Tag Archive: Italy
Proceeds from 2016 earthquake campaign figures made official
MotoGP™ today confirms that a total of 12.156,69 euros were donated to the Cruz Roja Española, who in turn will transfer the donation to Italy’s Croce Rossa, as a result of the MotoGP™ community’s fundraising efforts, in support of the victims of the horrifying earthquakes in central Italy last August.
Past the Halfway Marker, All Bets Are Off
Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli lies on the Riviera di Rimini in Italy, surrounded by the beaches of the glittering blue Adriatic coast. Now renamed in honour of fallen local hero and former 250 World Champion Marco Simoncelli, the circuit was remodeled in 2006 and the layout now winds clockwise around its 4km length, through the 10 turns before the final Misano corner that leads back onto the sun-bleached start-finish straight.
GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.
Tagliani to test Zakspeed’s Mercedes AMG car in Europe
Canadian Alex Tagliani will team up once again with Montreal driver Jean-Frédéric Laberge on March 9 and 10, but this time the Tagliani-Laberge tandem will be driving an AMG factory-backed Team Zakspeed 2016 Mercedes AMG GT3 in the pre-season test session at Circuit Paul Ricard located in the south of France.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing has announced an extension of its longstanding partnership with wheel manufacturer OZ Racing for a further three years until the end of 2018
The wheels supplied by OZ Racing are exceptionally lightweight, whilst at the same time easily withstanding the extreme forces experienced on track; making them a great partner for Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
Mercedes AMG Petronas drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton attend Formula One charity event in Milan to raise funds for Laureus
Laureus Formula One Charity Night raises over €200,000 to help improve the lives of young people in Italy
Mercedes AMG Petronas stars Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, who is also a Laureus Ambassador, were guests of honour at a gala Laureus Formula One Charity Night in Milan which raised more than €200,000 for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation in Italy.
Embarking on his sophomore season with Aston Martin
Fresh from the opening two rounds of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship last weekend, Ahmad Al Harthy has arrived with the Oman Racing Team in Monza, Italy, for the season-opening Blancpain Endurance Series race which takes place this Sunday, 12th April.
Canadian Formula Renault racer to debut with Fortec Motorsports
The opening round of the 2015 Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup (NEC) kicks off this weekend at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy, Friday 10th – Sunday 12th April, with Canadian open-wheel racer Luke Chudleigh ready to make his debut with Fortec Motorsports.
Ahead of the forthcoming 2015 MotoGP™ World Championship season Ducati have presented their new GP15 prototype.
The official Ducati Team riders, Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone, helped unveil the new Ducati Desmosedici GP15 at the Italian factory’s 2015 MotoGP team launch, held at the Ducati Auditorium, in Borgo Panigale, Italy.