2021 Imola GP Race Preview

16th April – 18th April 2021

Schedule

Session NameDate/Time (Track local time)
Free Practice 116 April 11:00 – 12:00
Free Practice 216 April 14:30 – 15:30
Free Practice 317 April 11:00 – 12:00
Qualification17 April 14:00 – 15:00
Race18 April 15:00 – 17:00

Until 2021 Imola GP

Track Map

Track Facts

Number of Laps: 63
Track Length: 4.909km
Race Distance: 309.049 km
Best Laptime: 1:15.484 by Lewis Hamilton (2020)
2020 Pole Position: Lewis Hamilton
2020 Race winner: Valtteri Bottas

Catch our Race Review of the 2021 Imola GP in Episode 7: 2021 Imola GP Race Discussion.

Find out the Race Schedule in your local time zone at the F1 Official Race Schedule Page.

This track is located at Imola, in the northern part of Italy. The area around Imola is home to several racing car manufacturers – namely Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Minardi (now AlphaTauri), and Dallara.

Following the Second World War, the town launched a program to try to improve the local economy. Four local motor racing enthusiasts proposed the construction of a new road linking existing public roads, which was used by the local car manufacturers to test their prototypes

This track was reintroduced last year in 2020 due to the unprecedented COVID-19 situation. This vintage track has been around since 1953 and home to Formula 1 since 1963. The track quickly became a fan and driver favorite and made its appearance again in 2021. Weather conditions in this part of the country are always unpredictable and thus leads to some unpredictable racing. The track has always provided top quality races that keep viewers hooked on to their TV screens and seats. Hoping that the 63 lap stunning race that we saw in 2020 makes a repeat here. Let’s continue to see how this dynamic track and its race shapes the championship table.

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