Kristianstad

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine Alfieri Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S

1955 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
6th9Scuderia Ferrari, Daimler Benz AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 555
Mercedes W196
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1955.

1955 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 857 Monza

1954 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1954.

1954 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D24

1953 I Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D24

1952 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
3rd22Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1952.

1952 International Ulster Trophy Races, Dundrod Circuit, N.Ireland

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375

1951 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
6th10Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1951.

1951 Formula 1, V Gran Premio di Bari, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500

1950 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Alfa Romeo SpA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 158
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1950.

1950 Formula Libre, IV Gran Premio Extraordinario Maria Eva Duarte de Perón (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Ing P. Taruffi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Formula Libre, III Gran Premio Internacional Gral. San Martín Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Ing P. Taruffi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Formula Libre, IV Copa de acción San Lorenzo, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Ing P. Taruffi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Formula 1, III Grand Prix des Nations Genève, Switzerland

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Alfa Romeo SpA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 158

1949 Formula Libre, IV Gran Premio Juan Domingo Peron (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Ing P. Taruffi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Formula 2, X Gran Premio di Roma, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 C

1949 Madrid Grand Prix - 30 October

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cisitalia D46

1947 Sehab Almaz Bey Trophy, Cairo

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cisitalia D46

1940 XIV° Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Scuderia Torino
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CL 1.5L

1939 XIII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 6CM

1938 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th26Scuderia Torino
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo 308
Alfa Romeo Tipo 312

1938 XII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 6CM

1936 X° Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 8CM

1935 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th31Bugatti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1935 IX Grand Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0P Taruffi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 8CM

1935 ADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class

PositionPointsTeam
0P Taruffi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bugatti T59

1934 VIII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
0Officine A Masareti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati V5

1933 Coppa Acerbo

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0P Taruffi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 8CM

1933 VII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
5th0P Taruffi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1933 Mille Miglia Italy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Spider Z

1933 Mille Miglia Italy - S/TP+1.5

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Spider Z

1933 ADAC Eifelrennen Nürburgring - GP class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1932 Coppa Acerbo

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza
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