Posts Tagged ‘Circuit de Catalunya’

9 Apr 2010: GP2 testing: Vietoris is today’s fastest runner

Racing Engineering’s Christian Vietoris became the third driver to top the timesheets in three days of testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona today after setting a fastest lap of 1:27.284.

7 Apr 2010: GP2 testing: Can anyone beat Maldonado this week?

Pastor Maldonado swept away the rest of the GP2 field at last month’s Paul Ricard tests – and the Venezuelan set out his stall again today for another dominant performance.

28 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Hamilton and McLaren pull out all the stops

Lewis Hamilton pushed McLaren to the top of the unofficial timesheets in Barcelona today, also helping to secure the fastest combined performance for the team in three of the four Spanish winter test sessions.

27 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Button and Schumacher both optimistic after rainy test

Nico Rosberg topped the timesheets for Mercedes GP at Barcelona today, just a day after his team-mate Michael Schumacher said he didn’t feel the team was in a position to win races – and then declared he had been wrong.

26 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Youth beats experience in Barcelona showdown

Williams rookie Nico Hulkenberg narrowly beat double world champion Fernando Alonso to the unofficial timesheet’s top spot during today’s testing at the Circuit de Catalunya.

25 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Webber blasts off on Red Bull wings

Mark Webber stamped the authority of the Red Bull team on the first day of Barcelona testing with an unofficial fastest lap that was nearly a second faster than his closest rival – but other teams were quick to play down the significance of the time.

4 Feb 2010: F2: New car makes ‘hugely impressive’ track debut

This season’s Formula Two car has made what series organisers call “a hugely impressive track debut” after recording times of around three seconds a lap faster than its predecessor.

10 May 2009: GP2: Grosjean opens his account with pole and win

The Circuit de Catalunya hosted the first races of the GP2 season this weekend – events which saw Renault tester and Campos driver Romain Grosjean establish an early championship lead and become the man to beat.

10 May 2009: F1: Spanish Grand Prix liveblog

Jenson Button on pole. Sebastian Vettel on the front row looking to make up for his qualifying mistake. Barrichello and Massa on row two with something to prove. Rain forecast. No wonder the pole-sitter has predicted first-corner mayhem.

8 May 2009: F1: User guide to the Spanish Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

 
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