Froilán Gonzalez

02. Feb 2020 
by Ziv Knoll

José Froilán Gonzalez was an Argentine racing driver, particularly notable for scoring Ferrari’s first win in Formula One, at the 1951 British Grand Prix.

He scored two Grand Prix wins in 26 starts, winning twice the British Grand Prix (1951 and 1954).

In 1954, he won the Le Mans 24 Hours for Ferrari with French driver Maurice Trintignant.

Gonzalez’s nickname was ‘The Pampas Bull’ (by his British fans).

Source: DR

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