Aldo Costa (born June 6, 1961, Parma, Italy) is currently Technical Director at the Ferrari Formula One team. Events 1508 - Maximilian I Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Parma is a City in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna near Modena famous for its Architecture and the fine countryside around it Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Scuderia Ferrari is the name for the Gestione Sportiva the division of the Ferrari automobile company concerned with racing After school, he continued studying and graduated from the Bologne University in mechanical engineering
Costa started his F1 career as the chief designer for Minardi in 1988 and became the technical director in 1989 after Giacomo Caliri, ex-technical director of the team, left. Minardi was an Automobile racing team and constructor founded in 1979 by Giancarlo Minardi. Giacomo Caliri is a former Formula One engineer He had a very impressive early racing career which began in 1966 when Caliri graduated from Turin Polytechnic with a prize-winning Costa joined the Scuderia Ferrari in 1995 and in 1998 became assistant to the team's Chief Designer, Rory Byrne. Scuderia Ferrari is the name for the Gestione Sportiva the division of the Ferrari automobile company concerned with racing Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 Rory Byrne (born January 10, 1944) is a South African engineer and car designer currently Design and Development Consultant for the Scuderia Ferrari When Byrne announced his intention to retire in 2004, Costa was named as his successor. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Byrne credited the design of the 2005 Ferrari to Costa. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Before the 2006 season Aldo Costa was promoted to be the Head of Design and Development at Ferrari, as the team announced Nicholas Tombazis as their new Chief Designer. Nicholas Tombazis (born April 22, 1968 in Athens, Greece) is the chief designer at Ferrari.  On November 12th 2007 Ferrari announced that Aldo Costa will take on the role of technical director.