Opening of the Italian Ice Speed Championship 2022
On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 January 2022, the 4-wheel skidding circus meets in Livigno: the Italian Speed on Ice Championship - The Ice Challenge opens. Numerous Valtellinesi riders at the start: the joy of Aci Sondrio president, Andrea Mariani. The mobilization of the ice rink professionally managed by the family of Oliviero Bormolini.
At least twenty drivers from Valtellina have accepted the invitation to participate in the Ice Challenge 2022 Italian Championship - Italian Ice Speed Championship 2022 which will start on January 15-16 at the Ice Driving School in Livigno. The promoters of BMG Motor Events are perfecting the logistical and organizational details to allow the Italian ice circus to give new and incomparable emotions.
Well-controlled spiked and skid tires: racing cars from 200 to 300 horsepower are ready to take to the track at the Livigno ice track, along the 1000 meters of the medium-fast track that presents numerous pitfalls, technically among the most popular in Europe. Race direction is entrusted to the expert hands of Gianluca Marotta who coordinates the course marshals of Aci Sondrio, Lecco, Como. Strong Valtellina drivers such as Oliviero Bormolini (Lancia Delta S4), Andrea Caspani (Opel Astra), Mattia Cola (Mitsubishi Lancer), Loris and Michele Bormolini (Skoda Fabia) are ready to cross swords. Among the guests are announced the presence of the strong drivers Simone Firenze, Christian Tiramani, Paolo Lunardi, Sergio Durante, Jean-Claude Vallino, Erik Lindeblad, Piergiacomo Riva, etc.
Andrea Mariani, President of ACI Sondrio, is the leader of the calendar and is preparing for the first round in Livigno. "Nature has given us a magical place like Livigno and one of the most popular tracks, that of the ice track managed by the Bormolini family - explained Andrea Mariani - and the Italian Speed Championship on Ice allows us to take advantage of important opportunities for visibility and promotion of the territory. . All that is sport is important for us in view of the approach to the 2026 Olympics. These initiatives allow us to bring young people closer to the activities we offer through the Livigno track, focused on safety and road education, an essential value in ' Aci Sondrio activities. Knowing how to drive on ice allows sensitivity which, translated on everyday roads, gives back awareness and control ”.
Redesigned every year with minor changes, the Livigno Ice Arena is the flagship of the Ice Challenge calendar. Born in 1992 from an idea of Oliviero Bormolini, this facility has become the University of Traverso or Ice Driving School and is available, with qualified instructors, for driving sessions on snow and ice with school cars to learn driving techniques. in winter conditions and increase road safety. Every year, the Livigno Ice Arena hosts major events with piloting instructors and test drivers from car manufacturers.