Giuseppe Farina

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Emilio Giuseppe Farina, also known as Giuseppe Antonio "Nino" Farina (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈniːno faˈriːna]; 30 October 1906 – 30 June 1966) was an Italian racecar driver.[1] He did Grand Prix motor racing. He is famous for his 'straight-arm' driving style, which many other drivers copied. He was the first ever Formula One World Champion.[2]

He was born in Turin. He received his doctorate in law from the University of Turin.[1] He died when he accidentally crashed his car in Aiguebelle, France.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nino Farina - Italy". ESPN. Retrieved 2021-02-13.
  2. David Tremayne (August 9, 2020). "Who was Giuseppe Farina, F1's first winner and world champion?". Formula One. Retrieved May 14, 2021.