|AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEER, RACING CAR DRIVER (ITALY)|
BORN 23 Sep 1887, Voghera, Lombardia - DIED 3 Mar 1932, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna|
GRAVE LOCATION Bologna, Emilia-Romagna: Cimitero monumentale della Certosa di Bologna, Via della Certosa 18 (Chiostro IX)
Alfieri Maserati and his brother Bindo Maserai (1883-1980) worked for Isotta Fraschini in Milan. They went to automobile manufacturer Bianchi in 1905 and he also raced them. With his other brother Ettore he joined Isotta Fraschini on a mission to Argentina. After his return to Milan he foudned Societa Anonima Officine Alfieri Maserati in 1914. He served in World War I and after the war a larger plant was set up in Bologna. In the 1920s he won several races and he was head mechanic for Diatto from 1922 to 1926. After that together with his brothers he created the Maserati Tipo 26. In 1927 he was seriously wounded during a race and one of his kidneys was damaged. He died in 1932 after his an operation on his remaining kidney.
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Alfieri Maserati - Wikipedia