NO FUNNY GAMES

NO FUNNY GAMES

The Victory in Monaco has a special flavor for the Scuderia. Pole position, front row and a glam one-two at the checkered flag. A mega result duplicated after sixteen long years, a well deserved tribute for the hard work the Maranello boys have been putting behind the 2017 project. Most Ferrari mechanics will confess thatContinue Reading

Nando’s 500

Nando’s 500

I am a well established fan of motor sport. I am also a great fan of Fernando Alonso since his Renault days. Mutual expressions of esteem we call it: I like the driver, he likes the manager. Alonso has now become my next door neighbor in Lugano and I am looking forward to spending someContinue Reading

WISE NIKI

WISE NIKI

Last Friday I sat down with Niki Lauda in the Mercedes hospitality in Sochi. I had to deliver a message from a common friend so, after exchanging on personal matters for a while, we started to talk shop about Ferrari and Mercedes, coz Niki knows I have a soft spot for the Scuderia. He askedContinue Reading

IT’S TWO ON THREE

IT’S TWO ON THREE

I am a little superstitious and for this I avoided celebrating Ferrari’s first victory in Melbourne in my blog. Joy came bursting from the inside but, as I have no media deadlines to meet, I preferred to hold everything in my chest before printing my jubilance, and I do it now. No doubt that theContinue Reading

#TUTTIPAZZIPERGIOVINAZZI (two-tee-paz-zee-per-gee-ovee-naz-zee)

#TUTTIPAZZIPERGIOVINAZZI (two-tee-paz-zee-per-gee-ovee-naz-zee)

Too busy, too excited, too emotionally involved to write my blog.It has been a very eventful week end for me, full of turnarounds and new scenarios. Having spent so much time of my life in the Formula One paddock doesn’t necessarily mean that my job lacks surprises…For this I jumped up at 3 am onContinue Reading

CIAO BERNIE

CIAO BERNIE

Bernie Ecclestone has gone. Oh yes, Liberty Media has just handed him one of those honorary advisory jobs without configuration nor power which he will not accept. He will always be remembered by all of us as the boss of Formula One and for this he cannot be just a counselor, Bernie is a dictator.Continue Reading

ITALIAN BLOOD

ITALIAN BLOOD

This one is for me. Actually, let me rephrase that: this one is for us, given the fact that I have an enthusiastic MSM team working by my side. I never liked to praise our own business achievements by sharing them in public. I am discreet and professional. However, this time, sheer joy prompts meContinue Reading