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Spirit of Montjuïc 2018 at the Circuit de Montmeló

Posted on: mar 20, 2018 | Author: Espíritu de Montjuïc | Categories: Classic Motor Club Bàges, Concentrations, Activities, News

The already legendary 'Spirit of Montjuïc ' is loaded with new features for this year's edition:

Spirit of Montjuïc 2018 at the Circuit de Montmeló

A 'spirit' even better. According to the first and important news for what will be the seventh edition of Espíritu de Montjuic , the popular Spanish revival of motor sport and one of the most important historical motorsport events in Europe, which in 2018 will be held between the 6th and 8th April.

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The show will change completely formatting becoming the first test of the season of the Peter Auto Series, which means that the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will arrive for the first time the most important historical vehicle races of the moment. This complete transformation is motivated by the agreement reached by Escudería Targa Iberia and Peter Auto, thanks to which Espíritu de Montjuïc will be the launch event of the different series of this organization, a unique opportunity that will allow you to enjoy the best competition units historic of the continent.

For more than three decades, Peter Auto has been the main organizer of classic and historic car races in Europe, highlighting in his organizational universe highly prestigious events such as the 'Le Mans' Classic 'or the' Auto Tour ', elegant competitions of great fame such as the' Chantilly Arts & Elegance ', or world-famous historical events such as' Spa Classic 'or' Monza Historic '. These are the Peter Auto Championships that will start the season at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya:

Classic Endurance Racing
Races that bring together the vehicles that reigned in endurance races between 1966 and 1981 (Ford GT40 , Porsche 910 and 935, Ferrari 512, BMW M1 , Lola T70 , etc.). These cars will play a free practice session of 30 ', two qualifications of 30' each and a race of 60 ', all distributed in two categories:

Classic Endurance Racing 1 ( GT 1966-1974 and Prototypes 1966-1971)
Classic Endurance Racing 2 ( GT 1975-1981 and Prototypes 1972-1981)

Euro F2 Classic
The European Championship of Formula 2 returns, championship that had disputed tests puntuables in Montjuïc and that disputed like authentic anteroom of the Formula 1 between 1967 and 1984. In the Circuit will be the authentic single-seaters of those great years: March , Chevron , Ralt , Alpine , Brabham , Lola, Lotus, Martini, Matra , Osella , Surtees or Techno. Two trials of 20 'will give way to two races of identical duration.

Group C Racing
After a few years of absence, they return to the Circuit the authentic Sport-Prototypes from 1982 to 1993, a decade of gold dominated by the Group C that triumphed in Le Mans . In the two trials and two 45 'races per sleeve you can see Porsche 956 and 962 but also Lancia LC2 , Mercedes C11 , Jaguar XJR -6, Nissan R89C , Mazda 737, etc.

Heritage Touring Cup
The cars that dominated the European Championship between 1966 and 1984 will be in action: BMW 3.0 CSL and 635 CSI , Ford Escort and Capri , Jaguar XJ 12C , etc. All of them will play a free trial of 30 ', a 40' rating and a 60 'race with 1 or 2 pilots taking turns behind the wheel.

Sixties ' Endurance
2 hours resistance with very varied vehicles: Ferrari 250 GT , Porsche 911, Jaguar E- Type , etc. Pre-63 Sport and Pre-66 GT vehicles will be on the track , with an energy index classification in addition to the absolute general classification, which balances the performance of this great variety of mechanics. Two runs of 40 'will be held before the race.

Nastro Trophy Rosso
Sport and GT of Italian origin and from the late 50s to the mid 60s, prioritizing fair-play and the quality of the vehicles on the track. In the two trials of 40 'and the two races of 35', will be the most exclusive Italian mechanics: Ferrari 250 GT , Maserati 300, Alfa Romeo TZ , etc. valuable units fighting in the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

In addition to this excellent team of historical machines, Spirit of Montjuïc will also evolve Formula 1 cars and will be exhibiting a multitude of vehicles of high historical interest, all this together with the spectacular leap into the past that Spirit of Montjuïc proposes every year , with a multitude of activities in the paddock and the faithful recreation of the environment, the smells, the sounds and the aesthetics of the golden years of the races in which the urban circuit of Barcelona hosted the most spectacular competitions of the moment.

In addition, Spirit of Montjuïc has always distinguished itself by fulfilling the expectations of children and adults, boys and girls, whether they like the engine or not, with the assurance that the amateur who goes with his family will have the conviction that everyone will have fun. Well, the seventh edition of Espíritu de Montjuic will be spectacular!

Very soon the Spirit of Montjuïc tickets will be on sale and the early risers will have the possibility of benefiting from discounts and important campaigns. Spirit of Montjuïc will be held from 6 to 8 April 2018 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Targa team Iberia
Escudería Targa Iberia ( is a Spanish company dedicated to the organization and consultancy in motor events, with almost 15 years of experience in the assembly of great recreational and sports events, to bring the most exciting public of this sport: racing, classic and exclusive vehicles, competition and its history.

In addition to Espíritu de Montjuïc and Espíritu del Jarama, Escudería Targa Iberia organizes the Barcelona Speed ​​Festival (September 29-30, 2018) which brings together the most important modern GT races in the world: the Blancpain Endurance Series.

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