In his 40 years of service with Lamborghini, there should be a lot of anecdotes about the former chief test driver, Valentino Balboni. Fans of the raging bull know Balboni by heart, as the veteran employee had been present in several Lambo launches in the past. After all, around 80 percent of Lamborghini vehicles past through Balboni’s hands.
But we bet none of these Lamborghini fans knew that Balboni once hid from the police and his hiding place? The Lamborghini factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese.
The story came from Matteo Ortenzi, Lamborghini’s APAC CEO, with a little chat with WhichCar. According to Ortenzi, Balboni once drove inside the Lambo factory very fast and went to the back of the plant. This happened at the time than Ortenzi was working as a financial controller at the plant.
The police came after Balboni, demanding to…