Ciudad del Motor de Aragón

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Ciudad del Motor de Aragón
Motorland Aragón FIA.svg

Configuration for FIA sanctioned sports

Motorland Aragón FIM.svg

Configuration for FIM sanctioned sports
Location Alcañiz, Aragon, Spain
Time zone GMT+1
Coordinates 41°4′42″N 0°12′27″W / 41.07833°N 0.20750°W / 41.07833; -0.20750Coordinates: 41°4′42″N 0°12′27″W / 41.07833°N 0.20750°W / 41.07833; -0.20750
Major Events Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme {FIM} Grand Prix motorcycle racing(MotoGP)
Aragon motorcycle Grand Prix
World Series by Renault
FIA Circuit
Circuit Length 5.344 km (3.321 mi)
Lap Record 1:44.325 (Kevin Korjus, Tech 1 Racing, 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season)
FIM Circuit
Circuit Length 5.078 km (3.155 mi)
Lap Record 1:49.521 (Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda, 2010 MotoGP season )

The Ciudad del Motor de Aragón, also known as Motorland Aragón, is a 5.344 km (3.321 mi) race circuit located near Alcañiz, Spain.

The circuit was designed by the German architect Hermann Tilke. He worked with the British architectural firm Foster + Partners. Formula One driver Pedro de la Rosa helped with the project. He provided technical and sporting information.[1]

The facility includes a technology park, a sports area, and a leisure and culture area. The technology park will be based around the motor industry. The sports area will include the racing circuit, a karting track, and various gravel circuits. The leisure and culture section will feature a hotel, business and shopping areas.[2]

It was announced on May 26, 2008 that the circuit will host a round of the World Series by Renault.[3][4]

On 18 March 2010, Motorland Aragón was announced as a replacement for the Balatonring on the 2010 MotoGP schedule.[5] On 19 May 2010, it was announced that the circuit will hold a round of the Superbike World Championship.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Work team". Retrieved 2008-11-18.
  2. "CIRCUITS & AREAS". Retrieved 2008-11-18.
  3. "Motorland Aragon to host race in '09". 2008-05-27. Retrieved 2008-11-18.
  4. "Motorland Aragón to host WSR in 2009 and 2010". 2008-05-26. Archived from the original on 2010-06-15. Retrieved 2008-11-18.
  5. "Motorland Aragon replaces Hungary on MotoGP calendar". 2010-03-18. Retrieved 2009-03-18.
  6. "MotorLand Aragón to join WSBK calendar from 2011". Crash Media Group. 2010-05-19. Archived from the original on 2010-05-22. Retrieved 2010-05-19.

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