Brembo brakes made a billionaire

1,185 views

Alberto Bombassei made his fortune by dominating the F1 field, with 7 of the competing 11 teams currently equipped with Brembo carbon brakes.

Jan.30 (GMM) F1 braking made one Italian a billionaire.

Alberto Bombassei, Brembo CEO presents Bernie Ecclestone, CEO Formula One Group, with a special Brembo brake to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the company
Alberto Bombassei, Brembo CEO presents Bernie Ecclestone, CEO Formula One Group, with a special Brembo brake to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the company

Photo by: XPB Images

That is the claim of the financial news agency Bloomberg, revealing that Brembo chief Alberto Bombassei made his fortune by dominating the F1 field, with 7 of the competing 11 teams currently equipped with Brembo carbon brakes.

"One of Brembo's greatest fortunes has been the opportunity to enter the world of racing in 1975, when the company started to supply Ferrari in Formula One," 73-year-old Bombassei said.

"This has enabled Brembo over the years to test on the track new technological solutions, which over time have been transferred to road cars and bikes."

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series F1
Article type Breaking news
Tags 1975, alberto bombassei, brembo

User photos

Evan_DeCiren
F1

Evan_DeCiren

28 photos
colfox72
F1

colfox72

1 photos
EuroRacer
F1

EuroRacer

44 photos
gillfoto
F1

gillfoto

1 photos
akazoinho
F1

akazoinho

4 photos
Tim Holmes
F1

Tim Holmes

25 photos
jimmykwoods
F1

jimmykwoods

2 photos
nickmossdesign
F1

nickmossdesign

1 photos
Upload photo