Tag Archive: Barcelona

Jun 11

Dovizioso doubles up: Italian scores second win in a week

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

Dovizioso doubles up Italian scores second win in a week‘DesmoDovi’ and Ducati go back-to-back in the scorching heat of Barcelona. Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) has taken an incredible second win of the season in the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, making him the first Ducati rider to score back-to-back victories for the Borgo Panigale factory since two-time MotoGP™ World Champion Casey Stoner achieved the feat in 2010.

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Jun 06

Balance of power: will Viñales hold or fold on home turf?

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Circuit de Barcelona CatalunyaThe lead is bigger than ever as the grid look to tip the scales back against the Championship leader.  After the natural beauty and perfect curves of the Autodromo del Mugello, the MotoGP™ World Championship now heads for another breathtaking part of Europe – the Mediterranean city of Barcelona, on the Catalonian coast.

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May 25

Ducati find “positive solutions” at Barcelona test

The Ducati riders concentrated mainly on the search for an optimal set-up for the Catalan race

Recent track time at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya saw the Borgo Panigale factory leave satisfied as the paddock heads for Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

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

GP3: Maini flies to race 2 victory (updated)

Indian claims maiden win in Barcelona

GP3 - Arjun Maini, Jenzer Motorsport, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaArjun Maini has dominated this morning’s race 2 at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, easily grabbing the lead into turn one when the lights went out before leaving his rivals floundering with a mature and impressive sprint all the way to the flag to win by 6 seconds from Dorian Boccolacci and Alessio Lorandi. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix qualifying report

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

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May 13

Raikkonen quickest in FP3 as Bottas loses track time

The only driver to hit trouble in FP3 was Vettel

Raikkonen quickest in FP3 as Bottas loses track timeFerrari bounced back from a disappointing Friday in Barcelona by topping the final Formula 1 practice session ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix through Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

GP3: Aitken flies to Barcelona pole

Briton tops dramatic first qualifying session

GP3 - Jack Aitken, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaJack Aitken emerged on top of this morning’s season-opening qualifying session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, finding a gap in traffic and soaring to pole in the closing minutes of the session to deny teammate Nirei Fukuzumi and Dorian Boccolacci by just over a tenth. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix free practice report

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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May 12

F2: Leclerc flies to Barcelona pole

Monegasque steals top spot in final minute

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has stolen pole position for tomorrow’s feature race at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, dramatically grabbing the top spot in the last minute after a late red flag to deny Luca Ghiotto, who thought he had timed his run perfectly to finish just before the stop, and Nyck De Vries, who claimed his second top three qualifying position in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Leclerc tops free practice in Barcelona

Monegasque driver leads the way
Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Catalunya-BarcelonaCharles Leclerc has topped this morning’s free practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, setting the pace early on to grab the top spot despite close pressure in a busy session from Alexander Albon and Sergio Sette Camara.

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May 12

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1

McLaren had another session to forget as Fernando Alonso suffered an oil leak

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1Lewis Hamilton headed up a one-two finish for Mercedes in the opening Formula 1 practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix as the updated W08 car made an impressive start to the race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix preview

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Apr 19

Fukuzumi leads first day in Barcelona

Japanese driver tops the afternoon session for day 1 honours

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (Test)Nirei Fukuzumi has grabbed the top of the timesheets for the first day of the second GP3 Series pre-season test of 2017, leading the way this afternoon in a warm and dry session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona with an early laptime of 1:33.685, four tenths faster than ART teammate Anthoine Hubert and Arjun Maini, who claimed the honours in the morning’s wet/dry session. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 10

Sergio Canamasas joins Trident for F.2 season opener

Sergio Canamasas will contest Round 1 of the FIA Formula 2 Championship

Sergio Canamasas joins Trident for F.2 season openerThe Barcelona-born driver will be behind the wheel of a Trident-entered car for Round 1 of the newly-renamed F2 series at Bahrain International Circuit. Canamasas carried out positive testing in preseason with the Italy-based team, which is a morale booster as he heads to Sakhir with renewed optimism.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 06

Euro RX round-up: Marklund wins

Sweden’s Robin Larsson was fastest in Q1, but Marklund was fastest in Q2, Q3, Q4

DriverThe opening round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship joined the opening round of World RX last weekend in Barcelona, and it was Sweden’s Anton Marklund who scored his first European Supercar victory in his Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo Supercar.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

World RX: Ekstrom takes round one victory in Barcelona

After taking a lights-to-flag victory at the wheel of his Audi S1 EKS RX quattro

Mattias Ekström - Audi S1 EKS - Barcelone © FIAWorldRallycross.com Reigning Champion Mattias Ekstrom has won round one of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 01

Q1 grid sheets from Barcelona RX

The Q1 draw for the first round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship has taken place in Barcelona

DriverOn the outside of the grid for the fifth and final race of Q1 is America’s Ken Block, who begins his second year in World RX this weekend. The Hoonigan Racing Division driver will start alongside his team mate, Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud, in their first race of the season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 30

World RX teams and 2017 TV deals announced at pre-season launch in Barcelona 

A record number of 18 permanent Supercar drivers

World RX teams and 2017 TV deals announced at pre-season launch in Barcelona The 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy got underway at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya track today with over 100 media attending the World Championship’s pre-season media launch. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 29

World RX: 2017 season ready to kick off in Barcelona  

With 18 permanent Supercars and a plethora of star-studded motorsport names

World RX 2017 season ready to kick off in Barcelona  The eagerly-anticipated FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy returns for its fourth season as the World Championship kicks off in Barcelona this coming weekend (1-2 April).

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