Tag Archive: Circuit de Catalunya

Mar 01

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day Four

Pre-season test #3 Barcelona – Day Four

2015-02-20 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Daniel Ricciardo _0015Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s 2015 winter testing programme came to an end today with Daniel Ricciardo completing 72 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya.

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Feb 28

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day Three

Pre-season test #3 Barcelona – Day Three

2015-02-19 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Daniel Ricciardo _0006Daniel Ricciardo was at the wheel of the RB11 for the penultimate day of pre-season testing. The Australian completed 128 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya with a best time of 1:25.742.

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Feb 27

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day Two

Pre-season test #3 Barcelona – Day Two

02 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingDaniil Kvyat’s pre-season testing programme drew to a close today in Barcelona, with the Russian completing 84 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya for a best time of 1:26.965. In the morning, while preparing new parts for the car, the team elected to concentrate on aerodynamic work and shorter runs.

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Feb 26

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day One

Pre-season test #3 Barcelona – Day One

02 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingFormula One’s final pre-season test of 2015 got underway in Barcelona today, with Daniil Kvyat at the wheel of the RB11. The day’s running started positively as the team embarked on improving the performance of the car but late morning rain then interrupted proceedings.

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Feb 22

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day Four

Pre-season test #2, Barcelona – Day Four

2015-02-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Jerez - Daniil Kvyat (6)Daniil Kvyat wrapped up a successful second pre-season test for Infiniti Red Bull Racing by completing 102 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya today on his way to the day’s third best time. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Statement from McLaren-Honda

Fernando was driven to the circuit’s Medical Centre where the circuit’s doctors gave him first aid.

McLaren Honda Alonso 2 - photo Getty Images Today at 12:35 CET, while testing at the Circuit de Catalunya (Barcelona), during the fourth and final day of the current test, Fernando Alonso’s McLaren-Honda car left the track at Turn Three, causing the right-hand side of his car to strike the wall. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day Three

Pre-season test #2, Barcelona – Day Three

2015-02-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Jerez - Daniel Ricciardo (3)Day three of the first of this year’s pre-season tests in Barcelona saw Daniil Kvyat take over from Daniel Ricciardo at the wheel of the RB11.

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Feb 20

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day Two

Pre-season test #2, Barcelona – Day Two

2015-02-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Jerez - Daniel Ricciardo (6)Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s pre-season preparations went well on day two of the second test of 2015, as Daniel Ricciardo completed 142 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya at the wheel of the RB11.

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Feb 19

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day One

Pre-season test #2, Barcelona – Day one

2015-02-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Jerez - Daniel Ricciardo (2)Formula One’s second pre-season test of 2015 got underway in Barcelona today, with Daniel Ricciardo recording 59 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

One month to go

Excitement is building, the anticipation is rising…

Yes, the new Formula 1 season is just one month away and preparations to welcome a new year of rip-roaring, tyre squealing action are well underway at our first host, Albert Park and Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Ecclestone denies F1 heading to Madrid

Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports he is in advanced talks to bring formula one to the streets of Madrid.

Flag of MadridSpain’s El Confidencial claimed this week the F1 supremo is already in possession of a business plan and bank guarantees, as a group of businessmen want the Spanish capital to host an annual street race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Barcelona ‘calm’ amid Madrid race reports

Spanish grand prix boss Salvador Servia insists reports the capital Madrid is bidding to join the F1 calendar do not worry him.

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya El Confidencial reported in recent days that Bernie Ecclestone is in advanced talks with private investors who want to organise a city street race. Ecclestone, however, has already warned that after the decline of Spain’s second race at Valencia, there is now room only for one annual race per country. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Bridgestone MotoGP Catalunya preview – :

MotoGP™ round 7 preview

MotoGP logo MotoGP™ returns to Spain for round seven of the 2014 season as the Circuit de Catalunya gets set to provide a tough test for riders and tyres alike. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Barcelona begins talks for F1 deal through 2026

Talks about the long-term future of the Spanish grand prix reportedly kicked off last weekend.

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya Although the Circuit de Catalunya’s existing contract runs until 2016, El Mundo Deportivo reports that a new ten-year deal through 2026 is now being discussed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Newey not ruling out Ferrari switch

Adrian Newey has refused to categorically rule out a future move to Ferrari.

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Adrian Newey Rumours in the Barcelona paddock at the weekend suggested the fabled but struggling Italian team had renewed its big-money offer to sign Red Bull’s highly coveted technical boss. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

‘Stressful’ time for careworn Ecclestone – Horner

“Bernie is the one who holds everything together”

Bernie Ecclestone cut a careworn figure in the Barcelona paddock at the weekend, as the sport’s chief executive clings to F1 power. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Newey poaching attempts ‘permanent’ – Marko

Red Bull has not denied rumours Ferrari made yet another move to poach Adrian Newey.

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain -  Christian Horner - Dr Helmut Marko “We’re used to these permanent poaching attempts from both sides,” Dr Helmut Marko told the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, referring not just to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

GP2 field faster than F1 backmarkers in Spain

Formula one is not the loudest spectacle in Spain this weekend.

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) The feeder series GP2, still powered by naturally-aspirated V8 engines, is making more noise in Barcelona than the newly-quiet ‘hybrid’ grand prix machines. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Alonso to Mercedes, Newey to Ferrari – rumours

Ferrari is a hotbed of rumours at the scene of the Spanish grand prix.

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China - Fernando Alonso (2) The first rumour was that Ross Brawn, the team’s ultra-successful technical director during the Michael Schumacher years, could be on the way back to Maranello full-time following a recent visit during his retirement. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Caterham F1 Team Announces New Senior Management Structure

Caterham ousts technical boss Smith – report 

11 - Caterham F1 TeamCaterham F1 Team has announced that it has instigated a restructuring of its senior management team to create a more streamlined, efficient management process that will allow the team to address the challenges of modern Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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