Tag Archive: Barcelona

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 »

Sep 22

Two days of testing of Pirelli’s 2017 wet weather tyres conclude with Mercedes

From 14-16 October Red Bull will resume the testing programme of the new 2017 sizes

Pirelli The two days of Pirelli wet weather tyre testing in 2017 size have concluded at Paul Ricard in France, with Pascal Wehrlein taking the wheel for Mercedes on both days in a mule car that has been modified to simulate next year’s downforce levels. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

World RX: Hedstrom to drive Polo for Barcelona and Latvia

Hedstrom previously raced an OMSE-built Ford Fiesta Supercar this season

DriverFormer Swedish Rallycross Champion Peter Hedstrom will race an ex-Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar in the final rounds of the FIA European Rallycross Championship in Barcelona and Latvia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

2017 Pirelli Tyre testing continues in Spain and France

111 laps were completed by Ferrari and 134 laps by Mercedes today with no issues

2016-09-06 - 2017 Pirelli Tyre testing continues in Spain and France Testing and development of Pirelli’s new 2017-sized tyres is continuing this week, with Ferrari and Mercedes in action at Barcelona and Paul Ricard respectively, using adapted mule cars designed to simulate 2017 levels of downforce. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

After the summer break, action continues with the Hankook 24H Barcelona (Sept. 2-4)

24H Series powered by Hankook

Atmosphere_24H BARCEONA_300pix After the successful second running of the Hankook 24H Circuit Paul Ricard earlier this month, teams and drivers from the 24H Series powered by Hankook are now enjoying a well-deserved summer break.

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Jul 13

Hamilton: Verstappen is a force to be reckoned with

“Max drove a fantastic race and is continuing to show he is a force to be reckoned with”
2016-07-10-Sunday-0197Lewis Hamilton has praised Max Verstappen for his second consecutive podium at the British Grand Prix, describing the youngster as an increasing ‘force to be reckoned with’.

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Jun 25

Button: We need circuits good for racing

“We need people challenging, not just one team, but many teams, challenging for wins”
2016-06-12_1073 Jenson Button believes that F1 isn’t doing a bad job with its core product, but admits that there is always room for improvement when it comes to providing the best conditions for racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Cal Crutchlow concludes post-race Barcelona test on top

Official MotoGP Test Barcelona-Catalunya

Official MotoGP Test Barcelona-Catalunya The FIM MotoGP™ World Championship had their second in-season test of 2016, Crutchlow ending as the fastest rider of the day.

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May 24

Hamilton aims to be comeback king at principality

 Hamilton’s only victory at the principality came back in 2008

Lewis Hamilton has reiterated Mercedes boss Toto Wolff’s sentiments that the Barcelona clash with team-mate Nico Rosberg is in the past and is looking to return to winning ways at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Formula One teams Barcelona test 3 report day 1

Formula One day 1 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix race report

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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May 14

Leclerc takes dominant debut GP3 win in Barcelona

ART Grand Prix’s Charles Leclerc victorious in opening race of the season

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) Monegasque Charles Leclerc made the most of an excellent start from the second row to sneak into the lead by Turn One and claim the honours for the first race of the 2016 GP3 Series season.

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