Born in Milan, Paolo Filisetti is a journalist and an authoritative technical commentator. He has cultivated a passion for motorsport since childhood. His first complete season following the F1 circus was in 1997, the year he began working for RAI, the principal Italian TV broadcaster, as a technical analyst reporting from the various circuits. There followed years in which he contributed to Italian daily newspapers and Italian and international periodicals. He currently writes for some of the leading specialist motorsport titles.