Circuit de Catalunya

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Address: Montmeló, Barcelona, Spain


image:Eng.gif The Circuit de Catalunya is one of the most modern tracks prepared to hold the most important motor racing competitions.

It remplaces the urbans circuit of Montjuïc (in Barcelona city) closed in 1975 for an accident during the F1 GP of Spain.

Catalonia needs a speedway and the local government in 1986 aproves the circuit.

Inaugurated in 1991, there are three different routes: the Grand Prix track, with 4.727 m.; the National track, with 3.067 m.; and the RAAC School track, with 1.703 m.

It has 3 variants for the tracks GP and National, the Nissan variant, La caixa F1 variant and the Chicane RACC. The Nissan variant it's not very used but La caixa F1 variant and the Chicane RACC are used in all events of cars for security reasons.

The Circuit de Catalunya was built up thanks to the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Catalan government, and the RACC impetus.

image:Esp.gif El Circuit de Catalunya es uno de los circuitos mas modernos trazados además de disponer las homologaciones mas altas de la FIA.

Reemplaza el circuito urbano de Montjuïc (en Barcelona capital) cerrado en 1975 por un accidente durante el GP de España de F1.

Inaugurado en 1991, existen 3 trazados distintos, el GP de 4.727 m., el Nacional de 2.067 m. y el de la escuela RACC co 1.703 m.

existen 3 variantes para los trazados GP y Nacional, la variante Nissan, La variante de F1 de La caixa y la Chicane RACC. La variante Nissan prácticamente no se utiliza pero la variante F1 de La caixa y la Chicane RACC se utilizan en todos los eventos de coches por razones de seguridad.

El circuito fué creado gracias a la Generalitat de Catalunya y al RACC.

Track Map


Weather Forecast

Current Conditions: Sprinkles in Barcelona, ESP (as of 7:30 AM 3/30/2014)

Current conditions (as of 7:30 AM)
Sprinkles. 55°F (Feels like 55). Humidity: 94% Winds: 22 mph NE.
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Forecast for Sunday, March 30, 2014 for Barcelona, ESP

Today: Showers.Showers Lo: 53°F. Hi: 62°F. Chance of precipitation: 75%
Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy.Partly Cloudy Lo: 51°F. Hi: 63°F. Chance of precipitation: 35%
Tuesday: Partly Cloudy.Partly Cloudy Lo: 53°F. Hi: 63°F. Chance of precipitation: 20%
Wednesday: Mostly Cloudy.Mostly Cloudy Lo: 56°F. Hi: 65°F. Chance of precipitation: 10%
Thursday: Showers / Clear.Showers / Clear Lo: 52°F. Hi: 66°F. Chance of precipitation: 55%

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Track Guide

The follow sections describe the turns or series of turns on the race track in a step by step detail from various people who have driven the track

Turn by turn guide to the Circuit de Catalunya track

Motorcycle turn by turn guide to the Circuit de Catalunya track

Typical Lap Times

GP with chicane Racc

Porsche 997 GT3 RS 2:07:72
Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale 2:08:9
Renault Clio 2005 CUP 2:11:46
Honda Civic Type R EP3 2:13:11
BMW 325ci + kompresor 2:14:8
Renault R5 GTT 2:21:

National track with chicane Racc

Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale 1:24:95
Renault Clio 2005 CUP 1:26:11
Renault Megane coupé CUP 1:29:04
BMW 325ci + kompresor 1:29:6
Honda Civic Type R EP3 Gr. A 1:29:+
BMW 325i 1:32:05
Honda Civic Type R EP3 GR. N 1:33:+
Renault R5 GTT 1:34:+


GP track for cars (video onboard Honda Civic Type R prototype)

National Track for cars (video onboard Honda Civic Type R Gr. A)

Old GP track, actally only used for motorbikes (video onboard Porsche 997S)

Old National track, actally only used for motorbikes (video onboard Alfa romeo 147)

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