Tag Archive: Cheste

Nov 10

‘Racing Together 1949-2016’ book and documentary presented in Valencia

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

‘Racing Together 1949-2016’ book and documentary presented in ValenciaBook and documentary film celebrating 25 years of collaboration between the FIM, IRTA, the MSMA and Dorna revealed in Cheste. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Oct 01

Renger Van der Zande: ‘Never actually raced in Valencia’

Bruno Spengler 2nd in the championship

DTM logoThis weekend sees the final DTM race of the 2011 season, which means the field descends on Valencia once again; not the street setting which hosts the Formula 1 race, but the more traditional Circuito Ricardo Tormo on the outskirts of the city.

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Feb 01

RB7 is launched: 6 weeks to go; 2 titles to defend

 Red Bull reveals 2011 car at Valencia

2011-02-01 - Red Bull Racing - 00052011-02-01 - Red Bull Racing - 0015What do they think? We’ll find out soon… Red Bull Racing launched its 2011 challenger – the RB7 – today at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit near Valencia, Spain.

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Jan 18

2011 Williams to debut on 1 February – team

Williams has cleared up a round of confusion about its plans for the debut of its 2011 car.

Dean Stoneman - Williams FW 32 022010-11-13 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 03We reported earlier that the FW33 will be ready for the opening of the Valencia group test on February 1, with Rubens Barrichello at the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Williams to use interim car at first test – report

Williams will likely have an “interim car” at the test rather than the new FW33

2010-10-24 - AT&T Williams - Rubens Barrichello 032010-11-06 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 05Five teams are likely to have not yet launched their 2011 cars by the time of the opening pre-season group test beginning 1 February. That is the claim of Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, contradicting other reports that said Williams and Lotus will be ready with their new single seaters at Cheste’s Ricardo Tormo circuit near Valencia early next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 14

Mercedes reveals 1 February debut for W02

Mercedes GP on Friday announced that its 2011 car will make its debut at Valencia on 1 February.

2011-01-14 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - MGP W022010-11-13 - Mercedes GP - Ross Brawn 01The Brackley based team said its new single seater, to be called the W02, will be in front of its garage at the Cheste circuit at 9.20am on the first day of group testing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Lotus to launch at Valencia, not leaving FOTA

“We think Fota is very good and very important”

Team Lotus logoFOTATeam Lotus will have its 2011 car at the opening test in Valencia but is not planning a traditional “launch”, a spokesperson said on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 29

HRT to use old car for first 2011 test

HRT engineer says F1 KERS systems ‘inefficient’

2010-05-16 - Hispania Racing Team - Karun Chandhok 022010-11-06 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Bruno Senna 04HRT’s 2011 car will not be present for the start of the official pre-season test period in early February. Owner Jose Ramon Carabante recently announced that the Hispania team will be running at the first group session at Valencia on 1 February. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

Spaniards cheer as Alonso tests Ferrari (updated)

More than 15,000 flock to Valencia for Alonso debut

2010-02-01 - Ferrari F10 - 01The main attraction will be the local Spanish hero Fernando Alonso, who delighted the crowd of 15,000 on Tuesday by simply arriving in the paddock at 3.30pm. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Unveiling of the BMW Sauber C29 in Valencia (+photos, updated)

Fresh start!

2010-01-31 - BMW Sauber C29 - 01Today, Sunday, on the eve of the start of the official Formula One test drives, the BMW Sauber F1 Team rolls out its Ferrariengined C29 at the Ricardo Tormo race track in Cheste near Valencia, Spain.

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Jan 04

McLaren to test new car at Valencia

First test at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Cheste

McLaren’s 2010 car will be tested for the first time at Valencia at the beginning of February, the British team has announced. Called the MP4-25, it will bear the number 1 for team newcomer and world champion Jenson Button, and run alongside its rivals at the initial Spanish group test. Read the rest of this entry »

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