Tag Archive: Mugello

Aug 04

Red Bull trials 2017 Pirelli rubber

After Ferrari gave the bold, wider dimension tyres a first run at Fiorano earlier in the week

Red Bull Racing has taken its turn to sample Pirelli’s prototype 2017 tyres in a test at Mugello as reserve driver Sebastien Buemi added another 82 laps to its tally. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

The Lamborghini Huracán wins twice at Mugello and once in Japan with the drivers of the GT3 Junior Program

Double victory in the Italian GT in both races at Mugello for Antonelli Motorsport and Imperiale Racing

CIGT Mugello-Ombra Racing-Frassineti_Gattuso It has been a rewarding weekend for Lamborghini Squadra Corse, which has scored 3 absolute victories in 48 hours with the Huracán GT3 in Italy and in Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Kvyat: F1 needs tracks like Baku

“Obviously you can’t have 100% of races on street circuits, but yeah I’m telling you examples; Zandvoort, Mugello, Imola, these kind of tracks.”
2016-06-12_1060 Daniil Kvyat says F1 should be applauded for creating tracks which require ‘bravery and balls’ like the new Baku street circuit which proved unforgiving to driver mistakes. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Lorenzo and Marquez out for glory as Rossi plans return

The Catalan GP has been home to a number of fantastic battles and after the drama of Mugello, 2016 could very well be another

Mugello was a weekend full of excitement, hard battles and daring last lap moves across all three World Championship classes, but the majesty of the final lap of the MotoGP™ race will not be forgotten anytime soon.

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May 23

Moto2™ and Moto3™ testing hit by rain

Rain returned to Mugello on Monday, slowing the first official post-race test of the year for the Moto2™ and Moto3™  classes

Moto2 rider Sam Lowes (GBR) and Moto3 rider Enea Bastianini joke in the rain The majority of Moto2™ World Championship riders remained in Mugello for a one-day test alongside the Moto3™ World Championship. Unfortunately the day was hit by rain, which caused the likes of Sam Lowes (Federal Oil Gresini Moto2) to head home early. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Lorenzo wins last lap thriller as Rossi retires in “Mugiallo”

Valentino Rossi may have been unable to score, but the fans in Mugello were treated to a do or die duel between Lorenzo and Marquez

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo For the first time since 2008, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) lined up for the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM in pole. The last time he started from pole in Mugello he won, having not returned to the top step of the podium since 2008. Over 100,000 people lined the hillside stands of Mugello to see if ‘The Doctor’ could win once more. But it wasn’t going to be easy with Maverick Viñales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) right alongside him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Valentino Rossi dedicates his helmet to the “Mugiallo” circuit and to all his fans

The helmet shows his adored dogs Cesare and Cecilia and his beloved red cat Rossano

Valentino Rossi dedicates his helmet to the Mugiallo circuit and to all his fans According to tradition of the Italian Mugello Gran Prix, during this morning’s qualifying rounds, Valentino showcased the new special graphic of his AGV Pista GP helmet. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Iannone ignites at Ducati’s home

Gran Premio d’Italia TIM

MotoGP - Andrea Iannone Times improve by over five seconds as Mugello dries, Iannone, Lorenzo and Pirro ending Friday as the three quickest riders. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

MotoGP: ItalianGP, new contracts, same thrilling Mugello circuit

Gran Premio d’Italia TIM

MotoGP - ItalianGP, new contracts, same thrilling Mugello circuit After a week full of 2017 announcements, riders sat down to discuss their future and what the Mugello weekend will hold. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Prinoth, Grossmann and Smeeth win at Mugello

Ferrari Challenge Europe

Ferrari Challenge Europe - Mugello Erich Prinoth, Bjorn Grossmann and Sam Smeeth dominated the first day of the Round 2 of the Ferrari Challenge Europe in the beautiful setting of Mugello. Coppa Shell. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Italian MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

During qualifying on Saturday, Iannone was able to set a new Mugello Circuit Best Lap record

MotoGP - Race action from the 2015 Italian Grand Prix The Italian Grand Prix was won by Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo who secured a third successive MotoGP victory at Mugello ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Iannone and fellow factory Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.

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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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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 12

Magny Cours still ‘trying’ for F1 return

Talks to take formula one back to France are still on, according to Magny Cours boss Serge Saulnier.

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours logo Last month, Saulnier said: “If the will of a number of people is confirmed in the coming weeks, we are very close (to returning).” He said Magny Cours, located a remote 250 kilometres from Paris and absent from the calendar since 2008, is heading for a comeback race in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Valentino Rossi greets Club46 winners at his home race, Mugello

Keep an eye on the Bridgestone Club46 website for details of the next competition

Valentino Rossi Di Vale (1) The Italian Grand Prix at Mugello holds special significance for Valentino Rossi’s legion of supporters around the globe, but thanks to Bridgestone Europe, this year’s event was particularly special for four lucky MotoGP™ fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Marquez emerges victorious in magical Mugello duel

Round 6: Italian MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Italian MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez maintained his perfect victory record in 2014 at the Italian Grand Prix, after narrowly beating Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo to the chequered flag at Mugello.

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May 31

Masterful Marquez marches to pole position at Mugello

Round 6: Italian MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Italian MotoGP QP2 Marc Marquez’s mission to dominate every MotoGP™ qualifying session continued unabated at Mugello today, as the Repsol Honda rider lapped the Italian circuit in a time of 1’47.270 to claim the top spot on the grid for tomorrow’s Italian Grand Prix.

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May 30

Marquez quickest in rain-interrupted Friday practice at Mugello

Round 6: Italian MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Italian MotoGP FP1 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was quickest on a rain-interrupted Friday at Mugello, setting a time of 1’48.004 in the dry Free Practice One session, before intermittent rain prevented any riders improving their times in the afternoon Free Practice Two session.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Niccolò Mercatali shares thoughts about Mugello victory

Team BMW dinamic enjoys positive season start in 2014 Eurov8series

Eurov8series - Niccolò Mercatali Niccolò Mercatali entered the roll of honor of the EUROV8SERIES. The Team BMW Dinamic driver performed without an hitch at Mugello, scoring a spectacular win in Race 2, the maiden one for him in the FG Group-promoted series.

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