Automotodrom Grobnik

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Automotodrom Grobnik
Automotodrom Grobnik.png
LocationČavle, Croatia
Time zoneGMT +1
Coordinates45°22′54″N 14°30′31″E / 45.38167°N 14.50861°E / 45.38167; 14.50861Coordinates: 45°22′54″N 14°30′31″E / 45.38167°N 14.50861°E / 45.38167; 14.50861
OwnerAutomotodrom Grobnik d.o.o.
OperatorAuto Moto Club Kvarner Rijeka
Opened1978
Major eventsMotoGP
Sidecar World Championship
Acceleration 2014
FIA Central European Zone Formula 3
Modern Grand Prix Circuit
SurfaceAsphalt
Length4.168 km (2.590 mi)
Turns15
Race lap record1:18:733 (qualifying time) (Tom Beckhauser, Dallara F 308, 27.07.2019 FIA Central European Zone Formula 3)

Automotodrom Grobnik is a motorsport race track located in Čavle, near Rijeka, Croatia. From 1978 to 1990, it hosted the Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix of MotoGP.

Currently, among other competitions, the automotodrom hosts the Croatia Prix, which is a valid race for the FIA CEZ Formula 3 Championship. In this category, the track record belongs to Czech driver Tom Beckhauser, who completed a lap in 1:18:733[1] on 27 July 2019 during the qualifying round for Race 1. He slightly improved the previous record (1:18:744),[2] set by Italian driver Andrea Cola in 2018.

In the 2019 edition of the Croatia Prix, Tom Beckhauser won both Race 1[3] and Race 2[4] in the FIA CEZ, followed both times by Andrea Cola.

World Championship races[edit]

Period Competition Class No. of races
1978–1990
(13)
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
(Yugoslavian motorcycle Grand Prix)
50cc 6
80cc 7
125cc 13
250cc 13
350cc 6
500cc 12
1980, 1990, 1997, 1998,
2005–2018
(18)
FIM Sidecar World Championship

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "MYLAPS Speedhive". speedhive.mylaps.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
  2. ^ Secchi, Alessandro (2018-11-17). "Benvenuto ad Andrea Cola su P300.it!". P300.it | F1, Formula E, Indycar, WEC, WRC, MotoGP, Nascar (in Italian). Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  3. ^ "MYLAPS Speedhive". speedhive.mylaps.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
  4. ^ "MYLAPS Speedhive". speedhive.mylaps.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.