As the late season, final rounds 11 and 12 for the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America competitors kicked off this week in Imola, Italy, they were welcomed to the beautiful Italian countryside by unusually cold temperatures and of all things, snow. Needless to say, the snowfall and inclement weather put a damper on the week's proceedings and mos...

The Sauber F1 Team have signed a multi-year technical and commercial partnership with Alfa Romeo, returning the Italian car manufacturer to F1 after an absence of more than 30 years. The deal will see the Swiss squad renamed Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team from 2018, with the car bearing the Alfa Romeo logo and being equipped with 2018-spec Ferrari engin...

Racing fans will no doubt know the name Dallara. The Italian company doesn't field its own team, but you've almost certainly seen its cars race. Every chassis used in IndyCar is a Dallara. The same goes for Formula E. It's responsible for the carbon-fiber tubs used by the Haas team in Formula 1 and the Cadillac DPi cars that have been so successful...

Fresh from soaking up the love at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Ferrari brings its globe-spanning 70th anniversary celebration to a climax on the east coast of the United States. On October 7 and 8, fans of the Italian marque will gaze upon priceless prancing horses arrayed in select spots in Manhattan. Regardless of how you write your...

It’s not surprising on any given weekend to see a variety of exotic cars parked along the main drags in Calistoga, St. Helena, or Yountville in the Napa Valley. What is surprising is to see 40 Ferrari sportscars in a resort parking lot. The occasion was an event put on by the Italian sports car maker to give its loyal and select clientele a chance...

A star-studded group of giants in the motorsports industry gathered on Thursday as Mario Andretti was presented with the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports by the International Motor Racing Research Center at the Corning Museum of Glass. This was the fourth year the glass trophy has been presented; previous ho...

It was only one start but for Francesco Laosa a chance to drive a pacer proved fruitful when the Sicilian professional harness racing finished second in the one race that he drove at Monticello Raceway on Thursday, June 22. According to his friend Marco Barone who doubled as his interpreter, the Italian speaking professional driver and his wife Car...

Carol Faenzi is a board member of the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana and also the author of "The Stonecutter's Aria", a book that tells stories about Italian emigration to the US. She's the perfect person, a kind and proud Italian American who lives in Indiana, to talk about Italy in the "Hoosier State". We thank her and welcome her on We the...

The M1 Concourse, an 87-acre auto enthusiast "country club," will host the largest gathering of Italian vehicles ever in Michigan Sunday, June 11. More than 600 Italian cars and motorcycles are expected to be at the concourse in Pontiac. In addition, the "Italian Happening" will feature 40 wines from different regions in Italy, a beer garden and It...

The famous long-distance Mille Miglia car race held its first edition in 1927: it turns 90 this year, and will celebrate with its 35th commemorative parade, scheduled from Thursday May 18th to Sunday the 21st: Brescia to Rome and back, as always. Indeed, as we publish this post, engines are revving up for their tests and everyone is preparing for t...