One of the oldest Formula One races in the world, the Spanish Grand Prix takes place in May at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Join the thousands of visitors and locals who flock to witness the event each year and to celebrate the success of Spaniard Fernando Alonso who has won the race twice - in 2006 and 2013. In the event’s history, however, it’s Michael Schumacher who has had the most success on this track, notching up an impressive six wins in this notoriously physically demanding race. Join the excitement and watch the world’s best battle it out over this 307-kilometre stretch.
The Spanish Grand Prix takes place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. If you’d like to travel to Spain to watch your favourite drivers in action, you can buy tickets for this event from the Formula 1 official website or from the Circuit website. The nearest airport to the track is Barcelona International Airport and from there you can take the metro or Aerobus into the city centre. The track is 32 kilometres outside of the city - if you’re travelling by hire car, take the AP-7 toll road and come off at junctions 13, 14 or 15. If you’re arriving by train, Montmeló is the station to head for.
While you’re visiting the Spanish Grand Prix, wny not take advantage of this spectacular location by taking a spin around this famous track yourself? Of course, you’ll have to wait until the Formula 1 drivers have finished on the track! Get a guided tour of the facilities at the Circuit and then let loose with an hour of GT driving around the track followed by a tasty Spanish lunch. If you’d rather experience the driving without the tour or lunch, that’s possible too. Check out all the information here. If you’d rather stay off away from the wheel, take a special Circuit guided tour and see for yourself what happens behind the scenes at a top Formula 1 race.
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If you’re planning to come to Barcelona for the Formula One, make sure you leave time to see some of the amazing sights: take a tour around the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia; see some of Gaudís most famous masterpieces the Eixample zone; and take a tour of the Camp Nou, the home of Lionel Messi.
To find out more information about the Spanish Grand Prix, please have a look at the Formula One official website, where you’ll be able to find out all the latest Grand Prix results, how to get to the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, where to buy tickets and all the latest race news.
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