Thursday, March 11, 2010

Velodromo di Montichiari Launches Website


The Velodrome in Montichiari (BS) has launched its website at www.velodromodimontichiari.it The website consists of several sections including news, event information, photos and video, contact information, reservations, etc. All in Italian for the moment but they do have an "English" button on the site.

The next important event at Italy's only covered velodrome will be the Juniors World Championships from 10 to 15 August.

The track is 250 meters long, 7 meters wide and the banks are 45 degrees. The track is made from Siberian pine. The facility can seat 1,400 spectators.

Photo: 45 degrees is steep; photos of facility inauguration here

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