Our second Easter Break Race takes us to Italy.
The car we race:
The Maserati 250F is a legendary racing car that was designed for Formula One racing in 1954. The car's lightweight and aerodynamic design, powerful engine, and innovative suspension system helped make it one of the most successful racing cars of its time. The 250F won numerous races and championships.
In 1954, the car won its first race at the Monaco Grand Prix, driven by Juan Manuel Fangio. Fangio would go on to win the World Drivers' Championship that year, with the 250F contributing significantly to his success.
The car continued to dominate the racing scene in the following years, with drivers such as Stirling Moss, Jean Behra, and Mike Hawthorn all achieving success behind the wheel of the 250F. The car won a total of eight Grand Prix races in 1956 alone, cementing Maserati's reputation as a premier manufacturer of high-performance automobiles. The car's success on the track helped to establish the company as a major player in the world of motorsports, and its impact can still be felt today.
The car's lightweight and aerodynamic design set the standard for future Formula One cars, influencing the development of modern racing cars to this day.
The track we race:
In the 50s, the Monza race track had a total length of 10.1 km (6.3 mi) and featured a combination of fast straights and challenging corners. The oval section of the track, known as the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, was 4.25 km (2.64 mi) long and was characterized by its high-speed banking. This section of the track was used in conjunction with a more traditional road course layout to create a unique and challenging circuit.
The oval section of the track was viewed with a mixture of excitement and trepidation by teams and drivers. The high-speed banking presented a unique challenge, as cars would be traveling at speeds of over 250 km/h (155 mph) for extended periods of time. This put a great deal of stress on both the cars and the drivers, as they had to maintain high levels of concentration and control at all times.
Despite these challenges, the Monza race track remains an iconic circuit in the world of motorsports, and its still unique layout continues to test the skills of the world's best drivers.
Track download: (It is a Kunos track, but you need this pitboxes upgrade.)
Server THR |1| is up for testing the cars.
Server THR |5| is for your Qualifying laps.
You can race qualifying laps from Monday to Sunday at any time.
(I will close the Qualifying when I have time on Sunday. So the end of Qualifying may vary on this day.
Please take this in account and don't race your laps just before the end.)
Only the best laps per driver on THR5 will be used to create the starting grid.
Registration is open and can be done via the links in our #available-slots Discord channel.
or via the following link: