Tag Archive: Circuit de Catalunya

Oct 13

Pascal Wehrlein concludes the latest Pirelli Tyre test with Mercedes in preparation for 2017 at Barcelona (+photos)

Testing will now continue in the more representative conditions of Abu Dhabi

2016-10-13 -  Pascal Wehrlein concludes the latest Pirelli Tyre test  with Mercedes in preparation for 2017 at Barcelona 4 Cool Temperatures, Fog, And Rain Affect The Test Programme: Only 91 Laps Completed In Total Over Two Days, With The Final Day Interrupted. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Hamilton forced to miss Pirelli F1 test

Lewis Hamilton will not get his first taste of Pirelli’s 2017 specification tyres as planned after he was forced to pull out of testing in Spain due to a ‘sore foot’

2016-10-12 - Nico Rosberg completes 60 laps of testing today in Spain, using a modified 2015 Mercedes on Pirelli Tyres in 2017 S The title contender was due to sample the new tyres as part of Pirelli’s testing schedule ahead of the 2017 F1 season at the Circuit de Catalunya, but opted out of the test due to the foot complaint.
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May 24

Hamilton aims to be comeback king at principality

 Hamilton’s only victory at the principality came back in 2008

Lewis Hamilton has reiterated Mercedes boss Toto Wolff’s sentiments that the Barcelona clash with team-mate Nico Rosberg is in the past and is looking to return to winning ways at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

F3 Prema Powerteam Pau race preview

The coming weekend will be an extremely exciting one for Prema Powerteam

Prema logo The Italian squad will line-up for their maiden appearance in the GP2 Series at Circuit de Catalunya, and will also field their four Mercedes-Powered Dallara racecars at the Pau streetcourse to defend their lead in the FIA F.3 European Championship.

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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 »

Jan 24

Has Honda cured its power deficit?

McLaren-Honda will start the 2016 Formula 1 season with a significantly improved power unit
2015-10-24_39755 Modifications to the Honda engine will see McLaren begin the 2016 Formula 1 season with significantly more power available to it, according to sources.

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Jan 19

2016 pre-season testing dates announced

New GP2 season kicks off in March

2016 pre-season testing dates announcedGP2 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 pre-season testing dates. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Scuderia Toro Rosso 2016 engine and drivers announcement

On-track testing will begin in February, 2016 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso and Scuderia Ferrari have reached an agreement that will see our team use the current Ferrari Power Unit in the 2016 Formula One season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

New chapter about to begin for GP3 debutant Morris in Barcelona

“It should be a good first weekend in GP3”

GP3 - Seb Morris Multiple motor racing champion Seb Morris is just days away from his eagerly awaited race debut in FIA Formula One World Championship support category GP3, and the 19-year-old says he is as well prepared as possible ahead of the season curtain-raiser at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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