It used to host some important Italian motor racing events such as San Marino Gran Prix (Formula 1) and Formula 3000 World Championship, and at present still hosts other races such as Superbike and Endurance Championships.
The Moto Poggi Collection was founded in 2012 and takes its name from its creator and founder, who has always been passionate about mechanics and motorcycles. Industrial in the mechanical sector, Pierluigi Poggi has created a museum dedicated to Yamaha that is unparalleled in Europe in Villanova di Castenaso.
The name Ducati is synonymous of technology, high performance, Italian style, and is a symbol in the imagination of motorcyclists, who link it to a long series of victories on the race track and to a high level of designing motorcycles for road use.
Ferrari is definitely one of the most prestigious companies in the design and production of cars. The first car was built in Maranello in 1947 and from that moment the growth of the company has never stopped, always trying to do its best.
The history of 'Lamborghini Automobili' officially starts in 1963. Nevertheless, we must consider the far-off roots of this event, and they are the roots of Ferruccio Lamborghini. He started working on this project in late 1962, and by May 1963 he had already founded 'Automobili Ferruccio Lamborghini', buying a large plot of land in Sant'Agata Bolognese, about 25 kilometres from Bologna, to build a new large and ultramodern factory.
It was founded in Bologna by Alfieri Maserati on 1 December 1914 and established as a mechanical workshop named ‘Officine Alfieri Maserati’. In 1926 Maserati was transformed from a workshop, modifying or developing the vehicles of other companies, into a company designing, building and selling its own.
Ferruccio’s son, the entrepreneur Tonino Lamborghini personally conceived and founded the Museum. He opened it in 2014 in order to celebrate the history of Ferruccio as well as his genius in the mechanics, engineering, and industrial design sectors.