Michele Alboreto

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Michele Alboreto in the Canadian Grand Prix, 1988

Michele Alboreto (December 23, 1956 in MilanApril 25, 2001 in Klettwitz) was an Italian racing driver. He is famous for finishing runner up to Alain Prost in the 1985 Formula One World Championship, as well as winning the 1997 24 Hours of Le Mans and 2001 12 Hours of Sebring sports car races. Alboreto competed in Formula One from 1981 until 1994, racing for a number of teams, most notably the Ferrari factory team.