Gian Carlo Minardi has lived this 2016 as an illustrious sport director.The Italian motor sport can count on the expertise and professionalism of this F1 constructor, an appreciated Team Manager in the major leagues who has a particular penchant for discovering new talent. He is currently in charge of the Youth Project of the Italian Automobile Club devoted to our home drivers most talented.
In the just ended season, Minardi has had a key role in the success of some leading events that had the chance to count on his professional direction: the 100th Targa Florio Historic Speed, the Motor Show, and the Minardi Day.
For the 100th Targa Florio, in the 100th edition of the oldest car race in the world, he coordinated the Targa Florio Historic Speed by handling the relationships with all the big names in motor sport history, all the names that brought back onto the Mythical streets the rumble of the legendary cars that have been able to reawaken all the never extinguished emotions in what was the diamond point of the event organized by AC Palermo and ACI Sport. His contribution to the Motor Show has been critical. Minardi worked in first person for the return of the historical F1 cars among which a Minardi F1 as well. At the Area 48 Motul Arena, in the year of the 40th anniversary of the Bologna’s kermesse, worldwide famous, its 8 and 12 cylinders have roared again.
The Historic Minardi day, that took place at the Circuit of Imola in June, was exciting as well with its sequence of big emotions along with the great names of the drivers and of the cars coming from the history of F1, F2, and F3. An appointment not to be missed for thousands of fans.
Fundamental his contribution in the circuit during the races of the ACI Sport Italian Championship. He has always a good intuition for the most promising young drivers. He follows the talented drivers of the Italian F4 Championship Powered by Abarth closely along with the staff of the Aci Sport Federal School, with which he also followed the Federal Supercourse 2016 Speed Section, giving advices to 4 very young drivers and following their growth in the Vallelunga circuit, step by step.