Capelli: From giantkilling to Ferrari nightmare
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Capelli: From giantkilling to Ferrari nightmare

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, Maurice Hamilton

Giantkilling performances in the Leyton House March earned Ivan Capelli the Italian dream of a Ferrari seat, but it became a nightmare. He relives his career with MAURICE HAMILTON for our sister publication F1 Racing

"I was taken to a room. The desk was clear, except for one sheet of paper. Ferrari said this was the press release that would be released in half an hour saying our relationship was over. 'That's it. You are out of our team'"

Just like the man himself, the office 
of Ivan Capelli is quietly understated. Capelli was recently appointed president of the Automobile Club of Milan (ACM), yet he does not flaunt the authority that comes with high office and embraces, among many things, the Monza circuit and the Italian Grand Prix.

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Author Maurice Hamilton