Dino Crescentini

Dino Crescentini

22/9/1947 - 22/6/2008

Dino Crescentini had represented San Marino in the 1994 Winter Olymics. He competed in historic sports car racing and was tragically killed at Mosport Park driving Wolf Dallara Can-Am car.

Dino Crescentini was born in the Republic of San Marino but emigrated with his family to Michigan in the United States in the 1970s. In 1994 he participated in the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, competing the bobsleigh event representing San Marino.

He started motor racing in the late 1990s competing in historic sports car events. He was killed during the 29th International Vintage Racing Festival held at Mosport Park during the Group6 race. His Wolf Dallara WD1 Can-Am car became airborne at high speed on the Mario Andretti straight. The car flipped end-over-end several times before hitting the wall. Crescentini was taken to Bowmanville hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

He was not related to the another driver with the same name, Dino Crescentini, the Californian SCCA racer.

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