Tag Archive: Imola

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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May 09

WorldSBK Imola Tissot-Superpole

Sykes and Rea complete the front row ahead of Davies and Haslam.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Today’s Tissot-Superpole qualifying sessions at the 4.9km Imola circuit was scintillating, with Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) securing the 4th Pole Position of his WorldSBK career, the 166th for Ducati in the series, thanks to a 1.46.382s lap time and despite a near crash at “Variante Bassa” while changing direction.

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May 08

Rea tops timesheets on opening day at Imola

Second place for Sykes ahead of Ducati pairing Giugliano and Davies.

WSBK - Imola- Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team The opening day of action at Imola’s Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari saw current WorldSBK Champonship leader Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) leap to the top of the standings in the final moments of the second session courtesy of a 1’47.344 lap-time.

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May 08

Championship leaders Robertson and Hoy relishing Imola ELMS debut

“I’m really looking forward to Imola”

ELMS - Charlie Robertson European Le Mans Series driver Charlie Robertson says he cannot wait to be back behind the wheel of his Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 racecar when the 2015 championship resumes next weekend, 16th/17th May, at one of the world’s most famous and historic venues – Imola in Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

WorldSBK riders introduce the Acerbis Italian Round

The official press conference heightens expectations ahead of on-track action.

WorldSBK riders introduce the Acerbis Italian Round The event opening Press Conference for the Acerbis Italian Round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship took place earlier today within the Paddock Show Arena in the paddock of the historical Dino e Enzo Ferrari circuit in Imola. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Fifth chapter about to begin for Haslam and Torres

Haslam challenging for title as Torres gets to grips with Imola.

Imola is the scene for the fifth encounter of the 2015 WorldSBK season. Heading to Italy, Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils riders Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres are placed second and fifth in the championship standings, with the former having claimed two podium finishes at the track with BMW in 2012.

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May 05

Fabrizio: ‘I know I can do two good races’

Italian looks to sub for Terol in style

Michel Fabrizio makes an impromptu return to the WorldSBK paddock this weekend, covering for the injured Nico Terol at Imola. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

30 cars on track for the 4 Hours of Imola

Twelve days to go until the 4 Hours of Imola

The second round of the 2015 European Le Mans Series is due to take place at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari at Imola in Italy on 16/17th May.

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May 04

Imola ready to host the Acerbis Italian round

Great anticipation ahead event number five of the 2015 WorldSBK season

WSBK - Imola ready to host the Acerbis Italian round The fifth event of the WorldSBK season takes the series to Imola for the Acerbis Italian Round. In the Province of Bologna and the Emilia-Romagna region, the circuit named in honour of Enzo and Dino Ferrari has been on the World Superbike calendar since 2001, with the exceptions of 2007 and 2008 when the series raced at Vallelunga.

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