Tag Archive: Barcelona

Sep 18

Sykes recovering well after successful operation

The 2013 WorldSBK World Champion has had surgery in Barcelona after a Saturday crash at Portimao

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has undergone surgery on the fracture he sustained on his finger following his crash on Saturday in Portugal. The operation took place on Sunday (17th September) at the iMove Traumatology centre of the Mi Tres Torres Clinic in Barcelona and a rapid, favorable recovery is expected.
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Sep 15

Statement from Castrol Honda WTCC

Tiago Monteiro was transferred to a clinic in his home country

WTCC Tiago Monteiro enthusiastic about racing in HungaryWe are very pleased to report that FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro has returned to Portugal for the first time since his recent testing incident at Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

BMW M8 GTE: Test programme continues in Spain

BMW Motorsport has carried out further testing as part of its development programme for the new BMW M8 GT

At Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya last week, Martin Tomczyk (GER), Nick Catsburg (NED), Bruno Spengler (CAN) and Philipp Eng (AUT) took turns behind the wheel of the GT racing car which will join Aston Martin, Ferrari, Ford and Porsche in the LMGTE Pro category of the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Horner backs Verstappen to respond after tough first half of season

Verstappen has picked up just one podium finish through the opening 11 rounds in 2017

2017-06-09-14-12-21_1531Red Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner has tipped Max Verstappen to bounce back after the summer break following a difficult first half of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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