10/2/1903, Franco Cortese is born in Oggebbio Novara, Italy.

Apart from being a record starter at the Mille Miglia with 14 participations and one victory between 1927 and 1956, Cortese was a Grand Prix winner a the City of Rome, the Circuito di Vercelli, the Circuito di Vigevano and the Circuito di Varese in 1947 and also winning the 1950 Grand Prix of Naples. He also won the 1956 Italian 2-litre championship in a Ferrari 500.

Born: 10th of February 1903 in Oggebbio Novara, Italy.
Died: 13th of November 1986 in Italy, aged 83.


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