Ferrari 375 Mille Miglia

Enzo Ferrari is always right!

This story starts in 1952 when Willamette (Willie) Keck Day decided she wanted to buy a new Ferrari. It should be noted that Willie’s husband was the principal of Superior Oil company in Los Angeles. Superior oil was later bought…

Luigi Musso

Luigi Musso

His father put him in a boarding school in Mondragone with the Jesuits, who gave him a very strict education. On the outside, he looked very self-confident, inside, there was a small rift. Musso was the only person in the…

Chris Amon

Chris Amon

After fifteen years of activity, he decided to leave races to go back to Bull, in New Zealand, without ever winning a Grand Prix. Chris Amon came very close to winning several times, but the unpredictable has always happened to…

Alberto Ascari

Alberto Ascari

He started by driving a 6-cylinder Maserati in Tripoli and at the Targa Florio race. In 1940, he ran the Mille Miglia behind the wheel of the “815” Auto Avio Costruzioni. He raced in Piero Dusio’s team with Cisitalia in…

Giulio Alfieri

Giulio Alfieri

On first August 1953, Adolfo and Omer Orsi hired the engineer Giulio Alfieri who, at the beginning of 1954, would become technical director, a role that he kept until 1975. Giulio, who was born in Parma in 1924 and graduated…

Jo Siffert

Jo Siffert

Joseph Siffert started as a mechanic repairing motorcycles and then raced them. In 1958, he became Swiss champion with a Norton 350. He had to make huge sacrifices to get to race on four wheels, doing the most varied of…