TodayApril 16, 2022

Maserati’s Paolo Martinelli on engine design and racing on Driving the Nation

Modena, Italy – Paolo Martinelli is a legend in the Formula One racing and in engine design, especially during Michael Schumacher’s reign. Martinelli took the time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, in Modena, Italy at Maserati’s headquarters. Martinelli is now powertrain director for Maserati. All Maserati engines are developed at the Ferrari plant in Maranello, Italy in what Martinelli calls the “motor city” of Italy.

What was Martenelli’s favorite race during his time at Formula One?

What is his favorite engine?

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.