FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA PIRELLI 2016 Catalunya

FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA PIRELLI 2016

Catalunya

CIRCUIT DE BARCELONA-CATALUNYA

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Fri 13 – Sun 15 May 2016

Practice 1
Fri
10:00 – 11:30
Practice 2
Fri
14:00 – 15:30
Practice 3
Sat
11:00 – 12:00
Qualifying
Sat
14:00 – 15:00
Race
Sun
14:00 – 16:00

The CIRCUIT DE BARCELONA-CATALUNYA was inaugurated in September 1991, just two weeks before its 1st Formula-1 Grand Prix. Located in Montmelo (Barcelona) the circuit of Catalonia is a masterpiece of a modern and well designed racetrack.

It is well-liked by most drivers and so has retained the privilege of hosting the Spanish Grand Prix ever since. The Grand Prix track is a modern road circuit with 8 right-hand and 5 left-hand corners. It includes 3 magnificent sweeping, fast curves, and 2 long, power-sapping straights. There are also two heavy braking areas where F1 cars go from 6th down to 2nd gear.

 

Being on the doorstep of one of Europe´s great cultural and most fascinating cities is another reason to assist to the next Formula-1 Grand Prix of Spain in Montmelo.

Quick Facts
Lap Distance: 4.655km/2.892 miles
Number of Laps: 66 (total 307.104km/190.825 miles)
Lap Record 1:20,981 min, Mark Webber, Red Bull, 2011 (average 206,938 km/h)
Absolute Lap Record 1:15.641, Giancarlo Fisichella in 2005 without chicane

 

 

DHL Fastest Lap at Spanish Grand Prix – F1® Expert Christian Danner Tells the Story

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