Onofre Marimón

Onofre Marimón

Birth
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death 31 Jul 1954 (aged 30)
Nurburg, Landkreis Ahrweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Burial Córdoba, Departamento de Capital, Córdoba, Argentina
Memorial ID 6985095 · View Source
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Race Car Driver. Onofre Marimón was the son of Domingo Marimón, and was born at Zárate, Provincia de Buenos Aires. He made his debut on 10/12/1949 (Premio General Pueyrredón), and won the race using his father's Chevrolet. But his dream was to race in Formula One, and made his debut in the category on July, 14, 1951 (Rheims, France) driving a Maserati. Onofre Marimón was the protegè of two argentinian legends: Juan Manuel Fangio y José Froilán González. With such teachers, he made very impressive progress, and in 1954 he became the first driver of the Maserati team. Onofre Marimón lost his life on July 31, 1954, while he was practicing for the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring track. His was the first death in Formula One history.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: 380W
  • Added: 3 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6985095
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Onofre Marimón (23 Dec 1923–31 Jul 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6985095, citing Cemetery de Cosquín, Córdoba, Departamento de Capital, Córdoba, Argentina ; Maintained by Find A Grave .