Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello
The Mugello Circuit is a motorsport track located in Tuscany, Italy. It is owned by Ferrari and is primarily used for testing and private events, although it has also hosted several major racing events over the years.
The circuit was originally built in the 1970s, and was designed by Italian engineer Roberto Bacci. It features a mix of high-speed corners and long straights, with several challenging elevation changes and tight hairpin turns. The circuit has undergone several upgrades and renovations over the years, and is now a modern and technically demanding track.
The Mugello Circuit has hosted several major racing events over the years, including the Italian motorcycle Grand Prix and the FIA GT World Championship. It also played host to its first Formula One Grand Prix in September 2020, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced several changes to the Formula One calendar.
The 2020 Tuscan Grand Prix at Mugello was a historic event, featuring several memorable moments and intense battles on the track. Lewis Hamilton went onto win the race after multiple red flags and a safety cars causing havoc throughout the race.
Overall, the Mugello Circuit is considered to be one of the most challenging and technically demanding tracks in motorsport, and continues to be a popular venue for testing and private events among professional drivers and teams.
FIA Grade: 1
Owner: Ferrari (1988–present)
Broke ground: 1973
Opened: 23 June 1974; 48 years ago
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Italian motorcycle Grand Prix (1976, 1978, 1985, 1992, 1994–2019, 2021–present)
San Marino motorcycle Grand Prix (1982, 1984, 1991, 1993)
Hankook 12H Mugello (2014–2017, 2019–present)
Ferrari Challenge Finali Mondiali (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2023)
BOSS GP (2014, 2020–present)
Tuscan Grand Prix (2020)
World SBK (1991–1992, 1994)
FIM EWC (1978, 1982, 1991, 1995–1996)
Sidecar World Championship
(1975–1976, 1981, 1983–1984)
Euroformula Open (2020)
World Sportscar Championship (1965–1967, 1975–1982, 1985)
FIA GT (1997, 2006)
Grand Prix Circuit (1974–present)
Length: 5.245 km (3.259 miles)
Race lap record; 1:18.833 (Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W11, 2020, F1)