Born on 27 February 1967 in Rome, Antonello Coletta studied Economics and Business at Rome’s Sapienza University. He made his motor sport debut in 1991 as Sporting Director of the Forti Corse team, at the time racing in Formula 3 and Formula 3000. Again as Sporting Director, Coletta moved to Peugeot Italy in 1993 and to Alfa Romeo in 1995.
He came to Ferrari in 1997 as coordinator of the Ferrari Challenge, a post he held until 2003, when he became head of the Ferrari Corse Clienti department. From 17 February 2014, Coletta takes on the new role of head of the Sporting Activity Department, which brings together the Formula 1 operation and those of the Corse Cliente – Ferrari Challenge, GT races, F1 Clienti and the XX Programmes.
When he is not in Maranello, Antonello lives in Rome with his wife Maria Luisa and daughters Susanna and Camilla.
In his spare time he likes reading and following other sports, especially football and motorcycling.