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Track Guide: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya has played host to the Spanish Grand Prix annually since its construction in 1991. At 4.66km long with 16 turns, it offers a well-balanced mix of low to high speed complexes, rapid changes in direction and several different straights. It is frequently used by Formula 1 teams for testing and development. Located in Montmelo on the outskirts of Barcelona, the circuit hosts a race that is one of the most hotly-anticipated on the calendar. The beginning of the European season ordinarily marks the introduction of a raft of upgrades and new parts on the cars. After such a seismic change in the regulations for 2014, this race may well be more important than ever...
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