Tag Archive: Imola

Apr 28

WorldSBK goes medieval in Imola

#ImolaWorldSBK Pre-Event: Fire at will…

WorldSBK goes medieval in Imola WorldSBK, WorldSSP and STK1000 stars get medieval as WorldSBK goes back in time. The Rocca Sforzesca di Imola played host to the pre-event for the Motul Italian Round at Imola, with WorldSBK paddock stars getting into character in medieval costume before taking each other on on a different kind of battlefield.

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Apr 27

Some numbers and stats ahead of the Motul Italian Round at Imola

“Did You Know?”

WSBK - Some numbers and stats ahead of the Motul Italian Round at Imola 204 – Tom Sykes is the only rider who has managed to score more than 200 points at this track. Noriyuki Haga, next up in this ranking, stopped at 199. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Everything happening at the Motul Italian Round at Imola

On and Off Track

WSBK - Everything happening at the Motul Italian Round at Imola Everything happening during the Motul Italian Round, on the track and at the circuit. During the WorldSBK weekend at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, the thrills aren’t confined to the track – they extend throughout both the circuit and the race weekend.

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Apr 25

Motul named Event Main Sponsor for Italian Round at Imola

Title sponsor of the Championship takes top billing at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari

Motul named Event Main Sponsor for Italian Round at Imola Dorna WSBK Organisation is happy to say that Championship title sponsor Motul will be the Event Main Sponsor for the WorldSBK weekend in Imola, with the French lubricant giant topping the timesheets for the race weekend at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Italy. The newly crowned Round will be called the Motul Italian Round. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

WSBK: Fortune favours the brave

The track of myths and legends awaits as WorldSBK heads to Ducati heartland

WSBK - Fortune favours the brave Italy is a country steeped in both motorsport history and modern glory, with a passion for motorcycling on another level to many other nations. Two wheeled heroes and motorcycle manufacturers from one of the cultural capitals of Europe make up a gallery that tells its own story, and the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari is a showpiece that crowns the exhibit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

United Autosports complete stellar line up for debut European Le Mans Series campaign

Boyd completes driver line up alongside Mark Patterson and Matt Bell

United Autosports complete stellar line up for debut European Le Mans Series campaign United Autosports have confirmed Wayne Boyd will join the team for their debut in the 2016 European Le Mans Series. Team testing Ligier JS P3 cars at Imola before the official ELMS Prologue at Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

ELMS: Excitement and action in 2015

A look back at the 2015 season in video

Gibson 015S du Greaves Motorsport The 2015 European Le Mans Series was dramatic and exciting from the start of the first race at Silverstone in April to the chequered flag at Estoril six months later.  All but two of the series titles were decided at the final race of the year, with the names of the 2015 champions not being known until the very last lap of the year.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

ELMS unveils 2016 calendar

ELMS gets bigger and better in 2016

European Le Mans SeriesThe European Le Mans Series will expand in 2016 with a six race calendar, with an additional four hour race at Spa-Francorchamps, joining the now familiar events at Silverstone, Imola, Red Bull Ring, Paul Ricard and Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Imola return to save Italian Grand Prix?

Imola could make a return to the F1 calendar as part of a deal to share the Italian Grand Prix with Monza

Imola - Autodromo Enzo E Dino Ferrari Imola could return to host the Italian Grand Prix alongside Monza in a race-sharing deal as a way of ensuring the historic event remains on the F1 calendar, it has been revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Progress for Ibanez Racing and Wolf in Imola’s second round of the European Le Mans Series

Wolf Racing Cars confirmed its speed in the 4 hours of Imola

Progress for Ibanez Racing and Wolf in Imola's second round of the European Le Mans Series Following the promising sixth place at the debut in the opening round of the European Le Mans Series in Silverstone, the number 45 Oreca 03 branded Wolf Racing Cars confirmed its speed in the 4 hours of Imola, race that Josè Ibanez and Ivan Bellarosa ended again in P6 last Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

ELMS: Thiriet Oreca wins Thriller in Imola

The LMGTE battle proved to be the talk of the event with leading four cars covered by a few seconds
The no46 Thiriet by TDS Racing Oreca-Nissan of Tristan Gommendy took the chequered flag to secure a great win for the French team ahead of the no48 Murphy Prototypes Oreca 03R-Nissan.

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May 17

ELMS: Half way through the 4 Hours of Imola

Imola Race day : Thiriet Oreca leads in action packed race at Imola at half tme

4 Hours of ImolaWith two hours left of the 4 Hours of Imola the Nissan powered no46 Thiriet by TDS Racing Oreca 05 of Ludovic Badey was leading 22 seconds ahead of the no48 Murphy Prototypes Oreca of Michael Lyons. As the clock counted 120 minutes the race had just resumed after a short safety car period to recover the no5 Villorba Corse Ginetta from the entry of the pitlane. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

ELMS: Oreca fastest in wet free practice at Imola

Free Practice 1&2 in Imola
The first Free Practice session of the weekend in Italy was interrupted by two red flags as rain presented the drivers with some tricky driving conditions.

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May 15

ELMS: Postcard from Imola

Track action will begin on Saturday 16 May

ELMS - Postcard from ImolaThursday 14 May was set up day at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola as the teams prepare for the second round of the 2015 European Le Mans Series on Sunday 17 May.

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May 15

Celadrin Villorba Corse to make its debut in ELMS at Imola

“We want to open our Road to Le Mans project with the right pace”

Celadrin Villorba LMP3_02For the first time Italian team lines up Giorgio Sernagiotto and Roberto Lacorte on the brand new Ginetta Nissan LMP3 prototype, now ready for the second round of the championship on May 16-17.

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May 11

The 2015 edition of the 4 Hours of Imola is just 10 days away

Imola facts and figures

2015-04-12-Friday-068 The 2015 edition of the 4 Hours of Imola is just 8 days away and the European Le Mans Series has produced some exciting racing since the series returned to the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Jota Sport aiming for another “Italian Job” at Imola

Repeat performance of British team’s dominant 2014 ELMS performance is target

2015-05-02-Friday-054JOTA Sport heads for Italy aiming to repeat the dominant performance the British team enjoyed in the corresponding European Le Mans Series race at Imola last year.

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May 11

Spa victor Tincknell bidding for repeat Imola race win

Harry aims for first European Le Mans Series race win of 2015

2015-05-02-Saturday-029Harry Tincknell competes for the British JOTA Sport team on Sunday (17 May) aiming to score a second consecutive race win at the Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari track. Tincknell raced at the historic 3.081-mile Italian track, formerly known as Imola, for the first time in the corresponding race last May and scored a win and impressively set the fastest race lap. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Rea celebrates his 150th WorldSBK race with another win

Second consecutive STK1000 win for Savadori

WSBK - Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team Sykes completes a second KRT 1-2 as Torres claims maiden podium finish in the series.  The second WorldSBK race of the Acerbis Italian Round went the full 19-lap distance, with the Kawasaki Racing duo claiming their second 1-2 finish of the day as Jonathan Rea once again got the better of Tom Sykes with a comfortable 4.399s lead at the line.

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May 10

Rea wins shortened race 1 at Imola

Restarted 6-lap encounter has huge crowd on their feet from lights to flag

WSBK - Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team The opening race at Imola, the Acerbis Italian Round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship resulted in victory for championship leader Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a the race was initially red flagged and restarted because of a crash involving David Salom (Team Pedercini Kawasaki), who fell off his factory ZX-10R at Rivazza on lap 11.

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