Tag Archive: Milan

Jan 10

Irvine unlikely to serve six month jail sentence

The judge found 48-year-old Ulsterman Irvine guilty of “mutual injury”

  Eddie Irvine photo WR12 nextgen-auto.com A Milan judge on Thursday sentenced former F1 driver Eddie Irvine to six months in jail. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

New Pirelli deal to be for three years only – chairman

“We have asked for an exclusive agreement for three years.”

2013-10-25 - Pirelli  - 0009Pirelli is close to finalising a new deal to continue supplying tyres in formula one beyond the end of its 2013 contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Monza marshals threaten to strike

“Despite our passion, many of us are thinking the only way to be heard is to strike.”

GP2 - MonzaMarshals scheduled to work throughout this weekend’s Italian grand prix are threatening to strike. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Minister says Monza race ‘untouchable’

The immediate future of the Italian grand prix is secure.

Monza logoThat is the claim of the Lombardy minister Antonio Rossi, rejecting reports historic Monza could be the victim as Bernie Ecclestone seeks to further expand the F1 calendar beyond Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Pirelli boss sentenced for espionage

“I will appeal, convinced that the truth will emerge”

2011-05-07 - Pirelli -Turkey - Pirelli factory - Marco Tronchetti 2Pirelli chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera has been sentenced to jail for twenty months. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Alonso must chase down Vettel in 2013 – press

“Rarely has a team been the victim of such bad luck as Ferrari in Bahrain”

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Fernando Alonso 00The Italian press hailed Sebastian Vettel’s return to top form in Bahrain, whilst lamenting the bad luck that prevented Fernando Alonso from challenging. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Teams should not expect major changes – Pirelli

Paul Hembery, Pirelli’s motor sport director, confirmed the Milan meeting.

2011-09-24 - Singapore - Pirelli - Paul HemberyPirelli has all but confirmed reports it will make only minor changes to its controversial 2013 tyres for next month’s Spanish grand prix and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Pirelli to make only minor tyre changes after Bahrain

“The final decision will be made on Tuesday in Milan”

2013-03-23 - Pirelli - Malaysia 01Pirelli is set to make only minor modifications to its 2013 tyres after this weekend’s Bahrain grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

2013 could be Alonso’s year – Villeneuve

“The car is fast, although maybe it’s a bit difficult to drive.”

2013-03-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Fernando Alonso 04Felipe Massa could be a key to a successful championship tilt by Fernando Alonso this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Pirelli set to name Kobayashi 2013 tester – reports

Kamui Kobayashi looks set to spend the 2013 season testing tyres with F1’s official supplier Pirelli.

Pirelli 20132012-11-04 - Sauber F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kamui Kobayashi 00The Italian marque has invited the media to its Milan headquarters on Wednesday for the launch of the sport’s 2013 tyres and a press conference “with Pirelli’s main motor sport protagonists”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Mitch Evans was presented with a 200,000 Euro prize fund by Pirelli at the end of season gala in Milan last Sunday night

Pirelli presents prize to GP3 winner

GP3 - Pirelli's Mario Isola presents Mitch Evans with his prizePirelliThe prize fund will go towards a GP2 drive next year, in line with Pirelli’s philosophy of helping a young driver rise up through the ranks all the way to Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

World Superbike: from the Cathedral to the Temple of Speed

SBK celebrating its 25th anniversary at the fourth of its 14 rounds

Monza logoSBK logoWith Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) at the top of the points table, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Italy for the second of three events, this time at Monza, the fastest round of the calendar.

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May 01

25 Years of World Superbike: “25 exciting years”

World Superbike celebrates its 25th anniversary

Monza logoSBK logo

World Superbike will be celebrating its 25th anniversary at the Monza Round this coming weekend, offering Italian fans a unique opportunity to be able to get up close with the bikes and riders that since 1988 have helped to create the history of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

International Superstars Series Italian Mercedes-AMG partners with Caal Racing and Vitantonio Liuzzi for 2012

Superstars Series: Monza set to host spectacular International Superstars Series and GTSprint Series racing weekend

International Superstars Series - Italian Mercedes-AMG - Caal Racing - Vitantonio LiuzziInternational Superstars SeriesThe Superstars Series will be back racing in just four days at the historical Monza racetrack, and both the two top championships promoted by FG GROUP will be kicking-off featuring a sensational line-up in terms of star drivers and car manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

New Ferrari, Sauber, pass FIA crash tests

Ferrari’s 2012 car has now passed the mandatory FIA crash tests at the second attempt, according to multiple sources.

03 - Scuderia Ferrari07 - Sauber F1 TeamIt emerged last week that the new car, codenamed 663, was due to undergo the tests at the CSI technical facility in Bollate, near Milan, last week after they were initially failed.

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Jan 12

Ferrari failed 2012 crash tests at first attempt

2012 Ferrari ‘not pretty’ admit bosses

Scuderia Ferrari logo2011-08-28 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Belgium - 01Ferrari’s 2012 car, described as “not pretty” by Stefano Domenicali this week and codenamed 663, reportedly failed to pass the FIA’s mandatory crash tests at the first attempt.

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Sep 07

Pirelli hosts FOTA fans forum

At the Italian Grand Prix

2011-09-07 - The FOTA Fans Forum was held this evening at Pirelli's HQ in Milan2011-05-20 - Pirelli - Spain - Mercedes GP PetronasPirelli has welcomed today more than 200 lucky fans to its Milan headquarters for the FOTA Fans Forum event prior to the Italian Grand Prix this weekend.

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Sep 01

Esteban Gutièrrez carries out aero test in Vairano

Young Mexican Esteban Gutièrrez will again be at the wheel for the Sauber F1 Team.

GP2 - Lotus ART - Esteban Gutierrez2010-12-23 - Sauber Motorsport - Esteban Gutierrez 3The 20-year old from Monterrey, who is currently competing in the GP2 Series, will be carrying out a straight line test on Saturday, 3rd September 2011, in Vairano. The test programme on the track near Milan will be focusing on aerodynamic measurements of the Sauber C30-Ferrari.

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Sep 10

Rome inks five-year F1 race contract on Friday

“The Monza race will remain — it won’t be destroyed by Rome’s.”

A five-year contract for a formula one street race in the Italian capital was signed at Monza on Friday, Rome grand prix officials have announced. Ahead of Italy’s existing race near Milan, they said that Rome would also feature on the calendar in 2012 or 2013, after the agreement was signed by Bernie Ecclestone and organiser Maurizio Flammini on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Pirelli staying with current F1 tyre rules for 2011 (updated)

Michelin did not apply to be 2011 supplier – Shorrock

Pirelli will supply four different dry tyre compounds to formula one teams in 2011, the Italian company has announced. It was confirmed by the FIA on Wednesday that Milan based Pirelli will succeed the departing Bridgestone as F1’s new supplier until 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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