The Autodromo of Monza
4 September 2016
The National Autodromo of Monza within Monza Park, hosts the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Italy, sporting events, concerts, and festivals.
The National Autodromo of Monza, the pride and joy of the local sport scene, was constructed within Monza Park in 1922 by the Automobile Club of Milan for the association’s 25th anniversary. Built in just 110 days by the architect alfredo Rosselli, it hosted the second Grand Prix of Italy in 1922. The rest is history, Monza went down as the home of one of the biggest racing events in the world. It’s known as one of the fastest and most historic circuits of Formula 1, having also cinched the title for closest finish, with a difference of just 0.001 seconds!
The small town of Monza lights up during the international event, when the city turns red with Formula 1 flags, and shirts of everyone’s favorite to win the race. To see more of Monza and Brianza, follow #inLombardia365 on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!