The Official Ferrari Magazine is made with the contribution of many people willing to share their uncommon experience with us.
Alberto has written about F1 for 23 years, in motorsport magazine Rombo and for Corriere della Sera and La Gazzetta dello Sport, as well as editing Autosprint. In this issue, Alberto tells the epic story of Ferrari’s ‘Boxer’ engine in the words of those who elevated it to greatness: Forghieri and Lauda.
Andrea De Adamich was for years a professional driver on the F1 World Championship circuit and prototype sports car racing and now works as a journalist. He also owns the Centro Internazionale Guida Sicura at Varano de Melegari. Since 1992, he has been a trainer at the Ferrari driving school, Pilota Ferrari.
The founder and CEO of Good Business, one of Europe’s leading responsible business consultancies, Giles has pointed out the benefits of going green to global brands such as L’Oréal, Orange and Coca-Cola. For The Official Ferrari Magazine, Giles delivers his verdict on the eco-friendliness of Maranello.
Formerly the deputy editor of The Official Ferrari Magazine, Helen is currently the commissioning editor of Condé Nast Brides. She has written for a variety of lifestyle magazines including Brides, The Official Ferrari Magazine, MO, Maybourne, Quintessentially, Grove and Rocks.
University degree in law, journalist since 2002 and mother of two children. She worked in Rome for editors such as L'Espresso and Rai, worked online as well as for TV and print media. She now lives in Florence, her home town, looking for a better life. She collaborates with "Corriere della Sera" and writes as a freelancer for several important magazines and websites about her passions and obesssions: fashion, travel and Made in Italy.
Hailing from California but based in Shanghai since 1998, freelance writer Lisa Movius covers Asia's contemporary art, music, theatre and film, history, design, fashion and business. Previously the correspondent for WWD, she has contributed to British Vogue, The New Republic, and The Wall Street Journal, and currently she writes regularly for WGSN, The Art Newspaper and Art in America. Movius is active in the Shanghai indie music scene, and works part-time at the city's largest rock venue Mao Livehouse. She also sidelines as a translator and collects vintage hats and Shanghainese Art Deco furniture.
From the city of Bologna he transformed his passion into his profession: writing for ‘Spirito Divino’ and ‘Monsieur’ as well as collaborating with the wine guide ‘Gambero Rosso’ and the restaurant guide from ‘L’Espresso’ and ‘Guida alle Tavole della Birra’. He published numerous books regarding wine such as ‘i Signori delle Bollicine’ or the recent book ‘Franciacorta, un vino, una terra’ published by the Swan Group. On the web he actively participates on the Espresso Food and Wine website.
Matt Master is a freelance writer who contributes regularly to Top Gear magazine. He also has also written for the Sunday Times, the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal. His hobbies beyond motoring include haphazard gardening and a daily battle of wills with his dog. He lives in Dorset with his partner and daughter.
Nick, contributing editor of The Official Ferrari Magazine, is world famous as the drummer in British rock legends Pink Floyd. But he is just as well-known for his successful motor racing exploits - including five Le Mans 24 hours races - and his collection of priceless racing cars. Amongst others, Nick owns a Maserati 250F and Birdcage, several Bugattis, and various Ferraris, including a 250GTO, a 512S, an ex-Gilles Villeneuve 312T3 and an Enzo.
Australian Peter Robinson, fast approaching a half century working as a motoring writer, spent 16 years living in Italy while writing for Autocar, Car &Driver and the Australian magazine Wheels, which he also edited for 16 years. He is as much in love with cars and the car industry as ever.
As a motoring writer and road tester Richard Meaden has driven countless classic and modern Ferraris. As a six-time competitor in the gruelling Nürburgring 24-hour race he also knows the challenge of the fearsome Nordschleife. Who better then to recount the Ferrari 599XX's record-breaking lap of the Green Hell?
Scott Driscoll, winner of an Educational Outreach award for Excellence in Teaching in the Arts and Humanities 2006, has an MFA from the University of Washington and makes his living as a writer and teacher. His short stories and narrative essays have been published extensively in literary journals and anthologies.
A collector of Ferrari memorabilia and documentation as well as the author of highly-regarded tomes on the company history, Sergio Cassano is a founder-member of the Ferrari Club Italia and its current chairman. He is also the mayor of Valenza, which is famous for its goldsmiths.