Mugello Circuit

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Circuit Mugello (test).png
Location Mugello, Italy 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif
Events Formula One (tests), MotoGP, F3
Length km 5.245
Length mi 3
Turns 15
Record time 1.18,704 - 239,911 km/h
Record driver Rubens Barrichello
Record team Scuderia Ferrari
Record year 09.02.2004

Mugello Circuit (Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello) is a race track in the Mugello region of Italy near Florence. Its length is 5.245 km. It has 15 turns and a long straight.

Grand Prix motorcycle racing host an annual event here (MotoGP and smaller classes). Also, the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters hold an annual event. The track is used for Formula One testing, mainly by Scuderia Ferrari. The first race of the A1GP 2008/09 season was originally planned to be held at the Mugello circuit on 21 September 2008. However, the race had to be cancelled due to the delay in building the new chassis for the new race cars.


Road races were held on public streets (road racing) around Mugello since the 1920s. Giuseppe Campari won there in 1920 and 1921, Emilio Materassi in 1925, 1926 & 1928.

The Mugello GP was revived in 1955 and from the 1964 to 1969 as a Targa Florio-like road race consisting of eight laps of 66.2 km each, including the Passo della Futa of Mille Miglia fame. The anticlockwise track passed the towns of San Piero a Sieve, Scarperia, Violla, Firenzuola, Selva, San Lucia. It counted towards the 1965, 1966 and 1967 World Sportscar Championship season. The last WC race was won by Udo Schütz and Gerhard Mitter on a Porsche 910. After two Porsche wins, the local fans could celebrate again in 1968, when the Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 driven by Luciano Bianchi, Nanni Galli and Nino Vaccarella prevailed over the Porsche driven by Rico Steinemann and Jo Siffert, and in 1969, when Arturo Merzario won with an Abarth 2000.

Year Driver Constructor Class Report
2000 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Ricardo Sperafico Lola Formula 3000 Report
1999 Not held
1997 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Ricardo Zonta Lola Formula 3000 Report
1996 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Ricardo Zonta Lola Formula 3000 Report
Not held
1991 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Zanardi Reynard Formula 3000 Report
Not held
1986 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Pierluigi Martini Ralt Formula 3000 Report
1985 Not held
1984 22px-Flag of New Zealand.png Mike Thackwell Ralt Formula Two Report
1983 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jonathan Palmer Ralt Formula Two Report
1982 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Corrado Fabi March Formula Two Report
1981 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Corrado Fabi March Formula Two Report
1980 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brian Henton Toleman Formula Two Report
1979 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brian Henton March Formula Two Report
1978 22px-Flag of Ireland.png Derek Daly Chevron Formula Two Report
1977 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Bruno Giacomelli March Formula Two Report
1976 22px-Flag of France.png Jean-Pierre Jabouille Elf Formula Two Report
1975 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Maurizio Flammini March Formula Two Report
1974 22px-Flag of France.png Patrick Depailler March Formula Two Report
Not held
1969 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Arturo Merzario Abarth Sports car Report
1968 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Lucien Bianchi
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Nino Vaccarella
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Nanni Galli
Alfa Romeo Sports car Report
1967 22px-Flag of Germany.png Gerhard Mitter
22px-Flag of Germany.png Udo Schütz
Porsche Sports car Report
1966 22px-Flag of Germany.png Gerhard Koch
22px-Flag of Germany.png Jochen Neerpasch
Porsche Sports car Report
1965 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Mario Casoni
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Antonio Nicodemi
Ferrari Sports car Report
1964 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gianni Bulgari Porsche Sports car Report
Not held
1955 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Umberto Maglioli Ferrari Sports car Report
Not held
1929 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gastone Brilli-Peri Talbot Grand Prix Report
1928 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Emilio Materassi Talbot Formula Libre Report
1927 Not held
1926 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Emilio Materassi Itala Formula Libre Report
1925 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Emilio Materassi Itala Formula Libre Report
1924 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Giuseppe Morandi OM Formula Libre Report
1923 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gastone Brilli-Peri Steyr Formula Libre Report
1922 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alfieri Maserati Isotta-Fraschini Formula Libre Report
1921 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Giuseppe Campari Alfa Romeo Formula Libre Report
1920 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Giuseppe Campari Alfa Romeo Formula Libre Report

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