Morning commuters in Barcelona got a little surprise yesterday from Yamaha and Jorge Lorenzo as the reigning MotoGP Champion and his crew re-created their usual race start ritual on a public street in front of the iconic Sagrada Familia. The roar of Lorenzo’s Yamaha YZR-M1 drew people’s attention as mechanics, data engineers and a lone […]
Catalunya: Track Facts
A quick look at all the tracks of the 2009 MotoGP season
The 2009 MotoGP season keeps rolling along and we’re keeping up to pace. The Barcelona, Spain stop at Circuit de Catalunya has been wrapped up. Get the low-down of the finish-line frenzy from our MotoGP: 2009 Catalunya Results article. As far as the tracks of MotoGP go.. The Sidecar Blog has got your back, B. Track Facts will bring a quick look at each track of the ’09 MotoGP Season. Some of the things you can find from track facts are; a track map, an onboard lap video, track facts and links. Keep Reading, doit-doit.
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Location: Barcelona, Spain
Lap Record: 1′ 43.195 ( Valentino Rossi, 2005)
Fastest Lap Ever: 1′ 41.840 ( Valentino Rossi, 2007)
Turns: 14 (left:5 right:9)
Width: 12 m
Length: 4.655 km (2.875 mi)