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Friday, August 22, 2014

Italian Industrialists And Star Athletes

This image of Eddie Merckx and Tullio Campagnolo (Campagnolo's story here) reminded me of other close relationships held between other Italian industrialists and athletes. Notably, Enzo Ferrari and Gilles Villeneuve and Gianni Agnelli and Michel Platini come to mind.

Quite the pairings do you not agree?

Explore Italian Technology In A Video

Nice summation of Italian technology:

Barsanti And Matteucci's Revolutionary Internal Combustion Engine

The only video I could find in English: