Lapo Elkann – Lapo Elkann and his Garage Italia Customs are protagonists of the 2016 Paris Motor Show. In France, Lapo also talks about MotoGP and Formula 1. “Formula 1 could have more energy. More vitality. The driver should be more inventive. It would be an incentive to all, to the public and even to the teams. Today, the spectacle of MotoGP is higher. Recipes? I do not have to indicate the right way. They must make plans to 360 degrees.” said Elkann. “I’m not one who knows everything. Simply, I am passionate about cars.”
In Paris, he shows two new creations. The work of his company is very complex. Today, the customization is fashion. At every level, from the economic objects to the exclusive items. The Garage Italia Customs works in this area. But it does not operate only with cars. Lapo “customizes” aircraft (executive), yachts and cars. “Maybe in the future we will make even a space shuttle.” jokes Lapo Elkann. Maybe the right customization of F1 will derive from the MotoGP.
Lapo Elkann, MotoGP is Constant Innovation
The Formula 1 will change soon. According to Lapo, with an American management (and not European) and much younger the “music” will be different. MotoGP is not just a show. But also constant innovation. For example, FIM and DORNA announced the birth of a new Championship. The 300 Supersport. They created the new platform for a new category of beginners. So, now they can drive in higher categories.
Lapo Elkann, Maybe the F1 Needs some more Young Driver
This class will be a perfect window to various manufacturers who will show the new range of small displacement motorcycles, the 300cc, that is emerging on the market. The category will be focused on improving the pilot’s potential. It could discover new talent around the world. With a minimum age of 15 years. The future of MotoGP will be getting brighter.