Tag Archive: Italy

Jun 13

WSBK: Misano preview, time for Rea’s rivals to roll the dice

Past the Halfway Marker, All Bets Are Off

Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

WRC: Revitalised Neuville leads in Italy

The lead changed hands on every rough road speed test as the pair fought tooth and nail in intense heat

WRC - Revitalised Neuville leads in Italy A rejuvenated Thierry Neuville banished memories of a torrid start to the season to lead Rally Italia Sardegna on Friday night after an enthralling duel with Jari-Matti Latvala. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 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.

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Mar 02

Alex Tagliani and Jean-Frédéric Laberge at Circuit Paul Ricard

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.

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Nov 26

Infiniti Red Bull Racing extends Innovation Partnership with Oz Racing‏

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

02 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingThe 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.

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Oct 16

Championship Insight: What Can Happen In Italy?

Things are not so close in the teams’ championship


The penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship takes place this weekend at Franciacorta, Italy, where Norway’s Petter Solberg leads by 19 points over Sweden’s Timmy Hansen in the championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Ferrari wins in Italy, title race goes down to the wire

Blancpain Sprint Series – Round 6 – Misano

Norbert Siedler and Marco Seefried and their #333 Rinaldi Racing Ferrari had a perfect race weekend during the Misano round of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series, taking pole position and the win in both the qualifying and main races.

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Sep 04

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 drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton attend Formula One charity event in Milan to raise funds for LaureMercedes 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. 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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Apr 09

Monza challenge awaits Al Harthy as Blancpain Season begins

Embarking on his sophomore season with Aston Martin

2015-06-04-034 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.

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Apr 09

Luke Chudleigh opens 2015 NEC Campaign at Monza

Canadian Formula Renault racer to debut with Fortec Motorsports

Formula Renault, Fortec Motorsports, Luke Chudleigh 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Ducati present Desmosedici GP15

Ahead of the forthcoming 2015 MotoGP™ World Championship season Ducati have presented their new GP15 prototype.

Ducati introduces Desmosedici GP15 modelThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Williams welcomes Alpinestars as new supplier of technical race apparel

Alpinestars is a global leader in technical, high performance protection for motorcycle and auto racing
03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing has reached a new agreement with motorsport apparel specialist Alpinestars that will see the company supply its technical performance products to the team for the 2015 Formula One season and beyond.

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Dec 11

Ferrari Race Car, street car roll off same assembly line

Both the street and racing versions roll off the same assembly line in Maranello, Italy.

The consumer Ferrari 458 Italia is a true brother of its racing counterparts that won 2014 races in both the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Erc star Consani completes impressive 2014 with Monza victory

The shootout event follows the two-day Monza Rally Show at the Italian Grand Prix venue

European Rally Championship logo Robert Consani completed his impressive maiden season in four-wheel-drive machinery when he won the Super 2000 section of the Monza Rally Show’s Masters Show in Italy yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Hankook 12H Italy-Mugello: Ready for number two

 The inaugural 12H Italy-Mugello was hailed as a tremendous success by teams, drivers and organisers. 

Following the great success of the inaugural edition held in March this year, the ‘Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello’ will again be the venue for the Hankook 12H Italy-Mugello.

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Oct 30

Berger advises Ferrari to ‘keep Alonso’

With Ferrari currently having three champion drivers under contract, speculation about Fernando Alonso’s future continues to run wild.

20131019-0045 Some reports suggest the Italian team and the Spaniard are in a sort of Mexican standoff, each wanting the other to legally terminate their contract for financial reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Alonso staying at Ferrari ‘for the moment’ – boss

As was uttered by a paddock dweller in Singapore this weekend, “There’s no smoke without fire”.

2014-06-08_0719 He was referring to the ‘Fernando Alonso situation’, as the Spaniard’s future continues to be the subject of high speculation in formula one circles. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Verstappen to aim for F1 license next week

Max Verstappen’s high speed rush from boyhood to the formula one grid will continue apace next week.

F3 - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing At Monza, Toro Rosso and Red Bull chiefs Franz Tost and Dr Helmut Marko respectively have played down the 16-year-old teen’s slow-speed crash during one of his very first demonstration outings in a F1 car recently in Rotterdam. Read the rest of this entry »

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