Circuit Ricardo Tormo


Circuit Ricardo Tormo
Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Location Cheste, Valencia, (Spain)
Time zone GMT +1 (DST: +2)
Major events FIM MotoGP
Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix
WTCC; DTM; F3; GP2;SBK
Length 4.005 km (2.517 mi)
Turns 14
Lap record 1:25.234 (Pedro Lamy, Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, 2007)

Circuit Ricardo Tormo, also known as Circuit de Valencia and officially named Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo, is a motorsport race track located in Cheste (Valencia, Spain) and built in 1999. It has a capacity of 120,000 spectators and seating for 60,000. It is often used as a test track by the Formula One teams, because of the mild temperatures in winter. Anthony Davidson holds the unofficial lap record, set in 2006 while testing a Honda, with a time of 1 m 08.540sec.[1]

The track hosts the MotoGP Valencian Community Grand Prix.

The track is named after Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer Ricardo Tormo.

References

  1. ^ "THE AUTOSPORT.COM F1 TESTING CENTRE". www.autosport.com. n.d.. http://www.autosport.com/f1/testing/. Retrieved 2009-11-16. 

External links

Coordinates: 39°29′9″N 0°37′41″W / 39.48583°N 0.62806°W / 39.48583; -0.62806



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