OBITUARIES

29.03.2013

GIULIO BORSARI 1925-2013: Born in in Montale, a short distance from the Maranello factory, his whole life was dedicated to his passion for racing and a decade at Maserati was followed by 17 successful years at Ferrari Click here to read this news story

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27.03.2013

GIANCARLO MARTINI 1947-2013: Italian motorsport is this week remembering one of its familiar faces, a driver best remembered for being the last privateer to compete behind the wheel of a factory loaned Ferrari F1 car Click here to read this news story

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23.02.2013

ROBERTO NOSSETTO: The motor racing world is mourning the passing away on Thursday of the former Ferrari Sporting Director who was also Race Director of the San Marino Grand Prix during a long career in top level motorsport Click here to read this news story

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13.01.2013

GUIDO FORTI 1940 - 2012: Italian motorsport has been thrown into mourning following the news that Forti, the owner of the eponymous mid-1990s Formula 1 team, passed away on Friday at the age of 72 Click here to read this news story

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19.07.2012

Count Giannino Marzotto 1928-2012: Ferrari is this week mourning the passing of one of the most celebrated gentleman drivers of the 1950s who won the legendary Mille Miglia road race twice; he died aged 84 Click here to read this news story

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04.07.2012

With Sergio Pininfarina's passing Ferrari loses one of the men most closely connected to it: "An exceptional person," Luca di Montezemolo said, "who connected his name indissolubly with our history and our success Click here to read this news story

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03.07.2012

SERGIO PININFARINA 1926 - 2012: The automotive world has been plunged into mourning at the news that Life Senator Sergio Pininfarina, the Honorary Chairman of the Pininfarina Group, passed away last night at his Turin home Click here to read this news story

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17.01.2012

GIANPIERO MORETTI 1940-2012: The world of motorsports has been dealt a blow with the death of one of its greatest 'gentlemen' drivers whose passion for racing took him to the front and included an impressive victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona Click here to read this news story

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21.11.2011

SERGIO SCAGLIETTI 1920-2011: A skillful craftsman who applied his artistry to some of the finest sports cars ever to emerge from Maranello and whose name has become indelibly linked with the Italian "carrozzeria" era, has passed away Click here to read this news story

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25.10.2011

"I'm very sad to hear of the death of Marco Simoncelli," said Luca di Montezemolo. "I was very impressed by his speed, talent and the determination, his qualities reminded me of Gilles Villeneuve and now, fate has chosen to link them in this tragic fashion" Click here to read this news story

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24.10.2011

MARCO SIMONCELLI 1987-2011: The world of motorsport has been left reeling by the death during yesterday's Malaysian Grand Prix of this flamboyant young Italian rider, one of the brightest and most talented rising stars on the MotoGP scene Click here to read this news story

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21.03.2011

VITTORIO GHIDELLA 1931-2011: The news of the death last week of one of the Fiat Auto's most successful CEOs, whose almost decade in charge was quite simply transformational, has been greeted with much sadness Click here to read this news story

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02.10.2009

PENTTI AIRIKKALA 1945 - 2009: The rally world is in mourning with the sad news that one of its legends, and a paid-up member of the breed of "Flying Finns" that for so long made rallying at the highest level their own, has passed away Click here to read this news story

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17.09.2009

ZAGATO

DR ELIO ZAGATO 1921-2009: Father of Andrea and son of Ugo, an entrepreneur and gentleman racer, he will be remembered for the great contribution he made to automotive history and for the deep love he had for racing and Gran Turismo cars Click here to read this news story

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20.07.2009

FLAVIO GUGLIELMINI 1971 - 2009: Well known to Fiat rally fans for his time as co-driver with Giandomenico Basso in the Fiat Seicento and Punto S1600, he was sadly involved in a fatal accident while taking part in the Rally Bulgaria yesterday Click here to read this news story

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27.12.2008

PIERUGO GOBBATO 1918-2008: A talented engineer turned executive who was known for constantly striving to push the boundaries of engine technical development, and best-known as ‘father of the Stratos’, has died in Turin Click here to read this news story

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29.08.2008

PHIL HILL 1927-2008: As a Scuderia Ferrari driver Hill became the only American-born pilot to win the F1 World Championship, in 1961, as well as taking three Le Mans 24 hours victories for the Maranello firm; he died yesterday Click here to read this news story

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07.08.2008

PININFARINA

ANDREA PININFARINA 1957-2008: The automotive world has been left shocked this morning by the news that Andrea Pininfarina, CEO of the family design and engineering business has been killed in a road traffic accident Click here to read this news story

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05.12.2007

TONY FALL, 1940-2007: During a long rally driving career Tony Fall enjoyed a spell in the late 60s with Lancia Corse during which he achieved much success with the pretty and compact Fulvia coupe Click here to read this news story

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15.12.2006

Scuderia Ferrari

Clay Regazzoni, 1939-2006: Ferrari Formula One legend Clay Regazzoni was tragically killed in a road accident earlier today, when the 67-year-old Grand Prix winner's car collided with a truck west of Parma in Northern Italy Click here to read this news story

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27.01.2006

GIUSEPPE BUSSO, 1913-2006: The Alfa Romeo and Ferrari communities suffered a huge loss earlier this month when the great automotive engineer passed away on Monday 3rd January, aged 92, in Arese near Milan Click here to read this news story

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14.07.2005

Ermanno Cressoni: The car design community has recently suffered a great loss with the passing away of Alfa Romeo’s highly influential former chief stylist Click here to read this news story

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29.05.2004

UMBERTO AGNELLI, 1934-2004: Fiat Group Chairman Umberto Agnelli died last night, less than a month since it was announced that he was suffering from cancer of the lymph nodes Click here to read this news story

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28.05.2003

Alejandro de Tomaso, 1928-2003: Racing driver, car manufacturer, including being a previous owner of Maserati, and industrialist, de Tomaso passes away aged 74, after a long fight against illness Click here to read this news story

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