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Even with lots of work still do be done this list have reached a state where it must be considered one of the most complete and accurate ever assembled on the subject. This has only been possible due to the tremendous help from people all over the world, each of them experts of their local drivers and events.
Short biographies of drivers with BLUE background, will come up in due time. If you have any information about any driver with GREEN background, please contact me!


Francis John "Frank" O'Boyle (IRL)
* 4 Jan 1899
† 13 Dec 1986
Beragh, Tyrone
Dublin
(Info supplied by Adam Ferrington)
 
1937: DNF Dublin (Voiturette)
1938: DNF Cork (Voiturette)


driver

Johan Emanuel "Bil-Olle" Ohlsson (S)
* 18 Jul 1885
† 21 Jun 1951
Stockholm
Stockholm
(Info supplied by Håkan Gelin)
 
1932: 8 Swedish Winter GP (Ice race)
1933: DNS Swedish Winter GP (Ice race)


Cesare Oliva (I)
From Palmi near the Strait of Messina in the province of Reggio Calabria.
 
1929: DNA Coppa Ciano (1100cc)


driver

Casimiro António Pinto de Oliveira (P)
* 8 Sep 1907
† 22 Nov 1970
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Casimiro de Oliveira was brother of Manuel. While Manuel retired from racing before the war Casimiro had successful post war career in national and a few international sports car races. Ironically he gave up racing at the same time and for the same reason Sameiro did, Casimiro suffering a serious accident in the 1955 sports car Portuguese GP at Oporto.
(Info supplied by Wolfgang Kaese)
 
1938: 5 Rio de Janeiro GP


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Manuel (Manoel) Cândido Pinto de Oliveira (P)
* 12 Dec 1908
† 2 Apr 2015
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The original spelling of his name was Manuel. Brother of Casimiro, Manuel raced a rebuilt Ford known as "Edfor". During the war years Manuel became a successful film director and changed the name to Manoel - working both in Brazil and Portugal, and did not race anymore.
(Info supplied by Wolfgang Kaese and Luís Howell)
 
1937: 4 Vila Real / 1 Estoril
1938: 3 Rio de Janeiro GP

      Guillermo Oliveras de la Riva - SEE: "Vega"

Hans Ollendorf ( )
 
1931: DNA Czech GP (Voiturette)
1932: DNS Eifel GP (Voiturette)


"Bond" Anders Olsson (S)
* 10 Aug 1893
† 5 Jul 1960
Leksand, Dalarna
Falun, Dalarna
His nickname "Bond(e)" means farmer.
(Info supplied by Håkan Gelin)
 
1931: 5 Swedish Winter GP (Ice race)
1932: 10 Swedish Winter GP (Ice race)
1933: 4 Swedish Winter GP (Ice race)


Orammat ( )
 
1932: DNA Rome GP


driver

Abel Blin d'Ormont ( )
 
1929: 3 Frontieres GP (1100cc)
1930: 4 Frontieres GP / DNA European (Belgian) GP
1933: DNA Frontières GP


d'Ormoy ( )
 
1929: DNA Comminges GP (Voiturette)


Contessa Vittoria Orsini (I)
 
1932: DNF Coppa Ciano / 10 Coppa Acerbo / 4 Antibes GP (Voiturette)
1933: 10 (heat) Bordino GP / DNF Coppa Ciano

      Ostermuth v.Tschaikoff - SEE: Tschaikoff

Claude Ozannat (F)
 
1932: DNF Tunis GP (Voiturette) / DNA Oran GP (Voiturette) / DNA Provence Trophy (Voiturette) /
          DNA Casablanca GP (Voiturette) / DNA Picardie GP (Voiturette) / DNF Lorraine GP (Voiturette) /
          DNA German GP (Voiturette)


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