Motorsport 2023 season, all the most important appointments in the motor world

The 2023 Motorsport and motoring season is full of appointments and news, starting with Formula 1, which is getting longer and renewed. But the other competitions are not far behind, from Formula E to the World Endurance Championship up to the GT World Challenge Europe. Rich calendars that promise great emotions to all four-wheel enthusiasts.

Formula 1 2023, 24 races scheduled and departure on March 5th

The Formula 1 World Championship will kick off on 5 March 2023 in Bahrain and will be the longest in history, with 24 races , one more than last year. The closure, however, is scheduled for November 26 in Abu Dhabi. Two Grands Prix absent in 2022 are back on the list: Las Vegas and Qatar. On the other hand, the French Grand Prix leaves the list of competitions. In Italy, on the other hand, both appointments have been confirmed: Imola for the Made in Italy Grand Prix and Monza for the Italian Grand Prix (September 3, 2023).

Find out more about the 2023 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix

Formula 2 2023, 14 grands prix with two stages in Italy

Double Italian round also for the 2023 Formula 2 season , again with Monza and Imola on track. The championship, made up of 14 stages, will always start on March 5 from Bahrain and will end on November 26 in the United Arab Emirates. Here is the complete calendar:

  • March 3-5: Bahrain (Sakhir)
  • March 17-19: Saudi Arabia (Jeddah)
  • March 31-April 2: Australia (Melbourne)
  • April 28-30: Azerbaijan (Baku)
  • May 19-21: Italy (Imola)
  • 25-28 May: Monaco (Monte Carlo)
  • June 2-4: Spain (Montmeló)
  • June 30-July 2: Austria (Spielberg)
  • July 7-9: Great Britain (Silverstone)
  • 21-23 July: Hungary (Hungaroring)
  • 28-30 July: Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)
  • 25-27 August: Netherlands (Zandvoort)
  • 1-3 September: Italy (Monza)
  • November 24-26: United Arab Emirates (Yas Marina)

Formula 3 2023, 10 grand prix in 6 months

The 2023 Formula 3 season, on the other hand, sees the total number of appointments rise from 9 to 10, with the entry of Australia and Monaco and the exit of Zandvoort. The departure is always scheduled for March 5 from Bahrain, while the closing will be in Monza on September 3. Here is the list of all stages:

  • March 3-5: Bahrain (Sakhir)
  • March 31-April 2: Australia (Melbourne)
  • May 19-21: Italy (Imola)
  • 25-28 May: Monaco (Monte Carlo)
  • June 2-4: Spain (Montmeló)
  • June 30-July 2: Austria (Spielberg)
  • July 7-9: Great Britain (Silverstone)
  • 21-23 July: Hungary (Hungaroring)
  • 28-30 July: Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)
  • 1-3 September: Italy (Monza)

Formula E 2023, ninth season for the electric car championship

The 2023 season will be the ninth for Formula E, the championship dedicated to electric cars, which will visit 11 cities for a total of 16 Grands Prix. It starts on January 14 from Mexico City and ends on July 30 in London.

Below, the complete calendar of the Formula E rounds:

  • Round 1: Mexico City - 14 January 2023
  • Round 2: Diriyah - 27 January 2023
  • Round 3: Diriyah - 28 January 2023
  • Round 4: Hyderabad - 11 February 2023
  • Round 5: Cape Town - 25 February 2023
  • Round 6: Sao Paulo - 25 March 2023
  • Round 7: Berlin - 22 April 2023
  • Round 8: Berlin - 23 April 2023
  • Round 9: Monaco - 6 May 2023
  • Round 10: Jakarta - 3 June 2023
  • Round 11: Jakarta - 4 June 2023
  • Round 12: Portland - June 24, 2023
  • Round 13: Rome - 15 July 2023
  • Round 14: Rome - 16 July 2023
  • Round 15: London - 29 July 2023
  • Round 16: London - 30 July 2023

World Endurance Championship (WEC) 2023, 6 unmissable stages to celebrate the tenth season

The 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship WEC calendar grows by one stage compared to the previous year. Seven appointments in nine months, from the USA to Bahrain.

Here is the complete WEC calendar :

  • March 17: United States - 1000 Miles of Sebring
  • April 16: Portugal - 6 Hours of Portimao
  • April 29: Belgium - 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
  • 10-11 June: France - 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • July 9: Italy - 6 Hours of Monza
  • September 10: Japan - 6 Hours of Fuji
  • November 4: Bahrain - Bahrain 8 Hours

GT World Challenge Europe 2023, 10 Grand Prix for Gran Turismo cars

The GT World Challenge Europe is one of the most important international competitions for GT cars. The 2023 calendar includes 10 stages in as many circuits :

  • 22-23 April: Italy – Monza Endurance Cup
  • May 13-14: Great Britain - Brands Hatch Sprint Cup
  • 23-24 May: Test 24 Hours of Spa - Spa-Francorchamps
  • June 3-4: 1000 km Paul Ricard - Paul Ricard Endurance Cup
  • 29 June – 2 July: 24 Hours of Spa - Spa-Francorchamps Endurance Cup
  • 15-16 July: Italy - Misano Adriatico Sprint Cup
  • June 29-30: Germany – Nürburgring Endurance Cup
  • September 2-3: Germany – Hockenheim Sprint Cup
  • 16-17 September: Spain – Valencia Sprint Cup
  • 30 September – 1 October: Spain – Montmeló Endurance Cup
  • 14 – 15 October Netherlands: Zandvoort - Sprint Cup

WRC 2023, the FIA championship for rally cars

Thirteen races, 8 of which on dirt roads (a circumstance that has caused some controversy): this is the calendar for the 2023 season of the World Rally Championship, the FIA world championship dedicated to rally cars. Here are all the stages with their respective terrains:

  • January 20-22: Monaco - Mixed
  • February 10-12: Sweden - Snow
  • March 17-19: Mexico - Offroad
  • April 21-23: Croatia - Asphalt
  • May 12-14: Portugal - Off road
  • June 2-4: Sardinia - Dirt road
  • June 23-25: Kenya - Off road
  • July 21-27: Estonia - Off road
  • 4-6 August: Finland - Off road
  • 8-10 September : Greece - Off road
  • 29th September - 1st October: Chile - Off road
  • October 27-29: Central Europe - Asphalt
  • November 17-19: Japan - Asphalt


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The sale of tickets for the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix 2023 has started

The sale of tickets for the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix 2023, now in its 94th edition, will officially open on Wednesday 21 December at 12 , which will take place on 1, 2 and 3 September at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

It is a real "Xmas Gift" designed by ACI for all those motorsport enthusiasts, both Italian and foreign, who want to experience, or perhaps give a loved one for Christmas, an exciting and engaging experience.

The opening of sales was scheduled well in advance, thanks to the commitment of the Aci Sport organization, to meet the requests of many fans and commercial partners that had already arrived the day after the Centenary Grand Prix of the Temple of Speed . For the "Xmas Gift" campaign, 6,500 tickets of various types will be available.

All information on how to purchase and all further future updates can be found on the website on the page dedicated to the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix 2023.

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Christmas in Monza, all the events and initiatives of the 2022 holidays

During the Christmas holidays, Monza lights up with numerous events and initiatives. For those arriving in the city as a tourist, therefore, there are many possible things to do, including markets, Christmas villages, walks in the historic center lit up and visits to the main monuments. Here are some tips.

The Christmas period is coming, impossible to ignore it. The streets of all the most important Italian cities begin to be colored with decorations and themed lights and the shops begin to display decorations based on snow, elves and Santa Claus puppets. There are still several weeks to go, but everything is ready to celebrate the holiday season . It is time, therefore, also to plan any trips , made easier by the holidays and the closure of schools. And what better time than Christmas to rediscover the beauties made in Italy ? Not surprisingly, even Monza and Brianza, during the days ranging from Christmas to the Epiphany, are filled with tourists. This is why a short and updated vademecum that indicates the most important Christmas events among those scheduled in the city can be useful. A guide that answers the fateful question: what can you do at Christmas in Monza?

Find out what to do and what to see in Monza (regardless of Christmas)

The Christmas markets in Monza

The first answer brings to mind a great classic: the Christmas markets , a traditional unmissable event. And Monza is no exception. From the end of November until the Epiphany, there are numerous opportunities that the city of Brianza offers its inhabitants and tourists to stroll among crafts and food and wine stalls.

The first initiative on the calendar is Christmas Experience , an exclusive Christmas market hosted inside the Royal Villa of Monza , a place with a unique charm. The event is scheduled for 26 and 27 November , from 10 to 19 .

Also from 27 November, the Christmas Village , the historic open-air market of Monza, returns to Piazza Carducci and Piazza San Paolo, with its load of stands and attractions for adults and children. Open every day until 6 January (9.30-19.30), the Christmas market also hosts the Magic Tree , a spectacular carousel ten meters high .

The Christmas attractions of the historic center

The rides in Piazza San Paolo (a faithful replica of a 19th century model, with wooden horses and carriages) and in Largo Mazzini (an electric train on rails) are also very impressive, as well as the Ferris wheel in Largo IV November 8, open every days, 10-24). Another little train then crosses the entire historic center (departing from Piazza Roma ), immersing Monza residents and tourists in the beautiful city decorations. In Piazza Trento e Trieste , on the other hand, there is an ice skating rink : over 300 square meters for enthusiasts and amateurs. Christmas in Monza, however, is not concentrated only in the main streets but spreads throughout the districts, with sweet houses, attractions and lights.

And for children who want to meet Santa Claus , there are two appointments:

  • on 19 December at 4.30 pm at the Parchetto via Luca della Robbia ;
  • on 20 December at 4.30 pm at the Varisco Park.

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The other Christmas events in Monza and surroundings

To close, here is a list (in update) of Christmas initiatives in Monza and its surroundings, suitable for adults and children:

  • Santa Claus Village in the Bellusco donkey : a real Christmas village, set up from November 27 to January 8 inside a farm, populated by elves and other magical creatures and animated by workshops for children;
  • The Christmas Village of Cavenago : a magical place, open from November 26 to December 18, with an ice skating rink, artisan markets, shows and many tasty sweet and savory delicacies;
  • the Track Days of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza : on 20 and 27 November the Temple of Speed welcomes those who want to experience the thrill of a lap on the track aboard a real racing car; two days of Track Days with some special surprises (find out more here ).

Christmas holidays, an opportunity to discover Monza and Brianza

To enjoy Monza at Christmas, however, it is not necessary to dive into the colorful chaos of organized events. More simply, you can let yourself be conquered by the city and its beauties , taking advantage of the holidays to visit it. Decorated with Christmas lights, the historic center of Monza and its symbolic monuments acquire an even greater charm. Christmas, therefore, can simply become a good excuse to visit beauties such as:


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