Tag Archive: Barcelona

Mar 27

Albatec geared up for Euro RX opener in Barcelona

World RX of Barcelona this weekend (April 1/2)

Albatec geared up for Euro RX opener in BarcelonaAlbatec Racing is geared up for the opening round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship, which kicks off with World RX of Barcelona this weekend (April 1/2). A trio of 600bhp two-litre 16v Peugeot 208 RX Supercars from the Albatec stable are en route to Spain for the first of five Euro RX races. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Larsson and Rustad set to go head to head in Euro RX

“It looks like the European Championship is stronger than ever”

DriverTwo drivers will start the FIA European Rallycross Championship in Barcelona, in just over two weeks’ time bidding for their second Euro RX Supercar title.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Norman Nato grabs day 3 honours

Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session

F2 - Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden)Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Albon fastest on day two in Barcelona

Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session

F2 - Alexander Albon, ART Grand PrixAlexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.

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Mar 13

Nobuharu Matsushita tops first day in Barcelona

Japanese heads afternoon session on first day of test

Johnny Cecotto (Rapax)Nobuharu Matsushita claimed the first day honours after topping this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Barcelona, stopping the clock halfway through the session with   a time of 1:29.061 to lead ART Grand Prix teammate Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, who both finished on the same time, by just under a tenth and top this morning’s best time set by Johnny Cecotto by almost two tenths. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Trident Motorsport Barcelona Pre-Season Test Session

The team will run with the already-announced Nabil Jeffri and Spaniard Sergio Canamasas

Barcelona MontmelòLess than one week after the formal announcement made on the last 9th of March by the FIA World Motor Sport Council, with the creation of the FIA Formula 2 championship, the cars are ready to tackle the first collective preseason test.

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Mar 12

FIA Formula 2 breaks cover in Barcelona

First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Spain

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - Circuit de Catalunya 02The 2017 FIA Formula 2 season officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The teams and drivers have set up camp for the next three days, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th, to prepare themselves and their drivers ahead of the debut of the new championship which will start in just one month’s time, on April 14th at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Barcelona RX entries revealed

21 drivers will race in the first round of World RX

DriverThe entry list for the opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Barcelona, that will take place in just over two weeks’ time (March 31 – April 2), has been revealed by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

“Formula E is part of a technical revolution” – Agag

“Formula E is more than just a race. Formula E is part of the technology revolution in the motor industry”

Alejandro Agag, Founder and CEO of the FIA Formula E Championship, asserted that the all-electric racing series can play a key role in helping to provide a vision for sustainable mobility in a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, today. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Pascal Wehrlein in first pre-season test in Barcelona

“It is a pity that I cannot be in the car during the first test days” – Pascal Wehrlein

2017-02-24 - Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Pascal Wehrlein in first pre-season test in Barcelona Pascal Wehrlein will not be driving during the first pre-season test, taking place from the 27th February to 2nd  March 2017 at the Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Pirelli Barcelona test

Pirelli To Be Title Sponsor Of The Grands Prix In Spain, Hungary And Belgium This Year

Pirelli Pirelli Takes To The Track With More Than 3500 Tyres At Pre-Season Testing In Barcelona: The Debut For This Year’s New Wider Tyres On The All-New 2017 Cars.  Wet Testing Will Take Place On Thursday March 2 Using An Artificially-Dampened Track, To Focus On The Cinturato Intermediate And Full Wet Tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Red Bull Racing 2017 pre-season interviews (+videos)

Ahead of the RB13’s first test in Barcelona next week

02 - Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner talks about Red Bull in a changing Formula 1, the teams exciting driver pairing and his expectations for the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

Winter Series F3 testing to begin for Drivex in Barcelona

The duo of Drivex will be back at the wheel of two Dallara-built cars

Winter Series F3 testing to begin for Drivex in Barcelona The Winter Series will officially begin in Barcelona next Friday and Saturday for the first of three events and Drivex will team two Dallara F312 cars for Nikita Troitskiy and Christian Hahn. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Vettel suffers spill in Pirelli wet tyre test

Vettel was unhurt in the collision with the barrier but it isn’t yet clear how this will impact the additional days of test
Vettel suffers spill in Pirelli wet tyre testSebastian Vettel has suffered an off on his first day of Pirelli’s extra wet tyre tests at Fiorano but the crash was played down by both Ferrari and Pirelli officials.
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Dec 20

Karun Chandhok praises Tesla Model S after Electric GT test

“I was glad to take up Electric GT’s invitation to come and drive the car that the team are working on ahead of their first season in 2017”

Karun Chandhok praises Tesla Model S after Electric GT test Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok was hugely impressed with the race-prepared Tesla Model S that will contest the new Electric GT Championship in 2017, after testing the car at Circuit Calafat last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Formula V8 3.5 series: Tom Dillmann (AVF) wins Barcelona race 2, 2016 title

Tom Dillmann delivered his second win of the season and was crowned the 2016 Champion

Tom Dillmann (AVF) wins Barcelona race 2, 2016 titleThe final race of the Formula V8 3.5 season delivered plenty of breath-taking action today at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, as the series rounded out a spectacular season in-style.

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Nov 06

Formula V8 3.5 series: Egor Orudzhev wins race 1 in Barcelona

Louis Delétraz (Fortec Motorsports) takes final pole of 2016

EGOR ORUDZHEV WINS RACE 1 IN BARCELONAWith his fifth seasonal win, Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) achieves the first of the two scheduled races at Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona.

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Oct 17

Formula V8 3.5 series: Jack Aitken in RP Motorsport deal for final Formula V8 3.5 Races

Jack Aitken joins RP Motorsport for the back-toback Formula V8 3.5 final races in Jerez and Barcelona

JACK AITKEN IN RP MOTORSPORT DEAL FOR FINAL FORMULA V8 3.5 RACESThe Renault Sport Academy young gun will rejoin the Italian squad with whom he has completed some EuroFormula Open races this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Pascal Wehrlein concludes the latest Pirelli Tyre test with Mercedes in preparation for 2017 at Barcelona (+photos)

Testing will now continue in the more representative conditions of Abu Dhabi

2016-10-13 -  Pascal Wehrlein concludes the latest Pirelli Tyre test  with Mercedes in preparation for 2017 at Barcelona 4 Cool Temperatures, Fog, And Rain Affect The Test Programme: Only 91 Laps Completed In Total Over Two Days, With The Final Day Interrupted. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Nico Rosberg completes 60 laps of testing today in Spain, using a modified 2015 Mercedes on Pirelli Tyres in 2017 Size (+photos)

Cold temperatures made it hard to establish representative  results. Rain and testing on full wets in the afternoon.

2016-10-12 - Nico Rosberg completes 60 laps of testing today in Spain, using a modified 2015 Mercedes on Pirelli Tyres in 2017 S The first of two days of the latest Pirelli 2017 tyre test has concluded today at Spain’s Montmelò circuit – just north of Barcelona – with championship leader Nico Rosberg at the wheel. Rosberg drove a Mercedes W06 mule car, which had been modified to simulate next year’s increased downforce loads. Read the rest of this entry »

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