Michael Andretti's bid to enter Formula One with a new 11th team moved a step closer to the starting grid on Monday after the sport's governing body gave its approval and passed the application on to the commercial rights holders. American Andretti, the 1991 CART champion and son of 1978 Formula One world champion Mario, had been seen as the clear...

Beppe Gianoglio, organizer for 40 years of Automotoretrò, entered the Hall of Fame of Concorso Italiano. The nomination, with the consequent assignment of the La Bella Macchina Award, was officialized on August 19th at Concorso in Seaside (CA), where Gianoglio could not attend for personal reasons. The opportunity for the hand over was offered by F...

Lamborghini – The Man Behind the Legend had its global premiere at the Rome Film Festival. Set in 1950s Italy, the film, penned and directed by Bobby Moresco, Oscar winner for Crash, was released in Italy in January, just days before the thirtieth anniversary of the passing of Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of one of the world’s most celebrated...

Italy has been a main protagonist on the opening day of the Detroit Auto Show 2023. “Italy is synonymous with automotive”, underlined the Italian consul in Detroit, Allegra Baistrocchi, who organized the Italian presence as part of the Mobility Global Forum, a two-day symposium attended by managers and experts in the sector to discuss changes in th...

Mario Andretti epitomizes auto racing excellence. He is the only driver in history to win the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500, and the Formula One World Championship in a career that set the platinum standard. At 83 years of age, Andretti is as revered walking through the NASCAR Cup Series garage area before the Daytona 500 as he is walking throu...

The Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosted an event last night at Villa Firenze to celebrate Lamborghini’s 60th anniversary. “Lamborghini is a global icon and embodies the best of Italy’s industrial tradition, ever focused on innovation with the ambition to shape the future through advanced technologies and sustainable...

For Italian cars, like fine red wines or Parmigiano Reggiano, it helps to be a little bit older. So says Silvia Sanremo, head of administration at Italian Connections HCB, a high-end platform for those moving to Italy from abroad, specializing in cars and all the logistical complications that go with them.  “It's no surprise that a country as steep...

September 5 – 10, 2023 - Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue, New York. Please RSVP here indicating “Frenemies”. Monday through Friday – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Opening September 8 2023 | 6PM. The Italian Cultural Institute in New York is pleased to present the exhibition FRENEMIES: Tazio Nuvolari and Enzo Ferrari, a partnership that made the...

Sixty-two Maserati collectors, racetrack-country-club members, and/or wannabe gentleman racers have already flashed their AmEx Black cards, securing every copy of the latest Maserati Corsa track-only model: the 2024 Maserati MCXtrema. We covered the concept based loosely on the Maserati MC20 supercar last year, when it was known only by its codenam...

Picture it. As the story goes, Ferruccio Lamborghini, who had been manufacturing excellent tractors since 1948, had bought a Ferrari about which he made complaints. His response from Enzo Ferrari came across as an insult when he said, “Why don’t you stick to tractors, and I’ll stick to cars.” Apparently Lamborghini replied, “I can do this as well,”...