Friday 20th May 1921
Born on this day, Aldo Gordini, son of Amédée Gordini, owner of the French sports car manufacturer Gordini. Aldo worked for the family’s racing team as a mechanic and occasionally drove in Grand Prix motor racing events and Formula Two races. He participated in one Formula One World Championship race on 1 July 1951 as well as one non-Championship Formula One race.That same year he also drove for the Gordini team at the 24 hours of Le Mans but fuel pump problems forced him out of the race.
Aldo Gordini died in Paris in 1995.