Enzo Ferrari always had a great passion, not only for journalism, which he had practiced in his youth, but also for the journalists themselves, often resulting in furious quarrels with them, which then, inevitably, ended up on friendly terms with a glass of Lambrusco and a plate of tortellini. In 1976 he published a book […]
1933. Alfa Romeo, as always in difficult, if not critical, economic conditions, was taken over by IRI (the Industrial Reconstruction Institute which brings together state-owned companies) at the behest of the Head of Government Mussolini, and Ugo Gobbato became General Manager. The new management decides to abandon the races, which are too expensive, […]
This is the title of an article dating back a few years ago that appeared in the Piccolo di Trieste newspaper. A great article on history and heroism, unfortunately forgotten, of our seamanship, but also of Italian genius and Alfa Romeo. “The Decima Mas had used it over seventy years ago in desperate and fearless […]
The Società Anonima Scuderia Ferrari was established at the end of 1929, on occasion of a dinner at the Casa del Fascio offered by the Automobile Club of Bologna in honor of Alfieri Maserati and Baconin Borzacchini, stars of the final race of the season. That cheerful and convivial event was organized to celebrate the […]
Cerda … once upon a time
The age of Florios in the Sicily of “gattopardi”. A fascinating 100-year-old story of men and engines, those of the Targa Florio.
Sicily and the Targa Florio race, as Giovanni Agnelli remembers it. I have very beautiful memories of Sicily, old and new. Memories of a many places full of light, colors and scents, and refined people; I believe that no one in the world is a gentleman like a Sicilian gentleman; they are special people. And […]
November 23, 1919 only 100 years ago… The devastations and grief of the World War (1915-1918) certainly had not interrupted the feelings and passion that have always coursed through sports enthusiasts all over the world. It was the structure itself of the human soul to impose that after any type of trouble everything must pick […]