The 100th anniversary of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza: the countdown begins at the Dubai EXPO The centenary logo has been presented in absolute preview

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 23, 2021 . A century of speed, of challenges, victories and Italian style. The Autodromo Nazionale Monza turns 100 years old in 2022 and begins the celebrations, presenting – as an absolute preview from Dubai – a new icon of Made in Italy: the logo of the centenary of the “Temple of Speed” during the Beauty of Sport , Italian Sports Day , the day dedicated to Italian sport, organized by CONI al Italy Pavilion ofEXPO 2020 in Dubai , in the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio .

2022 will be a special year for F1 in Italy: beyond the centenary of the Monza circuit, Imola will host the second Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix , as announced by Stefano Domenicali , CEO of Formula One Group, with the president of CONI Giovanni Malagò , during the panel 100 years of Monza and the Made in Italy GP: Italy is the double world excellence of Motorsport .

Read more about the history of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza

In the next few years, there are many projects capable of bringing the Autodromo Nazionale Monza into a new era for mobility and motor sports; reliving its glorious history, as on today’s occasion in Dubai, is a great stimulus for the future “declared the president of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza Giuseppe Redaelli.

Autodromo Nazionale Monza and Italian motorsport are increasingly protagonists in the world, with two stages of the Formula 1 championship and two stages of the World Rally Championship. Monza will continue to be a leading track for many future motorsport disciplines”, Comments the president of the Automobile Club of Italy Angelo Sticchi Damiani .

All over the world, when one thinks of Formula 1, one cannot fail to remember the great contribution that Italy has given to this sport, and the first 100 years of the Monza circuit are an important testimony of this. Monza is special, Monza is home to Formula 1, it has always written among the most important pages of this sport that for 71 years has given emotions, passion and a smile. We are preparing to enter a new era for F1, with new regulations and new cars that will create even more exciting races and we are thrilled to have Italy once again a great protagonist in the official calendar of 2022 with two stops at Imola and Monza.”, Stefano Domenicali , CEO of Formula One Group, intervenes.

From Juan Manuel Fangio and Alberto Ascari to Michael Schumacher, from Enzo Ferrari, Niki Lauda and Ayrton Senna, to Lewis Hamilton, there is the public, the mechanics, the people, in one hundred years in Monza the track has changed, the technology , the rules, but the emotions are unchanged. The president of the Autodrome Giuseppe Radaelli and the president of ACI Angelo Sticchi Damiani recalled the stories and passions of the men of motorsport, the great protagonists of these hundred years in Monza, presenting the visual identity of the centenary, in a dialogue with Stefano Domenicali aimed at the future of Italian motorsport and the upcoming challenges of Monza, starting with the reduction of the environmental impact of the centenary track.

It is the Temple of Speed, the track that is the real protagonist of the centenary logo, taking on the majestic shape of a tricolor “temple”, a sinuous ribbon that crosses the characters of Monza and the number 100. We wanted to give a graphic interpretation to the circuit, making the track a three-dimensional icon. The green track, its red exterior together with the white of its interior create the feeling of the tricolor”Comments Ludovico Fois , councilor for external relations and communications manager of ACI, the Automobile Club of Italy.

The parabolic curve of Monza named after Alboreto

Audi wins the title of the Italian GT Endurance Championship in Monza

The Agostini-Ferrari-Drudi trio triumphs in the Temple of Speed in an uncertain race until the last lap. Victories for Milan in the Clio Cup Europe and Cerqui in the Porsche Carrera Cup Italy

The titles of three series were decided during the race weekend at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza . The drivers of the Italian Gran Turismo Endurance Championship, of the Clio Cup Europe and of the Porsche Carrera Cup Italia competed for the victory in their respective competitions, giving emotions to the spectators at the Autodrome and sitting on the sofa at home who followed the ACI Racing Weekend.

The results of the ACI Racing Weekend

The trio made up of Riccardo Agostini, Lorenzo Ferrari and Mattia Drudi gives Audi Sport Italia the victory of the Italian GT Endurance Championship . Great protagonist of the day is Drudi, who makes an extraordinary comeback on Lamborghini and Ferrari, direct rivals for the title, recovering from fourth place and closing the race on the top step of the podium. After a difficult start and a first part of endurance, with the Audi R8 LMS that had never pushed beyond the third position, Drudi became the protagonist of a series of qualifying laps in the wet, first overtaking Daniel's Ferrari 488 EVO Zampieri and Stefano Gai (Scuderia Baldini 27) and then taking advantage of the pit stop of the race leaders Andrea Amici, Alberto Di Folco and Stuart Middleton (Imperiale Racing), who finished second. Third place for the Ferrari # 27 of the Zampieri-Gai duo.

Triplet for the French team R-Ace GP on the podium of race-1 of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine . Winning the race, after taking pole position, is Hadrien David, followed by teammates Isack Hadjar and Zane Maloney, who have gained four positions each. This result is worth the victory in the constructors' ranking for the transalpine team, which arrived in the Tempio with a disadvantage on the Art Grand Prix. Hadjar instead wins race-2 ahead of Paul Aron (Prema Powerteam) and Hadrien.

Oliver Bearman (Van Amersfoort Racing) has won all three races of the Italian F4 Championship Powered by Abarth . The British driver, who arrived in Monza with the title already in his pocket, has placed behind his rivals in all the appointments in the Temple of Speed. In race-1 Bearman started a long battle with the very young Lorenzo Patrese, son of the former Formula 1 driver Riccardo, who saw his race ruined in the final by a contact with the Englishman himself. Andrea Kimi Antonelli (Prema Powerteam) and Joshua Dürksen (Muecke Motorsport) therefore finished behind Bearman. Bearman also triumphs in the wet in race-2 on Saturday afternoon, after a great comeback from seventh place. Second ends the other son of art of the championship, Sebastian Montoya of Prema Powerteam. Third place for Antonelli, who is confirmed in the same position also in race-3, behind Bearman and his Russian teammate Kiril Smal, who got on the second step of the podium.

Six Porsche Carrera Cup Italia drivers fought for the overall title in the last round of the season. The two races held on the Brianza asphalt were affected by the rain and gave a great show, with a close fight until the last corner. In the end it was Alberto Cerqui of the Q8 Hi Perform team, already leader of the standings before the Monza event, who won third place on Saturday afternoon and victory on Sunday morning. It was not enough for the second in the general classification, Alessandro Giardelli (Dinamic Motorsport), the triumph in race-1 ahead of Gianmarco Quaresmini (Tsunami RT) and Cerqui. In the second round, Cerqui won over Marzio Moretti (Bonaldi Motorsport) and Benedetto Strignano (AB Racing).

47 Clio Cup Europe drivers took to the track in the two races between the curbs of the Temple of Speed, honoring the last seasonal round of the series with battles. Nicolas Milan (Milan Competition) crossed the line first for the ninth time this year, winning race-1 on Saturday afternoon thanks to the penalty imposed on the virtual winner Felice Jelmini (PMA Motorsport), relegated to third position. On the second step of the podium went David Pouget (GPA Racing). Jelmini took his revenge in race-2, detaching the group from the start and closing with three seconds ahead of Milan and four over Filippo Berto (Oregon Team). With these results, Milan wins the overall standings and that of group D, while Marc Guillot, also of the Milan Competition team, those of groups A and C.

Next appointment: FORUM8 ACI Rally Monza

The next sporting event in the Temple of Speed is the one with the FORUM8 ACI Rally Monza, the final and decisive stage of the world rally championship, hosted for the second time at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza. Sébastien Ogier and Elfyn Evans will compete for the drivers 'title, while Hyundai and Toyota will compete for the constructors' title. Will he get the better of us? Further information can be found on and . (fm)