Motor Valley Stories
Tales of speed, passion and brillance.
Interview with Giampaolo Dallara. From a home garage to multinational success.
Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini: the beginnings of Giampaolo Dallara’s career, shaped within the walls of the legendary Motor Valley brands.Giampaolo Dallara’s story is one of great passion, exceptional talent, immense determination and perpetual enthusiasm. It’s a story that dates back to well before 1972, when Dallara made the decision to use his modest garage as the headquarters for his newly founded namesake company.
The Yamaha story (and others) in the COMP Poggi Moto Collection.
Interview with Rino Tantini, curator of the COMP Poggi Moto Collection, which welcomes almost 500 pieces of motorcycles and engines of the Japanese two-wheel industry.
Interview with Horacio Pagani. From Las Pampas in Argentina to the Motor Valley.
We interviewed Horacio Pagani in his atelier in San Cesario sul Panaro (MO). Together we retraced his childhood, his first years in Italy, his time at Lamborghini, the birth of Pagani Automobili and his vision of the Motor Valley.
Interview with Claudio Domenicali. From the Ducati dream to the Motor Valley vision.
In the evocative Ducati Museum, we interviewed Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holding. Together we retraced the first years at Ducati, the MotoGP debut and his vision of the Motor Valley.
The origins of the Trident: The Maserati of the Maserati brothers.
Narrated through the story of the Maserati brothers, this story traces the first twenty years of the Modena car manufacturer. From the first successes in the racing world to the first, triumphant, entry into the automotive industry elite.
Fabio Taglioni, the Ducati genius who built the legendary Desmo.
Engineer, inventor and designer, over the course of his thirty-year career he authored over a thousand projects, including the trellis frame, the “L” engine and the desmodromic system with which he inextricably linked his name to Ducati. We are talking about Fabio Taglioni, born September 10, 1920 in Santa Maria in Fabriago, a fraction of Lugo di Romagna.
Dino Bandini and the Bandini, Automobile Collection, the custodians of the history of the legendary uncle Ilario.
Interview with Dino Bandini, curator of the Bandini Automobile Collection and guarantor of his uncle’s masterpieces, the designer, innovator and driver Ilario Bandini.
Bandini GT 750 Zagato: the car with the story that made history
In 1955 the fearless Ilario Bandini left with his first coupe, still without bodywork and seats, for the famous Milanese bodywork. The result went beyond all expectations.
Ayrton Senna and the Imola Circuit: the legend behind the story.
Twenty-five years after that tragic event we retrace the story of a special eternal bond.
Maserati Eldorado: the car that brought the future into the world of motorsport.
The story of the Maserati Eldorado, the car that gave rise to a revolution in the world of motorsport by bringing modern marketing to track racing.
Alejandro de Tomaso: from Argentina to racing with Maserati and founding De Tomaso
Alejandro de Tomaso, the Argentinian who has marked the Italian motoring scene. Founder of the car manufacturer of the same name, driver and owner of various brands on both two and four wheels. Like Innocenti, Maserati and Moto Guzzi, he was a controversial character during the seventies and eighties.
Enzo Ferrari: “We can not describe passion, we can only live it”.
The story of Enzo Ferrari, the brilliant and farsighted founder of the legendary car company from Maranello.
Giampaolo Dallara: from Miura to Dallara Automobili
Discover the story of Giampaolo Dallara, from his experience in Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini to the founding of Dallara Automobili.
Ernesto Maserati: founding the family business and becoming its first driver
The youngest of seven brothers who founded Maserati. He managed the company in the early years, obtained good results as a driver and helped to found another car company destined to mark an era: the OSCA. Let’s find out his story together.
Ettore Bugatti: creativity as a manifestation and crowning of personality and not a mere means of gain
The story of the founder of one of the most exclusive car manufacturers in the world, born in Milan but grew up in France.
Andrea de Adamich: when passion turns into teaching
The career of Andrea de Adamich, from driver to journalist, until he founded the Scuderia de Adamich, specialized in conscious and sporty driving courses.
Adriano, Bruno and Marcello: the dream of the Ducati brothers
The story of the Ducati brothers. How the company from Borgo Panigale was born and how it transformed into one of the most important motorcycle brands in the world.