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2020 TUSCAN GRAND PRIX, FERRARI’S 1,000TH F1 RACE

Get up to speed with everything you need to know about the 2020 Tuscan Grand Prix, Ferrari’s 1,000th F1 race, which takes place over 59 laps of the 5.245-kilometre Mugello circuit also known as the Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello in Italy on Sunday, September 13.

The first Formula1 race open to fans in 2020. The Tuscan Grand Prix will be the first Formula 1 race open to fans in 2020 after Mugello confirmed the spectator levels permitted for September’s event. There will be 2,880 tickets on sale for each day of the Tuscan Grand Prix, split across three grandstands. During the three-day GP, 2,880 spectators can attend the event every day: 1,000 in Tribuna Centrale, and 1,000 in Tribuna Materassi. Members of Scuderia Ferrari clubs will be offered a private allocation of 880 tickets available for purchase for Tribuna 58.

Ferrari’s 1,000th F1 race in Mugello

The official name of the event, 2020 Tuscan Grand Prix, Ferrari’s 1,000th F1 race, pays homage to the region that will host the race and to the historic anniversary that will be celebrated that day by Scuderia Ferrari, the only team to have taken part in all of the 70 Formula 1 seasons so far.
Regardless of when race number 1,000 arrives for the Scuderia or whether it triumphs, being the first F1 team to reach 1,000 Grand Prix entries will be reason enough to pop a bottle of Prosecco. Now that Ferrari has invited the world to its home and is throwing a party for the ages, it must more than ever before deliver, and deliver big.

The first Formula 1 grand prix in Mugello
Despite having been a fixture for a number of international series over the years, most notably MotoGP, 2020 marks the first time that Mugello hosts a Formula 1 World Championship event. Now the ninth round of the season will take place at Mugello, Italy will return to hosting two Formula 1 Grands Prix for the first time since 2006.

The Mugello circuit proper opened in June 1974. Ferrari then purchased the track, based a 120-km drive away from their headquarters, in 1988.
The Mugello circuit in Tuscany is just 20km North of Florence. It is a swooping, undulating circuit that the drivers almost universally adore. Set in a valley, the natural topography makes a lap of the 5.2-km track – which has hosted many an F1 test in its time

Thw Mugello: an excellent holidays destination near Florence

Not only is Mugello considered by many to be one of the world’s finest circuits which truly represents how technological innovation and environmental values can coexist. It’s also nestled in the hills of the beautiful Tuscan countryside, and in particular the green Mugello valley, an unspoilt rural location rich in medieval villages, Renaissance villas, and a unique culinary tradition. The Mugello valley, cradles of P.D.O. and P.G.I. agriculture produce, is reach in local farms markets and is renewed for organic meet, dairy products, Porcini mushrooms, truffles, fine olive oil, wine and the “marrone” chestnut.
The Mugello has also become a niche destination for responsible travellers that appreciate the naturalistic, artistic and culinary beauties of the area, who find hospitality in the numerous Mugello house rental. Porcigliano Olive Grove is the perfect country house rental near Florence ideal for families and groups of friends. This accommodation is only 15 minutes away from the Mugello circuit and 30 minutes from Florence. Villa Porcigliano Olive Grove is also an excellent base for day trips to all the best-hidden gems in Tuscany. This family-run villa embraces the quietness and beauty of the typical Tuscan countryside and combines elegance and uniqueness with cosiness and comfort. We take the extra effort to ensure a clean, clutter-free, and fully functioning villa.
All of this and much more is what Mugello and Porcigliano Olive Grove have to offer to the modern traveller for a memorable and Numero uno” retreat, far from the predictable. Porcigliano Olive Grove the ideal vacation rental near Florence for the experienced traveller.