Biographie de l'auteur
A graduate in mechanical engineering, Lorenzo Ramaciotti was director general of Pininfarina’s Studies and Research sector for about 20 years. Cars like the Maserati Quattroporte, Ferrari 550 Maranello, 360 Modena, F430, Scaglietti and also the dream car Enzo were all born under his management. Today he is responsible for the style of the entire Fiat Group Automobiles.
Cesare De Agostini is one of the best known Italian authors on motor sport much liked for his highly individual style, which is able to transmit such excitement. First a journalist and then an author of a multitude of books on the world of motor racing, his extensive list of successes include unforgettable titles on Tazio Nuvolari, Giuseppe Farina, Alberto Ascari and Clay Regazzoni.
A journalist and automobile historian, Gianni Cancellieri was born at Mantua in 1934. He has edited some of the most important Italian publications in the motoring and motor sport fields. For many years, he has been the supervising editor of the Giorgio Nada Editore series “Racing Lives”, devoted to the great champions of the past, and written by Cesare De Agostini.