Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (Montmeló)- For the first time in its history, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will be host to the World Superbike Championship with the ‘Catalunya WorldSBK Round’. The agreement signed between the Circuit, Dorna WorldSBK Organization and the event manager Gemocat has been made official today, at noon, at the Museu i Centre d’Estudis de l’Esport Dr. Melcior Colet in Barcelona.
The event was attended by Joan Fontserè, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya General Manager; Ricky Cardús, Gemocat spokesman; Gregori Lavilla, WorldSBK Executive Director Sporting and Organisation; Pere Rodríguez, Major of Montmeló; and Toni Reig, Director General of the Catalan Sports Council. The riders Carles Checa, Ana Carrasco y Jordi Torres were present as well.
The FIM World Superbike Championship – commercially known as WorldSBK – is the motorcycle road racing world series by the International Motorcycling Federation to be raced with modified production motorbikes. The new 2020 round of the World Superbike Championship will be staged at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on 18, 19 and 20 September.
Catalunya WorldSBK is looking forward to offering a unique, exclusive and quality offer to all fans. Therefore, the tickets for this sports event will be limited to 30,000. There are one-day tickets (either Friday, Saturday or Sunday) or three-day tickets, and a total of 5,000 of these tickets include access to the paddock, the place in which the podium and the parc fermé are located, giving fans the chance to walk around the area in which the teams are working. There is also the ‘Paddock Show’ area, where the riders are interviewed, with giant screens, and a speaker to follow the sessions on the track. It will be an open and accessible weekend for fans; a true party for all those coming out to the Circuit.
Special launch promotion
To celebrate the arrival of the WorldSBK at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, a special promotion has been launched, which will be valid during 72 hours, applicable to the first 500 tickets sold. The ticket (three-day ticket including paddock access and pit-walk) will have a discount of almost 30%, and will be available for only 49 euros. The offer is valid until Friday, 1 November at noon.
Once the promotion is over, all fans of motorcycling wishing to watch the first WorldSBK round at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will be able to do so from only 19 euros (Friday-only ticket). The complete experience that includes a three-day ticket with access to the paddock and pit-walk, will be available for 69 euros.