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Casey Stoner confirms retirement from MotoGP 17-May-2012
Casey Stoner informed a stunned press room at the Le Mans circuit on Thursday that he would be retiring from the sport at the end of the 2012 MotoGP season.
World Champion Casey Stoner won his 2nd Grand Prix in a row and victory in the Portuguese round at Estoril propelled him into the championship lead by a single point over arch rival Jorge Lorenzo who...
MotoGP: Estoril Preview | Who Feels Lucky? 03-May-2012
Estoril has hosted the Portuguese Grand Prix for the past 12 years and has seen some magnificent races, but which rider will be lucky in race number 13?
MotoGP | Inside Line from Jerez 01-May-2012
We venture behind the scenes in Jerez at the MotoGP of Spain and bring you the gossip from the paddock...
World Champion Casey Stoner paced himself, the bike and the tyres brilliantly to withstand the intense pressure of ex title holder Jorge Lorenzo over 27 laps of the Jerez circuit to claim claim...
- Catalunya, Spain
- 03-JUN-2012 at 8:40 AM
- 03-JUN-2012 at 4:00 PM
In 1989, through the joint collaboration of the Catalan Autonomous Government, the Montmeló Town Council and the Royal Automobile Club of Catalunya (RACC), work began on giving one of Europe’s most beautiful cities a state of the art race track to match. The Circuit de Catalunya opened on the doorstep of Barcelona in September 1991 and welcomed its first international event that same month, hosting the Spanish F1 Grand Prix. It went on to host the European Motorcycle Grand Prix and in 1995 became home to the Gran Premio de Catalunya. Considered to be one of the best designed circuits of the recent era, the Circuito de Catalunya won the much coveted IRTA ‘Best Grand Prix’ trophy for 2001 and has a general admission capacity of 104,000 spectators.
Circuit de Catalunya is located 25 km north of Barcelona City Centre, approx. 40 km from the Barcelona Airport and 70 km from the Girona Airport. Circuit info
Length: 4,727 m. / 2,937 miles
Left corners: 5
Right corners: 8
Longest straight: 1.047 m. 0,651 miles