Tag Archive: Monza

May 27

Charles Leclerc kicks off the Monza weekend with the fastest lap time

Canada’s Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam, 1:44.655 minutes) completed the top 10

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo The Monza race weekend began for the young FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers as early as this Wednesday – with the fourth official day of testing in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, held at warm temperatures.

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May 26

Facu Regalia joins Eurointernational for FIA F.3 European Championship round at Monza

The Argentinian driver ready to compete in the European Formula 3 Series, one of the most prestigious championships

Facu Regalia logo Facu Regalia approaches his second consecutive race weekend. After his double podium finish in the Auto GP Series at Silverstone, Argentina´s driver will take part in FIA F.· European Championship´s Round 4 to be held at Italy´s hallowed “Temple of Speed”, the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Victory for Cozzolino & Michimi in Super Trofeo debut (updated)

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo (Round 1 – Monza)

Vincenzo Sospiri Racing made its GT racing debut in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo at Monza this weekend claiming victory in the Pro-Am class and 3rd overall in Sunday’s race.

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Apr 12

Results opening race provisional pending the results of Grasser Racing Team appeal

Blancpain Endurance Series – Monza Round – Race

The first event of the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series saw the #19 GRT Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini cross the line in first position.

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Apr 12

Confidence high at Oman Racing Team for Blancpain opening round

Oman Racing Team entry ended the opening test session with the second fastest time

2015-06-04-013 Ahmad Al Harthy says confidence is high at the Oman Racing Team ahead of qualifying for today’s opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at Monza in Italy, following a fault-free day of practice on Saturday, 11th April. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup: Manor MP Motorsport gets busy

Three-car entry for Manor MP Motorsport this weekend at Monza

Formula Renault 2.0  Manor MP Motorsport Top single-seater team Manor MP Motorsport gets its busy 2015 motor racing season underway this weekend, 11th/12th April, at Monza in Italy with an exciting three-car entry for the first two rounds of the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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 08

Faccioni and Rae complete Vincenzo Sospiri Racing line up for Monza

In the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo championship
Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo championship The number 18 Huracán will be driven at Monza this weekend by Jacopo Faccioni and Oliver Rae as VSR makes it debut in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo championship.
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Apr 01

Blancpain Endurance Series ready for best season yet

Ever since its inaugural season in 2011, the Blancpain Endurance Series has started the season in Monza.

Blancpain Endurance Series logo During the weekend of April 12th, the Italian Temple of Speed will again welcome the best GT series in the world, for the start of what promises to be the most exciting season yet.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Robert Kubica nets late win at Monza

Kubica led by 2.8sec in his Ford Fiesta RS WRC

Robert Kubica outpaced Moto GP legend Valentino Rossi over the final speed test to win the non-championship Monza Rally on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Forza Rossa still waiting for FIA approval

Forza Rossa, a Romanian project targeting a debut in formula one, has played down reports it has already been granted an entry by the FIA.

Forza Rossa - photo Getty Images Reports this week suggested that with Caterham now close to collapse, advisor Colin Kolles is set to return his immediate attention to Forza Rossa. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Shinya Michimi confirmed for Estoril

“Shinya impressed everyone earlier this year.” – Vincenzo Sospiri

euronova-racing Euronova Racing is pleased to confirm that Shinya Michimi will return to the Auto GP Championship for the final round at Estoril this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Will Stevens joins the Marussia F1 Team as an Official Reserve Driver

New recruit

10 - Marussia F1 TeamThe Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has signed young British hopeful Will Stevens to its 2014 roster of Official Reserve Drivers, alongside Alexander Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Two podiums for Stroll at Monza

Prema Powerteam fifteen year old driver

2011-06-12_1051With the 2014 title already in the bag, Lance Stroll ended the sixth and penultimate round of the Italian Formula 4 championship with two third places.

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Sep 26

Drivers allowed to gamble at race start – Whiting

Drivers are allowed to gamble on making a false start in formula one, the FIA’s Charlie Whiting has confirmed.

2014-06-05_0016 At Monza, some observers were both amazed and bemused when Lewis Hamilton reacted to the five starting lights to the tune of 0.05 seconds. Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said it is “virtually impossible” that the Mercedes driver legitimately reacted to the lights, as the minimum human reaction time is much longer. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

F1 ‘not what it used to be’ – Lotterer

In their musings, today’s formula one does not fare well.

2014-08-20 - Caterham F1 Team - Andre Lotterer Le Mans stars Andre Lotterer and Mark Webber have made less than flattering comparisons between their sports car machines and the modern F1 racer.
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Sep 20

Button admits McLaren decision could end career

Jenson Button has acknowledged that McLaren’s deliberations over its 2015 lineup could leave him without an alternative.

2014-03-30 - McLaren Mercedes - Malaysia - Jenson Button 04 Amid the high uncertainty, an impression began to form at Monza recently that the British team would in fact not sign a top name like Sebastian Vettel or Fernando Alonso next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Kobayashi hopes for three-car top teams in 2015

“I don’t know how many teams will exist next year.”

2014-03-16 - Caterham F1 Team - Australia - Kamui Kobayashi Kamui Kobayashi has admitted in Singapore that he may be left out of Caterham’s plans for his home Japanese grand prix later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Billionaire now looking to buy Marussia – report

Lawrence Stroll may now have moved his attention from Sauber to Marussia.

2011-06-08_0017 In the paddock at Monza recently, it was strongly rumoured that the Canadian fashion industry billionaire and racing enthusiast was in detailed negotiations to buy financially embattled Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Todt tips Ferrari to end crisis quickly

Jean Todt insists Ferrari is not in the sort of crisis today that he found at Maranello more than two decades ago.

2014-06-14-1001 The Frenchman, now FIA president, said any comparison between when he was drafted in by Luca di Montezemolo to rebuild the team in 1993 and Ferrari’s current situation “makes me smile”. Read the rest of this entry »

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