Countdown for the 24 Hours of Barcelona - Trofeo Fermí Vélez
From 7 to 9 September at Circuit de Catalunya. Free admission for all spectators
The 24 Hours of Barcelona - Trofeo Fermí Vélez are just about to close the entry period and it is expected that the success of 2011 with 66 entrants, will be repeated. The official entry list will be published on 27 August on the Circuit's website www.circuitcat.com.
The 24 Hours will again be counting on the collaboration of Creventic, promoter of the 24 Hours of Dubai, among other races, who will be providing for a large number of international participants, especially high-performance GT cars. The race will be held on the 4.655 km long FIA layout of Circuit de Catalunya with 13 different classes on the track, including petrol cars of up to 3,500cc, diesel touring cars of up to 3,000cc, GT cars, special cars and silhouette cars.
The dates of the 24 Hours of Barcelona The countdown for the 24 Hours of Barcelona starts one and a half months prior to the staging of the race, i.e. 7 to 9 September, with the following key dates:
> 27 July: Entry period closed > 21 August: Private Tests > 27 August: Publication of the entry list > 6 September: Private Tests and Checks > 7 September: Checks, free practices (04.30pm), official practices (05.45pm) and night practices (09.00pm). > 8 September: Race start at noon (12.00h) > 9 September: Race finish at noon (12.00h)
The race in 2011 The German team Schubert Motorsport, with its drivers Edward Sandström, Lars Stugemo (both Swedish), Michael Outzen (Danish) and Peter Posavac (German), at the wheel of a BMW Z4 GT3, where the winners of the 24 Hours of Barcelona -Trofeo Fermí Vélez 2011, setting a new record of the number of laps made during the endurance race (669).