CATALUNYA GRAND PRIX

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Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya:

Track image of Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

Circuit info

Length: 4.727 m / 2.937 miles

Width: 12m

Left corners: 5

Right corners: 8

Longest straight: 1.047 m / 0.651 miles

Constructed: 1991

Modified: 1995

Race Length: MotoGP Moto2 Moto3
Laps 2/3 of laps Total Distance
25 - 118.2 km - 73.4 miles

Introduction:

In 1989, through the joint collaboration of the Catalan Autonomous Government, the Montmeló Town Council and the Royal Automobile Club of Catalunya (RACC), work began on giving one of Europe’s most beautiful cities a state of the art race track to match. The Circuit de Catalunya opened on the doorstep of Barcelona in September 1991 and welcomed its first international event that same month, hosting the Spanish F1 Grand Prix. It went on to host the European Motorcycle Grand Prix and in 1995 became home to the Gran Premio de Catalunya. Considered to be one of the best designed circuits of the recent era, the Circuito de Catalunya won the much coveted IRTA ‘Best Grand Prix’ trophy for 2001 and has a general admission capacity of 104,000 spectators.

Records Season Rider Motorcycle Time Speed
MotoGP
Fastest Lap2013Dani PEDROSA (SPA)Honda1'40.893168.6 km/h
Circuit Record2008Dani PEDROSA (SPA)Honda1'42.358166.2 km/h
Best Pole2013Dani PEDROSA (SPA)Honda1'40.893168.6 km/h
Top Speed2013Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)Honda342.4 km/h
Moto2
Fastest Lap2012Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)Suter1'46.187160.2 km/h
Circuit Record2012Thomas LUTHI (SWI)Suter1'46.631159.5 km/h
Best Pole2012Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)Suter1'46.187160.2 km/h
Top Speed2012Mika KALLIO (FIN)Kalex286.3 km/h
Moto3
Fastest Lap2013Luis SALOM (SPA)KTM1'50.782153.6 km/h
Circuit Record2013Maverick VIÑALES (SPA)KTM1'51.475152.6 km/h
Best Pole2013Luis SALOM (SPA)KTM1'50.782153.6 km/h
Top Speed2013Philipp OETTL (GER)Kalex KTM239.4 km/h
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1999 - Event Results

Podium

1ndCRIVILLE A.SPA44'55.701
2dOKADA T.JPN+0.061
3dGIBERNAU S.SPA+4.467

Podium

1ndROSSI V.ITA41'47.806
2dUKAWA T.JPN+0.258
3dBATTAINI F.ITA+12.755

Podium

1ndVINCENT A.FRA41'47.749
2dALZAMORA E.SPA+0.011
3dMELANDRI M.ITA+0.340