Automotodrom Grobnik

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.

Automotodrom Grobnik
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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 record1.17.526 (paolo brajnik, Dallara F 317, 2019 27.07.2019 FIA Central European Zone Formula 3)

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 racesEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  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.