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Garage Band

Noisy, glamorous and with that teasing frisson of danger, fast cars and rock stars have always been made for each other. We discover how, in the glittery world of the guitar hero and Ferrari collector Sammy Hagar, the power of the Prancing Horse has even influenced his singing style

John Branca and his 458 Italia; photo Scott Pommier

Guarding the legacy of the King of Pop

Entertainment lawyer John Branca made his name coining megadeals for such global superstars as the Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, Fleetwood Mac and, most famously, Michael Jackson. Today Branca, who is a passionate Ferrarista, keeps alive the memory of the King of Pop with the extraordinary spectacle, THE IMMORTAL World Tour. We met him in Los Angeles

Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti in front of his California; photo Sin

All that Jazz

Celebrated jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, who began his career playing with Frank Sinatra, recently discovered a whole new and extraordinary sound, that of his Ferrari California. we interviewed him at his home in LA, to find out about his art and his new passion

Nick Mason at the wheel of the FF; photo Lee Brimble

Complete control

Where better to test the revolutionary FF than the snowcovered mountain roads surrounding Brunico, in the Alto Adige area of the dolomites? Nick Mason, drummer with Pink Floyd, collector and expert driver, unleashes the FF’s 660hP v12 and demonstrates the efficiency of its all-wheel drive. There’s even room on-board for his drum kit…

The novelist Garth Stein poses with the 458 Italia; photo Sinisha Nisevic

The write stuff

The hero of Garth Stein’s best-selling novel ‘The art of racing in the rain’ took a test drive in a Ferrari F430. So how would the man himself find the 458 Italia on the streets of Los Angeles? In an exclusive interview with The Official Ferrari Magazine, we spoke to the Seattle-based writer about his love of motor racing and the prancing horse