Tag Archive: Montmelo

Apr 09

Entries for the 24H Barcelona are still being accepted

On the first weekend of September at the Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo In a few weeks, the European part of the Formula 1 season starts at the Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya, but the Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix is by no means the only international event at the track in Montmeló.

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Mar 01

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Four

Final day of testing in Barcelona
2015-02-27 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel_0034This is the final day of winter testing in Spain for Scuderia Ferrari. Sebastian Vettel is at the wheel of the SF15-T and he is running a similar programme to the one tackled by his team-mate yesterday.

Feb 28

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Three

Testing at the Montmelò circuit – 28 February 2015
2015-02-28 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen_0041Overall it hasn’t been a bad test since we covered a race distance today. Now we wait to go to Melbourne to see how we stand compared to the others. I wish to thank the Team for the work it has done during the winter

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Feb 27

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Two

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

 

04 - Scuderia FerrariI drove more than two Grands Prix today, but I don’t know if I won one, that depends on what the others did! Jokes apart, it’s nice that at the final test we could cover more and more mileage.

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Feb 26

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day One

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

 

04 - Scuderia FerrariWe learned something today, even with a few issues which I am sure we can fix. This wasn’t an easy day for us as we spent time chasing our tails on an annoying reliability problems which by the end of the day we managed to put to bed, but that interrupted our programmes for the day quite considerably. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Four

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

2015-02-22 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Sebastian VettelFirst of all, I’d like to wish Fernando a quick recovery. Luckily, we have already received some good news, so I hope he we’ll be back in top form at next week’s test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Three

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

2015-02-21 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel This morning I was sleeping a bit and, coming out of the pits on cold tyres, I spun. The least I could do was help the guys clean all the gravel out of the car! Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Two

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

2015-02-03 - Scuderia Ferrari - Jerez - Kimi Raikkonen (1)Today was not ideal, we had some small issues which prevented us from running as much as we wanted, but still we managed to do other stuff, try things and learn. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

F1 to exceed 20 races as Madrid plans emerge

Plans are afoot for a F1 street race in the heart of Madrid, Spain’s El Confidencial reports.

Flag of MadridIt is claimed Bernie Ecclestone is in talks with a group of Spanish businessmen who want the sport to race on the streets of the large capital city. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Marquez conquers the Catalan Grand Prix to maintain perfect win record

Round 7: Catalan MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Catalan MotoGP race winner As dark clouds loomed over Montmeló, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez weathered a storm of challenges from his MotoGP™ rivals to win his seventh race from seven starts in 2014.

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Jun 14

Pedrosa on pole position for the Catalan Grand Prix

Round 7: Catalan MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice
MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - Catalan MotoGP QP2 Dani Pedrosa claimed pole position at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for the second year running, after the Repsol Honda rider set a time of 1’40.985 to lead an all-Spanish front row at the Catalan Grand Prix.

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Jun 13

Aleix Espargaro quickest in opening MotoGP™ melee at Montmeló

Round 7: Catalan MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2
MotoGP - Aleix Espargaro - NGM Forward Racing - Catalan MotoGP FP1 NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro was quickest in Friday practice for the Catalan Grand Prix, the Spanish rider setting a time under the current Circuit Record Lap in this morning’s Free Practice 1 session.
 

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May 07

Spain GP2 and GP3 Preview: Barcelona, 9-11 May 2014

GP3 gets underway with new P Zero tyre in Spain

PirelliThe 2014 GP3 Series gets underway in Barcelona this weekend, with all 27 young drivers using the 2014-specification P Zero hard compound at the demanding Montmelo circuit, in a new size for the front of the car.

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Jun 14

Resurgent Rossi leads Friday practice at Montmeló

Round 6: Catalan MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Yamaha Factory Racing - 2013 Catalan MotoGP FP2Yamaha Factory Racing’s Valentino Rossi lapped under the race lap record at the Circuit de Catalunya today to lead the field in a scorching day of action. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Productive pre-season preparation for DAMS

Kevin Magnussen set the second-quickest time

Formula Renault 3.5 logoThe DAMS Formula Renault 3.5 Series team was back in action for the third collective winter test session on the Montmelo circuit beside Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

Auto GP rounds out positive Barcelona test

“The new, experimental car we put to test during these two days provided us with good results” – Enzo Coloni

Auto GP - Jordan KingAuto GP logoThe 2012 postseason round of Auto GP testing at Montmelò was completed today at the Spanish venue and, as happened yesterday, the development process continued on the series’ new racecar. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Team Ghinzani to make Auto GP debut at Barcelona test with Kevin Givoesi

In recent years, Team Ghinzani lined-up in Formula 3000, A1 Grand Prix, F3 Euro Series and F3  Italy and Germany

Auto GP logoAuto GP - Giovesi GhinzaniNew names keep joining the Auto GP roster as the series is about to be back on-track for at Montmelò, as the Circuit De Catalunya, close to Barcelona, will host a round of postseason testing this week.

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Nov 30

Just a few hours after 2013 schedule release and Auto GP is about to be back at the Montmelò track for a 2-day test

Ghirelli, Kuroda and Sato bring fresh note to upcoming Auto GP test in Barcelona

Auto GP - Yoshitaka Kuroda KurodaAuto GP logoThe cars will be lining-up at the venue, which is located outside Barcelona, on Thursday, December the 6th and Friday, December the 7th. Once again, the winter tests will enable teams to evaluate new drivers coming from other categories for possible 2013 deals. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Ocean Racing Technology prepares to enter the GP3 Series

May 11-13, Spain’s Montmeló circuit will be witness to a first in the history of Ocean Racing Technology.

GP3 - Ocean Racing Technology 03GP3 - Ocean Racing Technology 02The Portuguese team that has been involved in the GP2 Series since 2009 will be making its start in the younger sister series, the GP3 Series.

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May 08

Dani Clos will take part in the first free practice session at the Spanish GP

“I’m delighted to have this opportunity” – Dani Clos

2012-05-08 - HRT F1 Team - Dani ClosHRT F1 Team Logo_002.jpgSpanish driver Dani Clos will step into the F112 for the first time on Friday to take part in the first free practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix which will take place at the Circuit de Catalunya. 23 year-old Clos will substitute teammate Narain Karthikeyan for that session and will join Pedro de la Rosa for the first 90 minutes of practice in Montmeló. Read the rest of this entry »

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