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

BRAVO NICO

BRAVO NICO

At the Amber Lounge after race party, all the attention was on him, the 2016 Formula One World Champion. Then, suddenly, papa Keke turned up at Nico’s table and rivers of emotions merged with cascades of champagne. History was written again for the Rosberg family, this time the plot being a different one. It allContinue Reading

All in the Family

All in the Family

Rosberg’s success in Suzuka has meant victory for Mercedes-Benz in this year’s Manufacturers Championship with four races to go. Ferrari and Red Bull failed to pose a serious problem to the silver arrows in 2016 and they are now fighting their own battle for second place. Pretty boring stuff. For three years now, Mercedes haveContinue Reading