Italian Formula 4 & Formula Abarth: Overview of seasons

All seasons: Italian Formula 4 & Formula Abarth

The Italian Formula 4 Championship is a national junior racing series according to the FIA Formula 4 regulations.
It is held since 2014 as a successor to the Formula Abarth or Formula Azzura.

Italian Formula 4 Championship

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Pos Points Driver Nation
1.303Enzo Fittipaldi Brazil
2.282Leonardo Lorandi Italy
3.262Oliver Caldwell Great Britain
Italian Formula 4 Championship

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The Italian Formula 4 Championship 2017 was the fourth season of the Italian Formula 4.

There were again seven events in Italy, each with three races, now including two weekends in Mugello instead of two in Imola.

Marcus Armstrong won the Italian Formula 4 2017 ahead of Job van Uitert and Lorenzo Colombo.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.283Marcus Armstrong New Zealand
2.247Job van Uitert Netherlands
3.223Lorenzo Colombo Italy
Italian Formula 4 Championship

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The Italian Formula 4 Championship 2016 was the third season of Italian Formula 4.

Once again, seven events were held in Italy. Due to the high number of participants at the beginning of the season (over 40 riders) additional qualifying races were held on the first two weekends. All in all, there were 21 races per driver to contest.

Marcos Siebert won the Italian Formula 4 2016 ahead of Mick Schumacher and Raoul Guzman.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.231Marcos Siebert Argentina
2.216Mick Schumacher Germany
3.202Raúl Guzmán Mexico
Italian Formula 4 Championship

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The Italian Formula 4 Championship 2015 was the second season of Italian Formula 4.

Again seven events were held in Italy. Instead of Magione, now Misano was in the calendar. In total, 21 races were held.

Ralf Aron won the Italian Formula 4 2015 ahead of Guanyu Zhou and Robert Shwartzman. The Trophy class for drivers over 18 years was won by Kevin Kanayet. In contrast to the previous year, the Trophy pilots were also entitled to points in the overall standings.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.331Ralf Aron Estonia
2.223Guanyu Zhou China
3.212Robert Shwartzman Russia
Italian Formula 4 Championship

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The Italian Formula 4 Championship 2014 was the first season of the Italian Formula 4 as successor of Formula Abarth.

The race cars are from Tatuus and powered by 1.4l Abarth 160hp engines.

As in the Formula Abarth, 3 races were held per weekend. All seven events took place in Italy (Adria, 2x Imola, Mugello, Magione, Vallelunga, Monza), a total of 21 races were held.

Lance Stroll won the Italian Formula 4 2014 in front of Mattia Drudi.
The Trophy class for drivers over 18 years was dominated by Brandon Maïsano. He was not entitled to points in the main class, but otherwise would have won the championship ahead of Lance Stroll.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.331Lance Stroll Canada
2.237Mattia Drudi Italy
3.200Andrea Russo Italy
Class Trophy:
Pos Points Driver Nation
1.406Brandon Maisano France
2.230Ali Al Khalifa Bahrain
3.177Keith Camilleri Malta

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.236Alessio Rovera Italy
2.168Michele Beretta Italy
3.163Simone Iaquinta Italy
Class Trophy:
Pos Points Driver Nation
1.242Sergey Trofimov Russia
2.196Vitaly Larionov Russia
3.162Sabino de Castro Italy

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.266Nicolas Costa Brazil
2.246Luca Ghiotto Italy
3.219Bruno Bonifácio Brazil

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.175Sergey Sirotkin Russia
2.137Patric Niederhauser Switzerland
3.98Michael Heche Switzerland

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.128Brandon Maisano France
2.106Patric Niederhauser Switzerland
3.91Raffaele Marciello Italy

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.77Alberto Cerqui Italy
2.64Eugenio Palmeri Italy
3.63Luca Defendi Italy

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.76Edoardo Liberati Italy
2.64Stefanos Kamitsakis Greece
3.58Kevin Gilardoni Italy

The Formula Azzurra 2007 was the third season of this Italian junior series.

The calendar changed slightly, now two race weekends took place in Mugello, instead Vallelunga was only once in the calendar.

Also in 2007, only the drivers who participated in all races were eligible for points.
Salvatore Cicatelli won the Formula Azzurra 2007 ahead of Marco Zipoli.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.105Salvatore Cicatelli Italy
2.102Marco Zipoli Italy
3.57Ivan Tramontozzi Italy

The Formula Azzurra 2006 was the second season of this Italian junior series.

The calendar was extended, two new race weekends now took place in Vallelunga, with Monza being removed from the calendar.

The most points were actually collected by Ignazio Belluardo, but only the 8 drivers who took part in all the races were eligible.
Thus Giuseppe Termine was winner of the Formula Azzurra 2006 ahead of Mirko Bortolotti.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.68Giuseppe Termine Italy
2.60Mirko Bortolotti Italy
3.57Nicola de Marco Italy

The Formula Azzurra 2005 was the first season of this Italian junior series. As race cars Gloria B5 were used, they were powered by 1.0l Yamaha engines with 145 hp.

The calendar consisted of 6 race weekends with 2 races each, all in Italy (Imola, Mugello, Magione, Varano, Monza, Misano).

The winner of the Formula Azzurra 2005 was Davide Rigon.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.71Davide Rigon Italy
2.65Salvatore Gatto Italy
3.61Efisio Marchese Italy