Sparco Logo – The Sparco SpA is an Italian company specialized in the production and distribution of automotive parts and clothing used in major competitions, car and motorcycle in the world, among which the Formula 1 and World Rally Championship. Founded in 1977 by Enrico Glorioso and Antonio Parisi, a former racing drivers, race tracks on the experience and passion for racing to become the pioneers in manufacturing of security products for racing.
Among the major drivers of Formula 1 racing who wore suits made from Sparco, the most famous are Damon Hill, Mika Hakkinen, Michael Schumacher, Jacques Villeneuve, Jean Alesi. Since the nineties has expanded the business with the marketing of products in tuning and accessoristico car series. Always at the end of the nineties the acquisition of a leading manufacturer of carbon fiber parts and the implementation of the production of standard seats require a new plant specifically for these activities. In a few years become a leading manufacturer of Sparco seats and carbon fiber parts for super luxury cars: Bugatti, Bentley, Ferrari, Ford (USA), Lamborghini, Maserati, TVR.
Important to the agreement reached with Puma to produce a line of athletic shoes distributed throughout the world. From the year 2000 the production of accessories has been extended to the motorcycle market, as well as the clothing, with specific lines is not unique to just the racing world. In 2009 Aldino Bellazzini, CEO of PETRONAS Lubricants, acquires 70% of the company, becoming its new owner immediately and undertaking business restructuring work. With this in mind is moved to its headquarters in Volpiano, being Leini 524, the province of Turin.