Autodromo Riccardo Paletti

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Autodromo Riccardo Paletti
Autodromo Riccardo Paletti
LocationVarano, Italy
Time zoneCET, UTC+1
Coordinates44°40′52″N 10°1′21″E / 44.68111°N 10.02250°E / 44.68111; 10.02250Coordinates: 44°40′52″N 10°1′21″E / 44.68111°N 10.02250°E / 44.68111; 10.02250
Major eventsFormula Renault; Formula Three Euroseries
Circuit (2010–)
Length2.360 km (1.466 mi)
Race lap record1:03.181 (César Ramos, BVM – Target Racing, 2010, Italian Formula Three Championship)
Circuit (2002–2010)
Length2.375 km (1.476 mi)
Race lap record1:01.998 (Nico Rosberg, Team Rosberg, 2003, Formula 3 Euro Series)
Circuit (1993–2001)
Length1.800 km (1.118 mi)
Race lap record0:43.306 (Andrea Belluzzi, Coloni, 1995, Superformula)

Autodromo Riccardo Paletti is a motorsport race track near Varano in the Province of Parma, Italy. The track began as a small 550 m (0.34 mi) oval in 1969, and this was then expanded to a full 1.800 km (1.118 mi), 11 turn race track. This new layout was inaugurated officially on 26 March 1972.

In 2001 the layout was extended to a length of 2.375 km (1.476 mi).

The track is named after Formula One driver Riccardo Paletti, who was killed at the 1982 Canadian Grand Prix.


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