Motor1.com Team

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Global management

James Allen

James Allen

President, Motorsport Network
John Neff

John Neff

Global Editor in Chief
john.neff@motor1.com
  • John Neff was Editor in Chief of Autoblog.com for nearly 10 years while it grew to become the largest automotive news website on the Internet, and he then spent two years as Senior Autos Editor at The Wirecutter.
Filippo Salza

Filippo Salza

President of European Operations
filippo.salza@motor1.com
  • Over 15 years of experience in digital business

Directors of international editions

Alessandro Lago

Alessandro Lago

Director of Motor1 Italy
alessandro.lago@motor1.com
  • 15 year in online publishing
  • 10 year in automotive journalism
  • OmniAuto.it's founder on 2000
  • World Car of The Year Juror
Cihangir Perperik

Cihangir Perperik

Director of Motor1 Turkey
cihangir.perperik@motor1.com
  • 2004 yılında Mygaraj.com otomotiv sitesini kurdu.
  • 2003 yılında haftalık Damalı Bayrak gazetesini çıkarttı.
  • Motor sporları üzerine bir çok gazete ve dergide yazdı.
  • Gerçekleştirdiği otomobil test sürüşleri ile ilgili incelemelerini Mygaraj.com'da yayınladı.
Fabian Hust

Fabian Hust

Director Portal Business Germany
Francisco Fernández

Francisco Fernández

Director of Motor1 Spain
francisco.fernandez@motor1.com
  • Piloto de competición en certámenes de turismos y karting (1990 hasta 1997)
  • Casi dos décadas dedicado al periodismo del motor: prensa, radio y medios online
  • Instructor de conducción para BMW y Audi
  • Director de las revistas Altagama Motor y Coches 2000 (2008 hasta 2016)
John Neff

John Neff

Global Editor in Chief
john.neff@motor1.com
  • John Neff was Editor in Chief of Autoblog.com for nearly 10 years while it grew to become the largest automotive news website on the Internet, and he then spent two years as Senior Autos Editor at The Wirecutter.
Mael Pilven

Mael Pilven

Deputy Chief Editor of Motor1 France
mael.pilven@motor1.com
  • Ancien journaliste pour Auto Plus et Sport Auto
  • Ancien journaliste pour Autoblog.com France
  • Expertise essais, salons, évènements presse.
Manu Chapodze

Manu Chapodze

Director of Motor1 Russia

Writers

Adrian Padeanu

Adrian Padeanu

Contributing writer
adrian.padeanu@motor1.com
  • Former editor at WorldCarFans.com
  • Graduated from Economy and Business Administration University of Craiova, with a Master's Degree in European Business Management
  • Fan of cheap, no-frills cars with an infatuation for a certain Czech brand
Anthony Karr

Anthony Karr

Contributing writer
angel.sergeev@motor1.com
  • Former News Editor at WorldCarFans.com
  • Bachelor's degree in Transportation Engineering
  • Likes big, rational, and practical vehicles with plenty of torque
Chris Bruce

Chris Bruce

Contributing writer
christopher.bruce@motor1.com
  • Former news writer at Autoblog
  • B.S in Journalism and B.A in German from Ohio University
  • Loves tiny cars, especially ones with high-revving engines
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