Imola, April 28 2018 – On May 1st Ayrton Day, the day in memory of the unforgettable Brazilian Champion, Ayrton Senna, is returning to the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari. The event is being organized by IF, Imola Faenza Tourism Company, in collaboration with the Cooperativa Bacchilega Editors, for the 24th anniversary of the tragic death of the great Brazilian driver.
Ayrton Day will offer fans many ways to commemorate: at 2pm, at Tamburello Curve where the tragic accident took place on May 1, 1994, a remembrance Mass will be held; at 4pm on the terrace of the Checco Costa Museum a public meeting with key figures from Formula 1, from designer Giancarlo Minardi to the driver Pierluigi Martini. The authors of Nel Regno di Ayrton I tempi di Senna (Bacchilega 2011),Giuseppe Annese, Marco Serena and Giovanni Talli will also be in attendance.
All day, starting at 9am, there will be an open day on the track. There will also be guided tours of the areas of the Autodromo (paddocks, race direction, podium, pits). Guests will also have the opportunity to experience the thrill of racing on the track with the driving simulators available in the tourist center.
Ayrton Day 2018 Program:
9am-7pm: the track is open to the public (walking & cycling). Free entry
2pm: Remembrance mass in memory of Ayrton Senna, on the track at the Tamburello Curve. Free Entry.
4pm-6pm: “F1 in the days of Senna (La F1 ai tempi di Senna)” meeting with Giancarlo Minardi and Pierluigi Martini. Giuseppe Annese, Marco Serena and Giovanni Talli ,authors of the book Nel regno di Ayrton, (Bacchilega Editore) will also be in attendance. Checco Costa Museum Terrace. Free Entry.
From 9:30am to 6:30pm there will be guided tours of the paddocks, control room, podium, and pits of the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari. 45 mins, max 20/25 people per group. Groups leaving every hour starting at 9:30am (9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30…)
Youths (13-18 years): € 5,00
Kids (12&under): Free
2 adults + 2 youths = € 25,00
GT Driving Simulator at the Tourism Hub (9am-7pm):
10 € for a 10-minute driving session
For info and tour booking: Tel. 0542 25413 – email: firstname.lastname@example.org