Alberto Crespo

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Alberto Crespo
Alberto Crespo - El Grafico 1643.jpg
Born(1920-01-16)16 January 1920
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died 14 August 1991(1991-08-14) (aged 71)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Flag of Argentina.svg Argentine
Active years 1952
Teams non-works Maserati
Entries 1 (0 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First entry 1952 Italian Grand Prix
Last entry 1952 Italian Grand Prix

Alberto Augusto Crespo (16 January 1920 – 14 August 1991) was a racing driver from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He entered one World Championship Formula One Grand Prix, the 1952 Italian Grand Prix, with a Maserati entered for him by Enrico Platé. Crespo narrowly failed to qualify.

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Formula One is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group. The FIA Formula One World Championship has been one of the premier forms of racing around the world since its inaugural season in 1950. The word "formula" in the name refers to the set of rules to which all participants' cars must conform. A Formula One season consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix, which take place worldwide on purpose-built circuits and on public roads.

Complete Formula One World Championship results

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WDC Points
1952 Enrico Platé Maserati 4CLT/48 Maserati/Platé Straight-4 SUI 500 BEL FRA GBR GER NED ITA
DNQ
NC 0


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