Alfieri Maserati (23 September 1887 - 3 March 1932) was an Italian automotive engineer, known for establishing and leading the Maserati racing car manufacturer with the other Maserati Brothers.[1]

Maserati was born in Voghera. In 1903 he and his brother Bindo Maserati started working for Isotta-Fraschini in Milan, on their older brother Carlo Maserati's recommendation. He followed Carlo to Bianchi in 1905, with whom he also raced and win in 1909. On Bindo's recommendation, Alfieri and Ettore Maserati went back to Isotta-Fraschini on a mission to Argentina in 1912, returning to Italy to found the new Milan-based workshop Societa Anonima Officine Alfieri Maserati in 1914.

Both served in World War I and the workshop was run by his brother Ernesto Maserati, who led a large production of spark plugs to the war effort. After the war a larger production plant was set up in Bologna.

Alfieri won a number of races in the 1920s. He died in Bologna from liver complications related to an accident in 1928.

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  1. Donatella Biffignandi (December 10, 2002). "Alfieri Maserati". Museo dell'Automobile "Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia" di Torino. http://www.museoauto.it/home/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=155:alfieri-maserati-&catid=41:biografie&Itemid=59. Retrieved March 3, 2010. 
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