After graduating in Mechanical Engineering, with automotive specialization, at the Polytechnic of Turin, has joined Formula 1 and Ferrari in 1988, with the role of Race Engineer. His journey through the ranks of the prancing horse ended in 2009 as executive coordinator of performance development. Together with the Maranello-based team, he has won 8 Formula 1 World Constructors Championships and 6 Formula 1 World Drivers Championships as Technical Manager of Test Activities.
The contact with prestigious drivers like Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher, Nigel Mansell, Gerhard Berger, Rubens Barrichello, Eddie Irvine, Kimi Raikkonen, Felipe Massa , Jean Alesi and Valentino Rossi made his sporting experience unique under the technical and human point of view.