Meet Master Mechcanical Technician Massimo Mondino
With experience reaching back some 30 years in the exotic car repair business, ItalTech GT and Massimo Mondino bring to the Laguna Hills region of Orange County, CA, a facility and a technician experienced and trained in the art of repairing and maintaining these finely tuned pieces of rolling artwork. Born in Bovas Italy, Massimo’s life long love with fine automobiles began with an older brother he idolized. Ten years older, brother Bruno Mondino spent all his money on cars and raced in rallies in locales like Monte Carlo, San Remo, and Monte Sabonise. By age 8, and the early 70s, Massimo was following his brother Bruno from rally to rally, showing his support, repairing his vehicle, and watching his brother race. Massimo began his technical career as an apprentice at the age of 14. The shop he worked in serviced high-performance cars from as far away as Germany.
While learning his chosen trade, his mentors often sent him to school in Torino to supplement his education.
Later in life he moved to America to pursue his passion, his own auto repair business with an emphasis on Ferrari and other high performance cars. While there, he met and married his wife and started a family he also repaired some of the rarest automobiles on earth and expanded his reputation as being one of the most knowledgeable mechanics in the U.S. He’s appeared in automotive magazines in both the United States and Italy.
Project Automobiles of Note Include:
1938 Alfa Romeo 2900B
1952 Jaquar XK – 120
1961 Ferrari 250 Pininfarina
1962 Ferrari 250GT SWB
1963 Ferrari 250 Lusso
1966 Ferrari 500 Superfast
1967 Ferrari 275 NART
1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4
“Education and training are the basis for performing a repair successfully, although after 30 years of experience on high performance cars, I’ve found that passion and excitement for what you do is what makes the difference.”
Drop by to meet Massimo or schedule an appointment to experience what European expertise can do for your fine automobile today!