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Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Felice Bonetto

 
 
Felice Bonetto Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
1. Felice Bonetto Markers
Three markers are at the site of Bonetto's accident and death.
Inscription.  

El Comité Organizadora de la Carrera Panamericana Edicion 1988
La Asociacion Mexicana del Automovil Antiguo del Estado de Guanajuato AC
Las Tripulaciones Guanajuatenses Participantes en la Carrera Panamericana y los ciudadanos del Estado de Guanajuato
rinden un homenaje postumo al gran piloto italiano
Felice Bonetto
quien encontró la muerte en este lugar el dia 21 de noviembre de 1953 durante la celebración de la 4ª Carrera Panamericana
Silao Gto 31 de octubre de 1988

Felice Bonetto
Campeon Automovilista Italiano
La muerte aquí detuvo su triunfal recorrido IV Carrera Panamericana Mexico
Silao 21 Nov. de 1953.

1950-1985
Revival Carrera Panamericana Mexico
Mexican Road Race
a Felice Bonetto i Giovani piloti italiani

English translation:
The Organizing Committee of the Pan American Race of 1988
The Mexican Association of Classic Automobiles of the State of Guanajuato
The Participating Crews from Guanajuato in the Pan American Race and the citizens of the State of Guanajuato
render a posthumous tribute to the great Italian
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driver
Felice Bonetto,
who met death here on November 21, 1953 during the celebration of the 4th Pan American Race
Silao, Guanajuato, October 31, 1988

Felice Bonetto
Italian Automobile Champion
Death here stopped his triumph in the 4th Pan American Race of Mexico
Silao, November 21, 1953.

1950-1985
Revival of the Mexican Pan American Race
Mexican Road Race
to Felice Bonetto i Giovani, Italian driver
 
Erected 1988.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSports. A significant historical date for this entry is October 31, 1988.
 
Location. 20° 56.62′ N, 101° 25.406′ W. Marker is in Silao, Guanajuato. Marker is on Calle 5 de Mayo just west of Esperanza, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle 5 de Mayo 45B, Silao GTO 36100, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Efraín Huerta (here, next to this marker); The Josephine Missionaries in the Diocese of León (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sanctuary of Guadalupe (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); General Manuel González Flores (about 120 meters away); José and Alfonso Trueba Linares (about 180 meters away); Luis I. Rodriguez T.
Felice Bonetto 1988 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
2. Felice Bonetto 1988 Marker
(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Parish of Santiago Apóstol (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silao.
 
Also see . . .
1. Felice Bonetto. (Submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
2. La Carrera Panamericana (Panamerican Road Race). (Submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
An additional Felice Bonetto Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
3. An additional Felice Bonetto Marker
Based on this marker's style it is probably the oldest marker present but its date of placement is unknown.
Felice Bonetto Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
4. Felice Bonetto Marker
The markers are between the two windows of the building seen in this view. To the right is the Efraín Huerta Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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