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Formula 3 Varano

TAKE PART IN A DRIVING COURSE ON A REAL FORMULA 3
Puresport F3 cars are uniqueon the Varano de 'Melegari circuit, in the province of Parma. The racetrack is, an important stage for many young people who later became champions such as Alessandro Zanardi, Giancarlo Fisichella, Alessandro Nannini, Luca Badoer, Kimi Raikkonen, as well as Jacques Villenueve.

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  • Drive a Formula 3 in Varano with Puresport
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Dallara is the name of formula motorsport! Puresport's Formula 3 are Dallara F304 chassis equipped with an Honda F20C engine coming from the famous S2000 japanese coupè. The chassis is a carbon fiber monocoque fully compliant the strict FIA security standards. The Dallara F304 has been driven in the past by several winning Formula 1 driver like Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and Robert Kubica, it's supremacy on tracks was total and mostly canceled from F3 international scene all other manufacterers. The Honda two litre four cylinder engine is capable of 255 HP at 8500 RPM able to push the car at the top speed of 260 KMH (more than 160 MPH) but at the same time easy to use and very reliable. Anticipating 2014 international rules Puresport's cars are fitted since 2011 with a professional Geartronics on steer paddle shift system to give you the best experience and the maximum safety. Cars are controlled by sofisticated Motec ECU's with advanced traction control strategies and start assistance functions.

Every driving courses includes:

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8:00 a.m. Welcome, staff presentation, hand out of driving safety equipment
8:30 a.m. Briefing: Theory course explaining racing techniques
- Braking
- Use of throttle and steering
- Use of the gearbox
- Racing lines
- Analysis of the racetrack
9:30 a.m. Learning the racetrack on Puresport’s Shuttle bus, braking points, clipping and acceleration
10:00 a.m. First session of Formula 3 laps followed by debriefing and technical comment
12:15 a.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Second Formula 3 vehicles driving session followed by debriefing and technical comment
5:30 p.m. Hand out of Formula 3 racing certificates – Final toast

Technical details

Engine: Honda 2000 4 cylinders
Maximum power: 255 Hp at 8500 revolutions/min
Maximum speed: 260 Kmh (160 Mph)
Gearbox: Hewland FTR 6-speed with pneumatic paddle shift

The Riccardo Paletti racetrack is a circuit located in Varano de 'Melegari, near Parma. At the end of the 80's, the Ickx curve was replaced by a variant for safety reasons, while in 2002 the new straight stretch is about 2km long and, avoiding the old first curve called Parabolica, from the New Variante reaches the 1st Esse passing through the new Parabolica placed a few hundred meters further east, for a total length of 2.375 meters. However, in August 2010 the Ickx curve was modified and restored by replacing the old variant and joining a single double-radius curve to the "Horseshoe" and bringing the overall length of the track to 2.360 meters. The racetrack was, and still is, an important stage for many young people who later became champions such as Alessandro Zanardi, Giancarlo Fisichella, Alessandro Nannini, Luca Badoer, Kimi Raikkonen, as well as Jacques Villenueve who moved his first steps in Formula 3 at Varano and Valentino Rossiwho regularly come and ride on the circuit at a very young age.


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Schedule

The arrival time at the track will be sent to the client about 10 days before the event; in the same mailing, we also list the documents required to attend the track day for acceptance and signature.

Duration

The Formula car experience lasts the whole day (light lunch included)

Video

If you choose "onboard camera car" service, video will be sent to your email address with a download link around 2 weeks after attending your experience.

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