Tag Archive: Imola

Dec 01

The 2017 season of the Super Trofeo has been scheduled: the Lamborghini World Final will be at Imola

The partnership between Lamborghini and the italian circuit is getting stronger

Lamborghini World Final Imola The 2017 calendar of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo has been planned; besides the three series Europe, Asia and North America, there will also be a championship in Middle East: it will be an intense season starting in early February and ending with the World Final, scheduled at Imola from November 16-19. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Kvyat: F1 needs tracks like Baku

“Obviously you can’t have 100% of races on street circuits, but yeah I’m telling you examples; Zandvoort, Mugello, Imola, these kind of tracks.”
2016-06-12_1060 Daniil Kvyat says F1 should be applauded for creating tracks which require ‘bravery and balls’ like the new Baku street circuit which proved unforgiving to driver mistakes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Imola will replace Monza if deal not reached – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone says F1 will return to Imola as host for the Italian Grand Prix in 2017 if a new deal with Monza cannot be reached
The iconic high-speed circuit – which has hosted all-but-one Italian GP since 1950 – has been facing the axe for more than a year now as negotiations to extend its deal to beyond 2016 repeatedly stall over hosting fees and upgrade plans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Historic Minardi Day Imola, more than 70 cars with 50 Formula 1 single-seaters, 22 “Minardi” drivers, motorcycles and more

A Historic Minardi Day internationally colored is getting ready to crowd the “Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari” of Imola on Saturday, June 25

Minardi Day 2016

Cars and drivers coming from Europe and South America will gather for a sport day devoted to fans, collectors, and to the stable from Faenza founded by Gian Carlo Minardi. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Gian Carlo Minardi brings back Formula 1 to Imola

On the occasion of the Historic Minardi Day on Saturday, June 25, Formula 1 will roar again at the Circuit of Imola

1987 GP San Marino-Imola(Photo 4) (122) A day dedicated to motors and to sport to retrace the 35-year history of the Minardi Team and of the Enzo and Dino Ferrari circuit, to savour 340 Grand Prix of the stable founded by Gian Carlo Minardi, and much more. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

ELMS: United Autosports scores second consecutive victory

United Autosports has followed up last month’s magnificent European Le Mans Series debut victory

ELMS - United Autosports scores second consecutive victory Anglo-American team extends advantage in Team’s championship standings with Imola win – United Autosports also achieving maiden ELMS pole. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

ELMS: So24! by Lombard Racing Imola preview

“If you trust yourself, you will inspire trust to the others.” Goethe

Imola track The next step for French Mulsanne-based team So24! by Lombard Racing will be the 4 Hours of Imola, second round of the 2016 European Le Mans Series season, to take place on the famous Italian circuit next Sunday May 15th. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Full house for Ducati’s Davies in spectacular Race 1

Ducati’s Davies takes victory from pole and smashes lap record

WSBK - Ducati’s Davies takes victory from pole and smashes lap record A stunning performance from Aruba.it rider Chaz Davies saw him take a comfortable victory in Race 1 at Imola, as Kawasaki pairing Rea and Sykes were left to fight it out for the other podium positions. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

WSBK: Chaz Davies on top on day 1 at Imola (updated)

Ducati rider flies the home flag for Italian manufacturer at home

Chaz Davies remained on top of the timesheets at the end of FP2 on Friday, with a 1’47.014 seeing him head Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea.

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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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