Unfortunately, today is marred by news that we never wanted to give you. The very famous mechanic Emamotorsport, pseudonym of Emanuele Sabatino, he died suddenly in his workshop. Famous on social media and on TV for his sympathy and his ability to tell the world of cars in a simple and light-hearted way, he left us yesterday afternoon. The news was given by his wife and the mechanics who worked with him in the Broni workshop in the Pavia area.
Success after failure thanks to the Emamotorsport project
Born in Milan in 1975, Emanuele Sabatino in a few years has managed to transform a failure into a new opportunity. After the closure of his workshop, in fact, Sabatino is reimagined in 2016 explaining the mechanics and showing his work on social media. All by choosing a pseudonym, Emamotorsport, with which he became famous throughout Italy. In a few years, thanks to one enthusiastic and light-hearted style, has found great success, being loved by the public and fans. His videos on Facebook and YouTube, where he explained the technique of the automotive world and showed his work in the workshop, quickly went viral.
The success achieved on social media then opened up a space for him in TV with MotorTrend, participating in “Cortesie per auto” and becoming the protagonist of one of his programs, “In the workshop with Ema“. In 2021, moreover, he had also landed in bookstores with his first book, “Manual of mechanics for possessed of engines”. Always smiling and optimistic, yesterday Emanuele suddenly passed away in tragic circumstances right in the Broni workshop, where it all started 6 years ago. A tragic end to a story of optimism, personal recovery and trust. The announcement was made in the late afternoon today by his wife and colleagues from the Emamotorsport workshop in Pavia on his social channels. He leaves a wife and three children, and a memory in all the fans who have surely seen and enjoyed his videos. A bolt from the blue that hit us a lot: we will miss you, Ema.