Giovanni de Riu

Giovanni de Riu

10/3/1925

Italian driver who attempted to qualify for the Italian Grand Prix in 1954 in a privateer Maserati A6GCM/250F.

Giovanni de Riu was born in Macomer in Italy. He failed to qualify for the 1954 Italian Grand Prix, with a privately-entered Maserati.

After racing he became a key figure in the CSAI (Commissione Sportiva Automobilistica Italiana) and was involved in the enquiry into Jochen Rindt's fatal accident in practice for the Italian Grand Prix in Monza in 1970.

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