The Big Preview: Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya 7 May, 2014 The Circuit de Catalunya hosts the fifth round of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship as teams and drivers arrive in Barcelona for the Spanish Grand Prix.
After four ‘flyaway’ races F1 returns to the comfortable familiarity of trucks and motorhomes for the start of the European season.
Barcelona is famed as a bellwether circuit: cars that race well here are expected to race well in any and all conditions.
The logic behind this is that the Circuit de Catalunya provides a well-rounded examination of every aspect of car design, requiring maximum downforce, strong power delivery, excellent traction...
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