05. The first races


Nuvolari’s got first motorcycle racing licence in 1920. He entered his début race in Cremona using his second name of Giorgio

His first race was on the 20th of June 1920, at the Circuito Internazionale Motoristico (International Motorcyclist Circuit) in Cremona. He entered the competition with his second name – Giorgio – riding a Della Ferrari. He was forced to retire.
On March 20th, 1921, he drove an Ansaldo tipo 4 in his first car race: a reliability trial («Coppa veronese di regolarità») that he finished first.
During 1922 Tazio moved from Castel d’Ario to Mantua. He started three competitions by motorcycle and one by car: the Circuito del Garda (Garda Meeting) in Salò, where driving an Ansaldo he finished second overall.