Catalonia renews, until 2026, its agreement with F-1 and MotoGP

  • The Catalan authorities have understood, from the outset, that the holding of the two sporting events is extremely important for the development and external image of Catalonia.

  • The Circuit de Catalunya is committed to making, in the coming years, the improvements suggested by the F-1 and MotoGP so that the Montemló facility continues to be a model throughout the world

The Circuit of Catalonia has just announced that it has renewed the contracts that bind it to F-1 World Cup and to cmotorcycling world championship, with which the fantastic Catalan installation, of Montmeló, admired around the world for its layout, location and characteristics will continue to host, for the next five years, as he Spanish Grand Prix for single-seaters As the Catalan GP of Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP. Keep in mind that the economic impact representing, for example, the F-1 GP in all of Catalonia exceeds, in the grand prix week, the 160 million euros.

Roger Torrent, ‘conseller’ of the Department of Business and Labor and president of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya consortium, has signed both agreements in an official statement. “We celebrate these two firms, which also include a clause of mutual commitment to help us turn our circuit into a global benchmark for sustainability applied to this type of facility. We want the Circuit to become an exponent of the green transformation and adaptation of infrastructures to what the climate emergency demands & rdquor ;.

Satisfaction in the F-1

For its part, Stefano Domenicali, president and CEO of the F-1, has acknowledged being “delighted & rdquor; with the agreement reached by the World Championship of single-seaters. “I want to thank, and very much, the promoter and the authorities for their enthusiasm and commitment to keep the F-1 linked to Barcelona, ​​as well as show my satisfaction for the improvements that will be made both on the track and on the facilities, which will allow us continue with our long connection & rdquor ;.

Torrent also pointed out, already referring to the agreement with Dorna and her head, Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of the company that organizes the Motorcycle World Championship, that “the renewal with the two-wheel championship, so beloved and so followed in our country, is great news for Catalonia, for its international projection and to meet the objective of that the Circuit be a strategic piece for economic and social development linked to the green mobility industry & rdquor ;.

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“The renewal for five more seasons & rdquor ;, said Ezpeleta,“ is, without a doubt, very good news for us, for the MotoGP World Championship. The spectacular Catalan track has been linked to MotoGP since the beginning of Dorna and has become a fixture on our calendar & rdquor ;. Ezpeleta does not say so, but it is extremely important to remember that Dorna and the CEO of the company that organizes the two-wheeler championship were the first to decide that the home GP should be named after Catalunya.

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