The Circuit de Catalunya, also known as the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, is a motor racing circuit located in Montmeló, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The circuit was built in 1991 and has become one of the most popular venues for both Formula 1 and MotoGP racing since.
The circuit is renowned for its long straights, fast corners and varied elevation changes, making it a challenging track for riders and an exciting experience for fans. The Circuit de Catalunya has a total length of 4.655km and consists of 16 corners and two straights, of which the longest is 1.047km, and can be run in five different configurations.
MotoGP and F1 races used to run on different circuit layouts. However, this time they are unified.
The entry requirements for the Spanish Grand Prix are quite lenient, so you can bring in food and drink without restriction. With one exception - alcoholic drinks. You can't even buy them at the circuit, only non-alcoholic beer. For a full list of prohibited and permitted items, click here.
Of course, you can bring flags, banners and other items to support your favourite rider. Just make sure your gear doesn't obstruct the view of other spectators. Pyrotechnics are not allowed on the circuit, for a full list of items that can be taken onto the circuit click here.
You can have umbrellas or parasols in the natural grandstands, but tents or shelters are not allowed.
Yes, but keep it on your mobile phone and don't rely on downloading it from your email. Mobile phone coverage can be poor during the race. However, we recommend that you print out your ticket.
If you have a ticket for the grandstand, you can access it through the appropriate entrance. See the circuit map. You can also enter the general admission area, which includes the connecting roads between the grandstands. Seat tickets are reserved seats.
Yes, just like a credit card. The circuit does not have a cashless system. You can also pay by card or cash in the car parks.
Yes, but only for personal and private, non-commercial use. Professional cameras are not allowed. Drones of any kind are strictly prohibited. The use of a drone may be considered a criminal offence by the local police!
Of course, you can. Just make sure you don't block anyone's view with your flags. For a full list of do's and don'ts, click here.
No, pets are not allowed at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Yes, there is good mobile phone coverage at the circuit, but it can be very busy, especially on Sundays.
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