Marzocchi Motor takes to the track with Ferrari

The Emilian company also supplies pumps and shock absorbers for the Cavallino

It’s the Eighties and Marzocchi Motor is also competing in Formula 1. The Emilian company began working for the automobile Grand Prix and started to equip the F1 Ferrari with their rear shocks and pumps.

The first victory with Ferrari

The first victory was on July 3, 1981: Didier Pironi won the Zandvoort GP with his Ferrari 126 C/2.

The following month, the victory of the German Grand Prix went to his new team mate, sobstitute ofJilles Villeneuve, Patrick Tambay.

The Scuderia ends the Championship in fifth position among the Constructors, with a booty of two victories and a third place.

An Italian at the Cavallino court

On April 29, 1984 Michele Alboreto, on the Ferrari F1 126 C/4 equipped with rear shock absorbers and Marzocchi, won the Belgian GP at Zolder.

Even Minardi, Tyrrel, Lotus, Lamborghini did mount the same pieces.

Ferrari - Alboreto Michele - Marzocchi Motor

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