Circuito de Navarra is a motorsport race track that opened in June 2010 near Los Arcos in the Navarre region of Northern Spain. It is a 3.933 km (2.444 mi) permanent road course that hosted the Superleague Formula series and the FIA GT1 World Championship.[1]

History

The circuit was inaugurated June 19, 2010 with the showing of the MotoGP Inmotec. Its first national test was held on 31 July.[citation needed]

On 2–4 May 2014, it was the location of the second weekend of Acceleration 2014, a series of festivals combining top class car and bike racing with music and entertainment.

In cycling, the circuit hosted the start of stage 16 of the 2017 Vuelta a España[2] and stage 12 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.[3]

In 2018, Navarra held the first of two Spanish rounds of the 24H Series, with the other round being held in Barcelona.

On 9 March 2021; it was announced that Navarra to host the World SBK round on the dates of 20–22 August 2021.[4]

On 30 September 2022, it was announced that MSV won the bid for purchasing Circuito de Navarra. As part of its agreement, MSV will resurface the circuit and finalize the circuit's 2023 calendar programme along with maintaining the current management of this circuit.[5]

Events

Current
  • October: F4 Spanish Championship, TCR Spain Campeonato de España de Superturismos, Campeonato de España de Resistencia
Former

Lap Records

The official race lap records at the Circuito de Navarra are listed as:

Category Time Driver Vehicle Event
Long Circuit: 3.933 km (2010–present)
Superleague Formula 1:27.348 Frédéric Vervisch Panoz DP09 2010 Navarra Superleague Formula round
Auto GP 1:27.838[6] Edoardo Piscopo Lola B05/52 2010 Navarra Auto GP round
FA1 1:29.805[7] Nigel Melker Lola B05/52 2014 Acceleration at Navarra
GT1 1:37.027[8] Ricardo Zonta Lamborghini Murciélago LP670 R-SV 2010 Navarra FIA GT1 round
World SBK 1:37.065[9] Scott Redding Ducati Panigale V4 R 2021 Navarra World SBK round
LMP3 1:37.227[10] Nigel Moore Ligier JS P3 2018 Navarra V de V Sports round
GT3 1:39.157[11] Mike Parisy Audi R8 LMS ultra 2015 Navarra FFSA GT round
Formula 4 1:39.652[12] Guillem Pujeu Tatuus F4-T014 2017 Navarra F4 Spain round
World SSP 1:41.196[13] Dominique Aegerter Yamaha YZF-R6 2021 Navarra World SSP round
GT2 1:41.295[14] Álvaro Parente Ferrari F430 GT2 2010 Navarra Spanish GT round
FIM CEV Moto2 1:41.470[15] Xavi Vierge Tech3 Mistral 610 2015 Navarra FIM CEV Moto2 round
FIM CEV Moto3 1:45.236[16] Fabio Quartararo Honda NSF250R 2014 Navarra FIM CEV Moto3 round
TCR Touring Car 1:47.310[17] Isidro Callejas CUPRA León Competición TCR 2022 Navarra TCR Spain round
GT4 1:49.592[18] Sergiu Nicolae Ginetta G55 GT4 2018 12 Hours of Navarra

External links

References

  1. ^ "GT1 global expansion continues". FIA GT1 World Championship. SRO Group. 30 July 2010. Archived from the original on 3 August 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2010.
  2. ^ Windsor, Richard (5 September 2017). "Vuelta a España 2017: stage 16 individual time trial start times". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  3. ^ Arthurs-Brennan, Michelle (24 August 2019). "Vuelta a España 2019 route: all you need to know about the route for the 74th edition". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Calendar updated: Navarra to make WorldSBK debut, Aragon Round to open the season". WorldSBK.com. Dorna Sports. 9 March 2021. Retrieved 9 March 2021.
  5. ^ "MSV Wins Tender to Purchase Navarra Circuit in Spain". 30 September 2022. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  6. ^ "2010 Navarra Auto GP". Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  7. ^ "2014 Navarra Acceleration FA1". Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  8. ^ "FIA GT1 World Championship Navarra 2010". Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  9. ^ "World Superbike Pirelli Navarra Round, 20-22 August 2021 Results Superpole Race" (PDF). Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  10. ^ "Navarra 4 Hours 2018". Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  11. ^ "FFSA GT Championship Navarra 2015". Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  12. ^ "F4 Spanish Championship Circuito de Navarra Race 1 (25' +1 lap) Provisional Classification" (PDF). Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  13. ^ "World Supersport Pirelli Navarra Round, 20-22 August 2021 Results Race 2" (PDF). Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  14. ^ "Spanish GT Navarra 2010". Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  15. ^ "Moto2 FIM CEV Repsol 2015 Circuito de Navarra Race 2 (18 laps, 70,8 km.) Classification". Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  16. ^ "FIM CEV Repsol 2014 Circuito de Navarra Moto3 Race (9 laps, 35,4 km.) Provisional Classification". Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  17. ^ "2022 CET & TCR Spain Racing Weekend Navarra Carrera 2 (20 Minutes +1 Lap) Final Classification" (PDF). Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  18. ^ "Hankook 12H NAVARRA 2018 24H GT Series - Race" (PDF). Retrieved 18 November 2022.