The Circuit de Catalunya is likely to keep its status as Formula 1’s preferred pre-season testing venue even if it doesn’t hold a race next year.
he: “Also in the pre-season test we said many times that obviously February, March sometimes the weather is an issue but they want to come here because they have a lot of data on the circuit so they can make a lot of comparisons.”
“So it’d be a shame if it doesn’t get utilised for at least testing duties.”
The Circuit de Catalunya has been the home of F1’s Spanish Grand Prix since 1991. Here’s how the layout has changed since then, and why.