Barcelona vibrates with the presentation of the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix


like Formula 1 at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on the occasion of Spanish Grand Prix of the maximum expression of motorsport, in an edition that presents many novelties and incentives for fans and where it is expected to exceed the number of 120,000 fans during the GP. The union between the Catalan capital and the Montmeló route He is once again in good health and this is proof of the attachment of Formula 1 Barcelona Village in Port Vell (It is open to the public until June 3) and the motorized atmosphere that permeates all its facilities and activities mixed with the salty smell of the sea. Many of the fans that fill the stands in Montmeló these days came to this very special space yesterday for the presentation of the F1 GP, which, coincidentally or not, celebrates it. 33rd edition.

The event was attended by former pilots Marc Gené and Pedro de la Rosa, ambassadors of Ferrari and Aston Martinand of ‘Cavallino Rampante’ team pilot Carlos Sainz. Proof of the tradition and passion that the city lives for F1 many of the fans gathered, most of them wearing red shirts, caps and flags, applauded and applauded both De la Rosa and Gené. Both their cars are confident that they will perform well on a circuit that has been rejuvenated, which has regained the original layout in its final two corners and where the chicane has been removed. “We’ll see who dares to go flat out at Turn 13, it will launch you faster in the straight line,” Sainz said.

Gené did not hide that, like the other cars at Montmeló, the Ferrari will debut improvements, which he hopes will “allow us to get closer to red bull. We think the car has potential and we should have options to fight for the podium. A podium with Carlos would be incredible”. next to him, Pedro de la Rosa referred to Fernando Alonso as an “animal”, a “great athlete, hard worker, who says everything to improve the team and his partner. He is a leader.”

After the applause and cheers relaxed Carlos Sainz. just landed Barcelona Sainz recalls that his love for F1 was born montmelo – “this is where I fell in love with F1 at the age of ten” – and how Gené is confident of improving on 2022’s 4th place and the performance shown so far. “We hope to take a step forward, get closer to Aston Martin and stand on Red bull. This year I’m more comfortable in the car, but things always happen in the race and I can’t get the best out of it. I am confident and I drive the car as I want”, although he did not hide that “it is not easy to drive and it gives us scares when you least expect it”.

The deed closed it Roger Torrent. He Minister of Business and Labor of the Generalitat de Catalunya He remarked that “we have made a great effort and we have a leading circuit, as we have committed to the strategic plan”, before concluding with the following message: “This circuit has a lot of present and future. this symbiosis between Barcelona, ​​​​​​Catalonia and the Circuit It will take years and there won’t be as intense a relationship with anyone as Barcelona and F1. I am convinced that we will have Formula 1 for many years. Words to be placed within the framework of the termination of the agreement between the Circuit and F1 in 2026 and the rumors that put F1 Spanish Grand Prix from 2027 to Madrid.

Source: La Verdad


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