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Apr 20

Tunjo tops Day 1 of GP3 pre-season testing in Barcelona

Jenzer Motorsport driver sets early pace in Spain

Tunjo tops Day 1 of pre-season testing in BarcelonaOscar Tunjo posted the quickest laptime on day one of pre-season testing in Barcelona. The Colombian’s lap of 1:33.554 was two tenths quicker than the GP3 lap record at the Circuit de Catalunya set with the previous generation car back in 2013.

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Apr 20

GP3 Series heads to Barcelona for final pre-season test

Circuit de Catalunya hosts two day test

GP3 Series heads to Barcelona for final pre-season testGP3 Series returns to action this week for the third and final pre-season test ahead of the 2016 campaign. Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona hosts the two day test session which runs on Wednesday 20th April to Thursday 21st April.

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Mar 12

Alex Lynn GP2 Barcelona test review

“I feel as though I haven’t spent any time away from the car at all…”

Alex Lynn GP2 Barcelona test review 1 Three months out of the car is a long time, but I’ve just finished the first pre-season test for the 2016 GP2 Series at Barcelona. It was three days straight of driving, and now I feel as though I haven’t spent any time away from the car at all. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

GP2: Pierre Gasly quickest on Day 2

PREMA Racing’s ace tops session at Barcelona

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Cold temperatures and sunny conditions graced the paddock this morning on Day 2 of pre-season testing at Circuit de Catalunya. When the pitlane turned green, Pierre Gasly and Status Grand Prix’s Meindert van Buuren were the first to feed onto the track, quickly followed by the rest of the drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Spain

The teams are free to choose the remaining sets

2016-03-10 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Spain Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the fifth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Spain, to be held (May 12-15) on the Montmelò north of Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

GP2: Sergey Sirotkin tops Day 1 session at Barcelona

ART Grand Prix man quickest in opening pre-season test day

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix) Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin made a good start to his 2016 season by setting the best laptime in today’s pre-season test. The ART ace lapped the Spanish track in a 1:29.141 during the morning session ahead of Pierre Gasly and Alex Lynn. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Racing Engineering’s 2016 GP2 season starts today

GP2 Series back in action at Barcelona

GP2 - Racing Engineering’s 2016 GP2 season starts today The 2016 GP2 season gets underway today, Wednesday the 9th of March, with all the GP2 teams attending the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona for three days of testing. For this year Racing Engineering will be running Jordan King who raced with the team last season and their new signing the Frenchman Norman Nato. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Campos Racing to undergo GP2 Series testing in Barcelona

The 2016 pre-season GP2 tests start tomorrow in Spain

Campos Racing to undergo GP2 Series testing in BarcelonaPreviously confirmed drivers Sean Gelael and Mitch Evans approach GP2 Series´ three-day collective testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya taking place on 9-10-11 March Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

GP2 Series back in action at Barcelona

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

GP2 - Barcelona The 2016 GP2 Series officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. Teams and drivers have gathered for three days, from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th, in order to prepare for the twelfth season in the category which will open on May 13th in Barcelona, alongside the Formula One Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.

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Mar 01

STR11 presentation in Barcelona

The STR 11 is the first Toro Rosso car to be built in our new factory facility in Faenza

2016-03-01 - Scuderia Toro Rosso 02Shortly before going back out on track at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for the second pre-season test, Scuderia Toro Rosso unveiled its 2016 World Championship challenger, the STR11, in its new livery.

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Feb 25

Formula One teams Barcelona testing report day 4

Formula One day 4 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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Feb 24

Formula One teams Barcelona testing report day 3

Formula One day 3 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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Feb 22

Formula One teams Barcelona testing report day 1

Formula One day 1 test report

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

Feb 22

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team gets back to business in Barcelona (+video)

“We remain humble, feet on the ground, pushing hard to develop every area” – Toto Wolff

2016-02-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - F1 W07 Hybrid, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Toto Wolff, Andy Cowell, Paddy Lowe 012016 FIA Formula One World Championship contender, the Mercedes-Benz F1 W07 Hybrid, unveiled at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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Feb 22

Sahara Force India presents the VJM09 in Barcelona

“You can say the b-spec car from last year formed a basis on which to build our 2016 one” – Andrew Green

2016-02-22 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - The VJM09 Sahara Force India marked the beginning of its season today as Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez pulled the covers off the VJM09 in Barcelona. They were joined by the team’s development driver, Alfonso Celis, as they posed for photos in front of the world’s media ahead of the start of the team’s winter testing programme.

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Feb 18

Weight is everything, says Horner as Red Bull Racing unveils Puma livery

“Weight is everything from the overalls the drivers wear to the pitstop teams, so every little improvement here is important.”

2016-02-17 - Red Bull Racing (17)Red Bull Racing begun its 2016 Formula One challenge in dramatic style on Wednesday, unveiling a striking new car livery and officially launching a long-term partnership with sportswear giant PUMA at a joint event in London.

Feb 17

New Look Red Bull Racing and Puma go faster together into 2016 F1 season

Ahead of the track debut of the team’s new RB12 car in Barcelona next week

2016-02-17 - Red Bull Racing (9)Red Bull Racing today began its 2016 Formula One challenge in dramatic style, unveiling a striking new car livery and officially launching a long-term partnership with global sports brand PUMA at a joint event in London.

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