Who were the garagisti?

On my ramblings throughout W-143, you will read the term garagisti quite a few times. The term means “mechanics” in Italian (singular garagista = mechanic). Sure, a mechanic is a professional certainly related to Le Mans and motorsports. But despite the apparently simple translation, that can’t be all there is to it. So who were the garagisti in reality?

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