Tag Archive: Valencia

Apr 21

Final GP3 preseason test for Campos Racing in Barcelona (updated)

Alex Palou won´t be in Barcelona as he broke his clavicle

Campos Racing will enter three cars for Zaid Ashkanani, Samin Gómez and Alex Palou, who after leading the way in Valencia, will make his comeback with the GP3 car despite the Spanish youngster is still recovering from a recent injury.
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Apr 10

Palou leads the GP3 way on day two in Valencia

Campos Racing driver on top at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

GP3 - Alex Palou (Campos Racing) Spaniard Alex Palou posted the fastest time on day two of pre-season testing in Valencia. The Campos Racing driver edged out ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer by a mere 0.012s with a blazing laptime of 1:20.880 set in the morning session.  Jenzer Motorsport’s Pal Varhaug recorded the quickest time in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Palou tops morning session on day two

Campos Racing driver quickest again at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

Palou tops morning session on day twoSpaniard Alex Palou posted the fastest time of the morning session on day two in Valencia. The Campos Racing driver edged out ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer by a mere 0.012s with a blazing laptime of 1:20.880. Esteban Ocon completed the top three.

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Apr 09

Kirchhöfer quickest on GP3 test day one in Valencia

ART Grand Prix driver fastest at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

GP3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) German Marvin Kirchhöfer posted the quickest time on the opening day of pre-season testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo. The ART Grand Prix driver clocked a 1:21.098 set in the afternoon session. Campos Racing’s Alex Palou registered the fastest time in the morning test. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

GP3 heads to Valencia for second pre-season test

Two day test session at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

GP3 heads to Valencia for second pre-season testThe GP3 Series travels to Valencia in Spain for the second pre-season test session ahead of the 2015 season. Circuit Ricardo Tormo hosts the two day test which will provide the teams with valuable data and set-up time with Round One fast approaching. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Charles Leclerc quickest in the official tests at Silverstone

Now the FIA Formula 3 European Championship takes a two-day break before the season will be kicked off

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Rookie Charles Leclerc (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1:50.574 minutes) already was among the quickest in the first official FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season tests at Valencia.

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Apr 07

GP3 preseason testing continues for Campos Racing in Valencia

Samin Gómez joins Palou and Ashkanani for testing with Campos Racing

Another two-day collective test “at home” for Campos Racing drivers, who will continue gaining experience with the GP3 cars.
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Mar 13

FIA F3 European Championship ready for the pre-season testing

A total of 36 drivers will travel to Spain for the traditional pre-season tests at Valencia’s Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

In four weeks, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship will kick off its new season but the twelve teams already are working flat out on preparing for the first races at Silverstone.

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Nov 10

Valencia MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

The Valencia Grand Prix took place in cool and unsettled conditions
MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Valencia Grand Prix In the final MotoGP race of the 2014 season at Valencia, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez triumphed over Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa who finished in second and third place respectively, to claim a premier-class record of thirteen victories in one season.

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Nov 08

Last-lap surge from Rossi results in Valencia MotoGP™ pole position

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Qualifying
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Valencia MotoGP QP2 In blustery conditions at the Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi seized his first MotoGP pole position since the 2010 French Grand Prix as the nine-time World Champion sets his sights on a third victory in 2014.

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Nov 07

Fast-starting Marquez tops both sessions in Friday MotoGP™ practice at Valencia

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible way as the 2014 MotoGP™ World Champion topped both Friday practice sessions at the Valencia Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Bridgestone MotoGP Valencia preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 18 preview

MotoGP logo The 2014 MotoGP™ season finale takes place at Valencia’s Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana, a tight and technical circuit with an unbalanced layout and a stadium-like atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Sainz says he ‘deserves’ Toro Rosso debut

Carlos Sainz jr is convinced he should be handed his F1 debut by backer Red Bull.

Carlos Sainz Jr The 20-year-old is the newly crowned champion of the highly rated Formula Renault 3.5 series, but he was overlooked by Red Bull for a guaranteed seat at the junior team Toro Rosso for 2015. 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

Test in Valencia – Fong and Nissany debut in a Sauber C31

On Wednesday, Fong was behind the wheel of the Sauber C31 while Nissany took over the car on Thursday.

07 - Sauber F1 Team During the two days of testing on the Circuit de la Comunidad Valenciana Ricardo Tormo, the drivers Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany were able to go through the planned programme. 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 »

Oct 17

Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany will test a Sauber C31

Adderly Fong will be driving during the first day of testing on Wednesday, Roy Nissany on Thursday

07 - Sauber F1 TeamOn the 22nd and 23rd October, Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany will test a two year old Sauber C31 on the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Rossi ‘never regretted’ F1 snub

Valentino Rossi, the MotoGP great, says he is still a big fan of formula one.

2014-08-31-0039 In fact, the flamboyant 35-year-old nearly switched from two to four wheels in 2006 with a series of Ferrari tests. “There was still a lot of testing then,” Rossi told Italy’s Sky, “and so you were able to see your potential and if you really can race in F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Sirotkin says de Silvestro role ‘a marketing ploy’

Sergey Sirotkin has denied his future at Sauber is being overshadowed by the Swiss female driver Simona de Silvestro.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05 Funded by her wealthy backers, de Silvestro – who also ran at Fiorano in April – returned to track action this week in a 2012 Sauber at the Valencia circuit, Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Nuclear millions powering de Silvestro’s F1 push

The nuclear lobby is powering Simona Silvestro’s push for a Sauber race seat in 2015.

2014-04-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Simona De Silvestro 01 That is the claim of the Swiss newspaper Blick, as it revealed some of the secrets behind the 25-year-old female driver’s recent F1 test debut at Fiorano. Read the rest of this entry »

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