Ferrari 340 America Spider Vignale - 1952

Alfredo Vignale

A talent for forming bodywork runs in Alfredo Vignale’s family. His father, both of his uncles and brothers were car painters. At the age of eleven, he joined a metalworking firm as a workshop apprentice, and when he was 17…

Mille Miglia 2019, OSCA #170

The eyes of 1000 Miglia

The emotion aroused by the Mille Miglia isn’t only triggered by the presence of the world’s most beautiful cars. There are other nuances of emotions, which are deeper and linked to the senses. These senses bring you back to distant…

Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart

99 races, 27 victories, 359 world championship points, 3 times world champion. Prompt reflexes, concentration, inner calm, resolved wish to win: Jackie Stewart. It was Barry Filer who induced him to start racing in the club races. In 1963, he…

Giotto Bizzarrini

Giotto Bizzarrini

Mechanic test driver or driver engineer, that is how Giotto Bizzarrini loves defining himself. In his workshop, in Rosignano Solvay, Giotto created his “handmade” cars. A polite man and a tireless “teacher”. Fastidious and maybe someone would jokingly define him…

Bicester Heritage

On Sunday 12th May I reached a place that classic car enthusiasts cannot miss: Bicester Heritage. We were guests at the Petrolicious Drivers’ Meeting. I left from London, heading north-west, towards Oxfordshire, after an hour and a half drive and…