Tag Archive: Valencia

Apr 13

By Speed Factory starts its 2016 ELMS campaign at Silverstone

By Speed Factory will take part in the opening round of the European Le Mans to be held at Silverstone

By Speed Factory starts its 2016 ELMS campaign at Silverstone The Valencia-based by Speed Factory heads to Silverstone for the European Le Mans Series season opener in the frame of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Apr 08

Parry quickest on Day Two in Valencia

Koiranen GP driver on top in GP3 pre-season test in Spain

GP3 - Matthew Parry (Koiranen GP) Koiranen GP’s Matthew Parry posted the quickest time this morning on a wet track at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia on the second day of pre-season testing. The Brit’s best lap was 0.064’s faster than ART Grand Prix’s Nirei Fukuzumi. Ferrari Driver Academy and fellow ART GP debutant Charles Leclerc clocked the fastest time in the afternoon session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Janosz fastest on Day One in Valencia

Trident driver leads the way at second GP3 pre-season test in Spain

GP3 - Artur Janosz (Trident) Trident’s Artur Janosz recorded the best time on day one of pre-season testing in Valencia with a 1:21.755 which was set in the morning session. Koiranen GP’s Matthew Parry topped the afternoon times in a 1:21.932 at Circuit Ricardo Tormo. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

GP3 heads to Valencia for second official pre-season test

Circuit Ricardo Tormo hosts two day test this week

GP3 heads to Valencia for second official pre-season testGP3 Series is back in action this week for the second official pre-season test ahead of the 2016 campaign. Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Spain hosts the two day test session which runs on Thursday 7th April to Friday 8th April. The G3P race season starts next month in Barcelona on May 13-14-15.

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Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.

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Feb 26

WEC: Aston Martin Racing in tests at the Valencia circuit in Spain

Aston Martin Racing team sought sunny weather and a mild climate to test its cars for the new season

After having confirmed its driver line-ups and tyre manufacturer switch for the 2016 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season, Aston Martin Racing is currently conducting a test session at the Valencia circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

MotoGP™ 2016: A quest for records

After a dramatic end to 2015, the 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship is set to be a hard fought, and record breaking, season

2016: A quest for recordsThe 2016 season will be the 68th edition of the MotoGP™ World Championship and will run over 18 Grands Prix in four continents and fifteen different countries. After preseason tests in Sepang, Philip Island and Losail the first race will be held in Qatar on the 20th of March, starting an eight-month battle for the title, concluding in Valencia on the 13th of November. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Marquez ends Valencia test on top

Marc Marquez finished the two-day test on top of the timesheets as the 2016 MotoGP™ season got underway in Valencia

Marquez ends Valencia test on top Having spent most of Tuesday at the Comunitat Valenciana – Ricardo Tormo adjusting to the new Michelin tyres and specification changes to next year’s bikes, Wednesday saw a number of riders get a chance to work on their 2016 bikes and setups and focus on gathering data for next year. Every single MotoGP™ rider improved their times from Tuesday as they continued to adapt to the new machinery, with Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez setting the quickest time over the two days, a 1’31.060. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Bridgestone bows out in style with record-breaking final season as Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP

We hope you enjoyed the ride!
Bridgestone fitting area in the MotoGP paddock The 2015 MotoGP season culminated in a thrilling finale at Valencia’s Ricardo Tormo Circuit, with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo clinching one of the most closely-contested championship battles in years and in the process, became the final world champion during Bridgestone’s tenure as Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP.

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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 »

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