Singen rewind

It often happens that someone ask me to remember the controversial Singen episode between Alessandro Nannini and Roland Asch, in the penultimate event of 1994 DTM. In that season I was Alessandro Nannini’s Race Engineer and I lived those moments personally onsite. Much has been said about that episode (many times with any logical sense),…

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07.4.1968

In 1968 I was twelve years old. A difficult period for the social uprising and the international political situation. It was the year of the Têt offensive in Vietnam, of the assassinations of Martin Luther King in Memphis and Robert Kennedy in Los Angeles. It was the year of Belice’s earthquake in Sicily. It was…

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The Champion, the other Red racing car and the bowl of muesli

Silently, he appears at the entrance of the garage. The suit tied at the waist, the under-suit with short sleeves and biceps, sculpted, well in sight. A huge watch on his left wrist. He’s holding a bowl of muesli, from which he draws relentlessly while watching us. You can feel that he comes – for…

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Aerodynamics, the importance of 3D model

In the real world, do not exist two race cars with the same handling on the track. Although built exactly with the same specifications, by the same people, tested by the same driver, one after the other, both with new tyres to minimize the variables between them, well, it’s very probably that one will be slightly…

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