Tag Archive: Italy

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 »

Sep 04

2014 GP3 Series Round 7 Preview – Monza, Italy

The final European race of the season is upon as GP3 sets up camp at the Autodromo di Monza in Italy.

GP3 - Monza The atmosphere is always electric with the extremely passionate Tifosi with superb racing with long, fast straights providing plenty of overtaking opportunities.

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Sep 04

GP2 Series Monza, Italy preview

GP2 Series round 9 preview

GP2 - Monza With only three rounds left in the 2014 GP2 Series season, the race to the crown has intensified between front runners Jolyon Palmer and Felipe Nasr. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Gutierrez in talks with ‘other teams’ for 2015

Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez has revealed his management is in talks with “other teams” about 2015.

2014-06-07_0133 With the prominent backing of Telmex, the 23-year-old has driven for the struggling Swiss team since last year. When asked about 2015, he told local media whilst in his native Mexico at the weekend: “We are in negotiations with Sauber and we have opened discussions with other teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Rookie Kvyat hits back at F1 ‘wimps’ criticism

“In my opinion F1 remains one of the sports in which courage is most relevant”

2014-06-07_0010 Daniil Kvyat, the youngest rookie in formula one, has hit back at suggestions formula one drivers lack the hero status of the sport’s past stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Pirelli announces compounds for Belgium, Italy and Singapore

Pirelli has revealed the tyres that will be taken to the grands prix of Belgium, Italy and Singapore.

Pirelli At Spa – one of the most spectacular and demanding circuits on the calendar – the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft tyres will be used, which will be well-suited to the varied track and weather conditions often found in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Mugello could step in amid Monza ‘problems’ – Malago

Ten million euros might not be enough to keep the Italian grand prix at historic Monza.

Mugello Circuit logo It is believed the governing FIA has some powers to protect some of the sport’s most iconic venues, like Monza and also the likes of Monaco, Spa and Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

F1 to say ‘bye bye’ to Monza – Ecclestone

Monza is on a three-race countdown to the F1 exit, Bernie Ecclestone warned on Tuesday.

GP3 - Autodromo Nazionale Monza Italy’s Autodromo Nazionale is one of the last remaining iconic venues on the calendar, but F1 chief executive Ecclestone says he will say “bye-bye” to Monza after 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Ricciardo to win Bandini trophy

Daniel Ricciardo is to be the latest winner of the prestigious Trofeo Lorenzo Bandini.

2014-06-07_0849 Past winners of the trophy are a roll-call of long and successful grand prix careers, including champions Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Mugello, Italy preview

Round 6 preview

MotoGP - Start-of-the-2013-Italian-Grand-Prix Mugello is the venue for round six of the MotoGP™ championship, and the Italian circuit is a favourite for riders and fans alike due to its picturesque hill-side setting and its fast layout which sees the fire-breathing 1000cc machines reach one of the their fastest top speeds of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Vettel raced kart in F1 calendar break

Reigning world champion’s first kart race for three years.

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99026 Sebastian Vettel could not resist the lure of racing in the three-week gap between F1’s Chinese and Spanish grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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