Tag Archive: Barcelona

Jan 19

Valentino Rossi chatted exclusively to motogp.com about the 2016 MotoGP™ season

At the recent Movistar Yamaha Team launch in Barcelona

Rossi Interview: “Now we have to concentrate on the mission”Rossi Interview: “Now we have to concentrate on the mission”. “My aim is to be as fast as I can and fight for victory like I did last year.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Pata Yamaha official WorldSBK team launch 2016 bike

Riders Alex Lowes and Sylvain Guintoli unveil the 2016 YZF R1 in Barcelona

The Pata Yamaha team gathered this afternoon to launch the bike that’s set to see them return to the WorldSBK stage in 2016. The YZF R1 was unveiled by 2014 World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli and teammate Alex Lowes, who were joined at the event in Barcelona by Andrea Dosoli, Road Racing Project Manager for Yamaha Motor Europe, and Paul Denning, Team Principal. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

WRC: Ogier capitalises on deflated Latvala

The Frenchman added a third stage win in Poboleda and returned to the mid-leg service in Salou

Sébastien Ogier ended Saturday morning’s stages at Spain’s RallyRACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada with a lead of nearly a minute after team-mate and closest rival Jari-Matti Latvala broke a wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

WRC: Ogier on top in Barcelona

Sébastien Ogier blitzed his rivals to win Thursday night’s opening speed test of RallyRACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada in Barcelona

Last to start of the top seeds, Ogier headed long-time leader Thierry Neuville by 2.1sec through the 3.20km asphalt stage in a Volkswagen Polo R, with team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen a further 0.8sec behind. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Marc Marquez breaks hand while training

A fall while out training on his bicycle results in a broken left hand for Marc Marquez ahead of the Japanese GP

Marc Marquez breaks hand while trainingWhile out training with brother Alex Marquez on their bicycles on Tuesday, Marc Marquez suffered a fall resulting in a broken fifth metacarpal on his left hand.

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Sep 19

Timmy Hansen leads inaugural Barcelona RX

It is the fifth event in a row that the Team Peugeot-Hansen driver is top qualifier (TQ) going into the second day
World RX - Timmy Hansen leads inaugural Barcelona RX Sweden’s Timmy Hansen leads World RX of Barcelona, round ten of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after the first two heats.

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May 10

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix race report (updated)

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Barcelona.

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May 10

Alex Lynn storms to maiden GP2 victory (updated²)

Williams F1 development driver holds off Vandoorne for first win
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix), Alex Lynn (DAMS), Pierre Gasly (DAMS) DAMS Alex Lynn powered to victory with a strong drive in this morning’s sprint race in Barcelona, claiming his first win with a mixture of aggression and maturity to claim the lead in the opening laps and then staying there despite the best efforts of Series leader Stoffel Vandoorne and Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Kirchhöfer victorious in Barcelona GP3 race 2 (updated²)

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer converts great start into win in Spain
Gp3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) A lightning getaway was pivotal for Marvin Kirchhöfer today. The German ace shot away from fourth on the grid into P2 and was ready to pounce when pole-sitter Antonio Fuoco (Carlin and Ferrari Academy driver) ran wide after just a few corners.

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May 09

Ocon blazes to maiden GP3 win in Barcelona

ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon victorious on debut in Spain
GP3 - Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) Frenchman Esteban Ocon claimed a dominant maiden victory at the Circuit de Catalunya. The ART Grand Prix rookie made a dream start and stole P1 away from pole-man Luca Ghiotto from Trident.

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May 08

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix free practice report

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Barcelona.

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May 06

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix preview

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Barcelona.

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May 06

Alex Lynn – GP2 Barcelona preview

“I need to do a good job in GP2 this weekend…”

Alex Lynn logo The gap between getting home from my first GP2 race weekend in Bahrain and setting off for the second round at Barcelona was two and a half weeks, but as usual it feels like I haven’t stopped as far as preparing for the next battle is concerned. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

24H Barcelona, already 56 entries for the 5th edition

After the summer break it is time again for some action and endurance racing

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo With the Hankook 24H Dubai and the Hankook 12H Italy-Mugello already in the books and the second edition of the Hankook 12H Zandvoort coming up on May 29 and 30, the 24H Series powered by Hankook is in full swing.

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May 05

Mitch Gilbert looking forward to the first race of the season

With days to go until GP3 opener

Mitch Gilbert, Carlin, GP3 Test Barcelona-4224 Mitch Gilbert is looking forward to the first race of the season – as he counts down the days until the GP3 Series gets underway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

New chapter about to begin for GP3 debutant Morris in Barcelona

“It should be a good first weekend in GP3”

GP3 - Seb Morris Multiple motor racing champion Seb Morris is just days away from his eagerly awaited race debut in FIA Formula One World Championship support category GP3, and the 19-year-old says he is as well prepared as possible ahead of the season curtain-raiser at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Varhaug fastest on day two in Barcelona

Jenzer Motorsport’s Pal Varhaug tops both sessions in Spain

GP3 - Pal Varhaug (Jenzer Motorsport)Norwegian Pal Varhaug clocked the fastest time in both the morning and afternoon session at the Circuit De Catalunya, Barcelona. His best time of 1:34.867 was set in the morning.

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Apr 22

Mardenborough quickest on day one

Carlin’s Jann Mardenborough fastest at Barcelona pre-season test

GP3 - Jann Mardenborough (Carlin) Brit Jann Mardenborough was in excellent form on the opening day of testing clocking the fastest time of the day and finishing P2 in the afternoon session. His best laptime of 1:34.910 remained unbeaten. Seb Morris (Status Grand Prix) topped the afternoon session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Mardenborough leads the way in morning GP3 test

Carlin’s Jann Mardenborough fastest on day one in Barcelona

Mardenborough leads the way in morning testBritish GP3 race winner Jann Mardenborough posted the fastest time of the morning session with a 1:34.910. Jenzer Motorsport’s Pal Varhaug and ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhofer were one tenth shy of the Carlin ace.

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Apr 21

Final GP3 preseason test for Campos Racing in Barcelona (updated)

Alex Palou won´t be in Barcelona as he broke his clavicle

Campos Racing will enter three cars for Zaid Ashkanani, Samin Gómez and Alex Palou, who after leading the way in Valencia, will make his comeback with the GP3 car despite the Spanish youngster is still recovering from a recent injury.
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