Name tweak for Formula 1 track in Barcelona 3 September, 2013 Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya The Spanish Grand Prix venue in Barcelona has undergone a name change.
Since it was built in 1991, and began hosting the Spanish Grand Prix the same year, the track has been called Circuit de Catalunya.
But after a new sponsorship deal with the Barcelona City Council was agreed recently, the track will now be known officially as the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
The news, reported in Spanish newspapers including El Mundo Deportivo and the sports daily Marca, was confirmed by circuit president Vicenc Aguilera.
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