He was born in 1882 in Modena. After completing studies as a pharmacist he spent two months in the USA and brought back 200 photos, which were much admired at the time. He was able to make his hobby into a profession and became a reporter for the most widely read newspapers in the country for whom he was mainly involved in sport reporting. Ferruccio Testi died in 1958. His life’s work has survived until today and, until now, has only featured in automobile literature.
His series Giro Motociclistico d’Italia 1923 is published in BRUMMM #02