Category “Sport beyond Sport”
His name is in honor of Jarno Saarinen. He is one of the greatest kart racers ever. When he was 22, he moved to F1 and raced with several teams. He raced 256 GPs and won his first and last GP in Montecarlo. However, he mounted the podium 11 times during his career.
He has been the last Italian man to race in F1. A strong and determinated racer, who always defended his position in spite of not racing with competitive cars. He always played fair, though.
Today he is a businessman and works as a wine-producing entrepreneur. He has always testimonial of his beloved Abruzzo.