Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April the Enzo and Dino Ferrari International Circuit will be the stage for the fourth edition of the Historic Minardi Day, the event that rewrote the rules of sporting events by placing the fans and the enthusiasts in centre stage and conceived and planned by the passion of Gian Carlo Minardi together with his brothers Giuseppe and Ferdinando and son Giovanni and brought onto the track alongside Formula Imola.
Thanks to the single ticket that can be bought at the Circuit and through TicketOne that gives access to all the most exclusive areas of the Santerno track such as the paddock, the pits and the terrace to see up close more that 30 Formula 1 racing cars together with cars from F2, F3, Prototypes, Supercars and Hyperc, Gran Turismo, to meet the drivers and engineers and to experience as a protagonist the weekend dedicated to international Motorsport and where it will be possible to take a trip through history through a “starting grid” of more than 30 Formula 1 racing cars.
The weekend’s key moments will be the on track exhibitions of the Formula 1 cars that will come back to racing around the 4,909 metres of the Imola track. More than 30 F1 racing cars for a 50 year trip through history, starting with the 1959 Cooper Maserati T51 up to the Toro Rosso STR03 in which Sebastian Vettel won his first grand prix in 2008, passing through the Minardi PS04 -189 – M192 – M194 – PS04 Alboreto, Martini, Bruni, Baumgartner and Sala, the Ferrari 312T – 126C4 – 312B2 – 312B3 – 643 chassis 128 – 639 chassis 106 – 412 T1 chassis 154 of Alboreto, Alesi, Ickx and Merzario, Lauda, Regazzoni, Mansell and Berger, the Williams FW14 – FW08C – FW16 of Rosberg, Patrese, Senna, Hill and Coulthard, the McLaren MP4/5 B of Ayrton Senna and Berger, the Tyrrell P36 of Scheckter and Depailler, the Tecno F1 123/3 chassis 005, the Wolf WR7 of James Hunt, the Theodore TR1, the Fittipaldi F8 of Keke Rosberg, the De Tomaso – Alfa Romeo, the Arrows A11- A21 – A22 of Verstappen, De La Rosa and Cheever, the March 761, the Surtees F5000, the Osella Fondmetal FA 1M and the Dallara-Consworth 190 of Pirro, De Cesaris and Morbidelli.
“Formula 1 will cut the ribbon of 1,000 grands prix. This is an important result, of which Minardi took part in 340 rounds, 34%. This result makes me proud,, also because as of today the Minardi Team is the ninth team with the most races, behind, Ferrari, McLaren, Williams, Lotus, Tyrrell, Brabham, Sauber and Renault. We will tell a part of these 340 grands prix in Imola on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28, April at the fourth edition of the Historic Minardi Day, together with many friends, drivers and engineers and the newest recruits who are taking their first steps in the world of karting. There will be a parterre of high calibre cars and drivers. We are now at the last stages and we are fine tuning the final details to excite and entertain the enthusiasts who will come to visit us.” Gian Carlo Minardi
The will be the extraordinary cars from F2, F3, Gp2 F3000 and the Prototypes such as the Alfa Romeo 33 TT 3 and the Lucchini Motorsport, Lancia Martini and Lotus Elise.