Tag Archive: Mugello

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.

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 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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

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 18

Ferrari Challenge Europe Trofeo Pirelli – Race 2

Caso wins from pole position, Di Amato overhauls Baron in the championship

Ferrari Challenge Europe Trofeo Pirelli Race 2 Dario Caso (Rossocorsa-Pellin Racing) has now completed a clean sweep of all the steps of the podium since the first round. In Monza, he had claimed a second and a third and here at Mugello he went one better and took his first win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Baldan (Mercedes) and Kostka (Audi) share row 2, championship leader Francesco Sini (Chevrolet) suffers tough break in 10th

BMW sweeps Eurov8series front row at Mugello with Mugelli and Copetti

Eurov8series - Max Mugelli Max Mugelli confirmed his status of favorite for Round 3 of the EUROV8SERIES at Mugello. In qualifying, the Tuscany-based racer confirmed to have the same pace he had set in practice.

Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

The EUROV8SERIES is ready to line-up at Mugello for the third round of the 2014 season, getting underway today

Eurov8series ready for round 3 at Mugello

Eurov8series After two spectacular runs that featured three different winners in the first four races, the championship is set to get back on-track with an highly-international package and close-quarter combat. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Eurov8series: the Vallelunga showdown highlights battle betweek Audi, Chevrolet, Mercedes and BMW

The Eurov8seriesshow will be back underway on may 17, 18 at Mugello

eurov8seriesjpg The two EUROV8SERIES races held at Vallelunga will be remembered by all the series’ fans for the excitement provided, as they witnessed the first win of Francesco Sini’s Chevreolet Camaro, who scored in Race 1, and the sensational battle that involved the Audi Sport Italia-prepared Audi RS5 racers.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Sergio Campana with Zele Racing in Auto GP 2014

“We are very happy to have to an agreement with Sergio” – Michael Zele

Auto GP - Sergio Campana Sergio Campana, who won the 2011 Italian F3 title, which earned him a Ferrari F1 test drive, is going into his third AutoGP season with Zele Racing.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Ferrari to push Raikkonen into new simulator

Raikkonen, then at Lotus, insisted he “learns nothing” in a simulator.

2013-11-01 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe Massa 01 Kimi Raikkonen will be expected to work hard this winter at the wheel of Ferrari’s new simulator. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Ferrari tells fans to speak up over ‘double points’

The Ferrari president thinks twice as many points as usual is “too artificial”

2013-11-15 - Scuderia Ferrari - Fernando Alonso 01 Luca di Montezemolo has urged F1 fans to make their voices clear, as he admitted he is no fan of the new ‘double points’ rule. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Two candidates in frame for Raikkonen’s seat

“I don’t know anything” – Valsecchi

2013-06-09_0263Two candidates have emerged as possible replacements for the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus for the remaining two grands prix of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Kimiya Sato joins Silverstone F1 test

The Japanese racer will be driving for Sauber

Auto GP - Kimiya SatoCurrent Auto GP leader Kimiya Sato, who exited the recent round at Mugello tied in points with Sergio Campana, will be entering the upcoming Formula 1 test set for July 17th to 19th at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

The Auto GP championship is about to enter a key period of time for the definition of its future.

Auto GP aims for intercontinental opening in 2014

Auto GP World Series

During the 5th round of the 2013 series at Mugello, a meeting was held between the promoter, Enzo Coloni, and all the Team Principals of the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Eni is the new technical partner of the 2013 Auto GP World Series championship.

Eni becomes Techincal Sponsor of the Auto GP World Series 2013

Auto GP World Series - EniThe announcement was made today by Eni and Auto GP Organization in occasion of the series’ round at Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Mugello, race 1: Sergio Campana (Ibiza Racing Team) wins and takes over the championship lead

“I’m very proud to have scored this win.” – Sergio Campana

Auto Gp - Sergio CampanaSergio Campana (Ibiza Racing Team) made his way back to victory today at Mugello, as the fifth round of the 2013 Auto GP season went underway with Race 1 at the Italian venue. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Mugello Qualifying: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) cruises to pole (updated)

In the Coloni-promoted championship

Auto GP - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan cruised to his second straight Auto GP pole today at Mugello as he topped the qualifying session for the 5th round of the 2013 series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Mugello, free practice: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) paces the field

Mugello, test: Vittorio Ghirelli (Super Nova International) hits the top

Auto GP - Christian KlienVittorio Ghirelli was the fastest man on-track in the first two free sessions for the Auto GP championship round at Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Auto GP teams, drivers line-up at Mugello

Zele Racing to fiel Christian Klien 

AutoGP - SilverstoneThe Auto GP Championship is about to enter its fifth round of the 2013 season at the Mugello Circuit.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Ghinzani: “Auto GP is the best choice”

Piercarlo Ghinzani is enjoying his first season as an Auto GP Team Principal

Auto GP - Piercarlo GhinzaniThe former F.1 racer answered some questions about his experience so far in the first part of 2013 while he prepares for Mugello. The series, managed by Enzo Coloni, will enter its second half of the season in Tuscany. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Andrea Roda: “Looking forward to impress at Mugello”

Andrea Roda was the first driver to announce his entry in the 2013 Auto GP this winter.

AutoGP - Andrea RodaThroughout the year so far, he enjoyed ups and downs mainly due to unforeseen circumstances. Hit too often by bad strikes of luck, he looks forward to a rebound at Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

A proposal by Ferrari to ease F1’s strict testing limits was voted down in Monaco

Ferrari’s test relaxation proposal voted down

2013-05-25 -Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Monaco - Sergio Perez 03The Italian team, the owner of the Mugello and Fiorano circuits, proposed that teams be allowed to trade wind tunnel hours, straightline testing and promotional days in exchange for more actual circuit testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Relentless Lorenzo wins at Mugello for third successive year

Round 5: Italian MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - 2013 Italian MotoGP race winner on the podiumYamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo continued his affinity with the Mugello circuit, leading from the first lap to claim his third successive victory at the iconic Italian venue. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Pedrosa sets record pace in Mugello qualifying

Round 5: Italian MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice One and Two

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - 2013 Italian MotoGP QPRepsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa beat his own qualifying lap record at Mugello to claim his first pole position of the season in an enthralling day of action in Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

Older posts «