Spanish Grand Prix

The Spanish Grand Prix (Gran Premio de España ) is a since 1951, with interruptions material discharged Formula 1 race in Spain.

Since 1981, several sponsors have bought the name: 1981 was the race Gran Premio de España Talbot, 1986-1992 Gran Premio Tio Pepe de España, 1993-2005 it was called then Gran Premio Marlboro de España and since 2006 is the name Gran Premio Telefónica de España currently (as of 2011 ).


The venue moved to different distances between five different race tracks across Spain. The first two times (1951 and 1954) took place in the race at the Circuit de Pedralbes near Barcelona. In the years 1968-1975 the Spanish Grand Prix was held alternately on the race track Circuito del Jarama in Madrid and at the Circuit de Montjuïc in Barcelona. From 1976 to 1981, Madrid throughout the venue. In the years 1982-1985 no Spanish Grand Prix was held. From 1986 to 1990, the Grand Prix was held at the Circuito de Jerez in southwestern Spain. Since 1991, the Formula 1 race takes place regularly at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmeló near Barcelona.

Circuito del Jarama (Madrid )

Circuit de Montjuïc (Barcelona)

Circuito de Jerez ( Jerez de la Frontera)

Circuit de Catalunya (Barcelona)

Since 1983, the Grand Prix was introduced from Europe, there were a few years in addition to the Spanish Grand Prix, a second Formula 1 race in Spain: in 1994 and 1997, the European Grand Prix was held at the Circuito de Jerez, from 2008, then at the Valencia Street Circuit (2011 ).