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Giorgio Pianta dies


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#1 AlexS

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 17:11

Great figure in Lancia and Fiat Group Rally operations, Fiat 131, Lancia 037, Delta S4  and later in the Alfa Romeo 156 in DTM. He was 79. 

 

Pilot, test pilot and magical setup finder, team manager.

 

 



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#2 Ferrari_F1_fan_2001

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 19:22

RIP fella

you lived your life like a true petrolhead

#3 Lemans

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 19:39

R.I.P

What a fantastic list of cars to be associated with. Every single one a classic.



#4 Longtimefan

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 19:47

RIP, a life well lived!



#5 RS2000

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 22:32

Part of the atmosphere of contemporary rally service areas was the voice of Italianate Finn Marku Alen urgently calling out for Pianta: "Eh, Giorgio, Giorgio! 



#6 GAZF1nut

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 23:24

RIP :(