|Autodromo di Pergusa|
|Active from||N/A - present|
|Major events||FIA Sportscars; FIA GT Championship; Formula 3000; Formula One; European Touring Car Championship|
|Length||3.076 mi (4.950 km)|
|Lap record||(, , , class)|
The Autodromo di Pergusa is an automobile and motorcycle circuit that encircles the only Sicilian natural lake, Pergusa Lake. The circuit is also known as Enna-Pergusa, as the lake is located near the city of Enna.
During the 1960s, the track hosted various sportscar events such as the Coppa Citta di Enna and later in the 1970s the Coppa Florio. It also played host to a non-championship Formula One event known as the Mediterranean Grand Prix. In 1989 Italian round of the World Superbike Championship was held here. In the 1990s, the track was upgraded and hosted events for the FIA Sportscar Championship, FIA GT Championship, and Formula 3000. In 1997 the track was also the location of the Ferrari festival. The circuit played host to rounds 7 and 8 of the FIA European Touring Car Championship in 2013.
The dust and the abrasive nature of the track tended to make the surface very slippery. The Formula 3000 races in particular were also known for very poor standards of organization and marshaling.
- ↑ L’annee Formule 3000 1992. Drapeau a Damier.
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