Dario Resta

Winner of the 1915 and 1916 Vanderbilt Cup Races and the 1916 Indy 500 Race

Nationality: Italy
Born: August 19, 1882 Faenza, Italy
Died: September 2, 1924 Brooklands, England

Dario Resta, nicknamed "Dolly", was an Italian Briton race car driver. Raised in England from the age of two, he began racing there starting in 1907. He took part in the Montagu Cup the very first race of the now historic Brooklands track. He set a record of 95.7 mi/h in a half-mile run a few years later. After competing in Grand Prix motor racing in Europe, including the 1913 French Grand Prix1913 French Grand Prix, he went to the U.S.

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