The Official Ferrari Magazine is made with the contribution of many people willing to share their uncommon experience with us.
Classic car expert Adolfo Orsi acts as a consultant to collectors and museums. He was the chief judge for the Ferrari 60 Concours d’Elegance and also chaired the Pebble Beach FIVA awards jury for 11 years.
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.
Antonio Ghini, editor-in-chief of The Official Ferrari Magazine and author of numerous Ferrari-related publications, was Brand and Communications Director at Ferrari for many years.
After beginning his career in the advertising world, Mr Kluzer was appointed head of the Product Press Office at Ferrari, a position he held until 2009. He is now International and Corporate Communications Manager of the Fiat Group.
Elaine lives in Chicago, in a walking distance to the fabled Wrigley Field stadium and is a contributor to a number of titles, including the New York Times and National Geographic Traveler.
Franco Nugnes, a professional journalist, now, after many years in the print media, is actually managing Omnicorse.it.
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.
Jaap Kalma is a brand and marketing expert, with both professionally and personally a great passion for Ferrari. He was brand and strategy directorfor Ferrari and head of licensing for several years, and closely involved in the launch of Ferrari Magazine.
Kate Crockett is a London-based travel writer and contributor to the London Evening Standard, France Magazine, Homes & Gardens, The Japan Times and various titles for Condé Nast in the UK. www.katecrockett.co.uk
London-based Keith has been researching Ferrari history and writing about the marque for almost three decades. He has contributed to numerous magazines and websites across the world, and has written five books on Ferrari.
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.
XING Li, Senior Editor of Robb Report Chinese version, is an auto lifestyle senior journalist with more than seven years contribution to automotive industry and culture.
Turin native Luca is an art critic and tutor at the city’s Accademia Albertina. He writes for Il Giornale, the Torino Sette section of La Stampa and Arte e Rumore. His latest book, Pop: l’artista come star, is published by Rizzoli
Luca Colajanni, born in Palermo, has been following Ferrari and motorsports since the early 1990s. He was behind the first Ferrari websites and for 11 years he was Head of the Scuderia press office. Today he is back taking care of the internet for Ferrari as Head of Online Communication.
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.
Matteo Sardi is the Head of Communications of Ferrari North America, an expert in luxury and creative branding, and a life-long cinephile
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.
Mayu Fujimoto, born in 1972, lives in Tokyo, where she works as a critique, specialised in arts on stage: theater, dance, opera and musical. Due to her work she travels all around the world, to work with the most important newspapers and magazines.
Mike was F1’s first full-time press officer, before becoming sports editor for the now defunct Motor magazine. He went freelance in 1983 and gave up race reporting in 2005.
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.
Pat has been writing about cars and the car industry for more than 25 years. Currently the US correspondent for BBC Top Gear Magazine, Pat also regularly writes for Car Graphic, The Sunday Times and a host of other international titles.
Paul Horrell was the first international journalist to drive the Ferrari F355 in 1994, the FF in 2011, and a number of others in between. He writes for BBC To Gear Magazine and Motor Trend (USA), and is as excited about the new Fiat Panda as any supercar.
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.
Philippe is professor of the sociology of art at Palermo University. He is author and anchor of the arts and culture programme Passepartout and was appointed editor-in-chief of Art e Dossier magazine in March 2008.
For those who don't know, Pistunzen is our mascot. This baby-piston is actually the only one allowed to sneak into the secret departments of the Ferrari factory in Maranello. Every now and then he likes to blog about what happens behind the scenes, check it out!
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.
Journalists and travel writer works for Vogue Italia and other Condé Nast magazines, writing about travel, tourism, gastronomy and Spa. She tweets under the name @silviafrau
Stan writes for Super Lawyer and California Lawyer, is an award-winning humoour writer, and contributes lifestyle stories to numerous publications. His first used car cost about the same at our Ferrari magazine.