Circuit Ricardo Tormo
|Location||Cheste, Valencia, (Spain)|
|Time zone||GMT +1 (DST: +2)|
|Major events||FIM MotoGP
Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix
WTCC; DTM; F3; GP2; SBK; NWES
|Length||4.005 km (2.517 mi)|
|Lap record||1:25.234 (Pedro Lamy, Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, 2007)|
Circuit Ricardo Tormo, also known as Circuit de Valencia and officially named Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo, is a motorsport race track located in Cheste (Valencia, Spain) and built in 1999. It has a capacity of 120,000 and a main straight of 876 metres. It is often used as a test track by the Formula One teams, because of the mild temperatures in winter. Anthony Davidson holds the unofficial lap record, set in 2006 while testing a Honda RA106, with a time of 1 m 08.540sec.
The track hosts the MotoGP Valencian Community Grand Prix. Also, the FIA GT Championship had a race there in 2000 and 2004, the World Touring Car Championship from 2005 to 2012, the European Le Mans Series in 2007, and the DTM from 2010 to 2012.
In other media
- "THE AUTOSPORT.COM F1 TESTING CENTRE". www.autosport.com. n.d. Retrieved 2009-11-16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Circuit de Valencia Ricardo Tormo.|
- Circuit de Valencia – Official website
- Trackpedia's guide to driving the Circuit de Valencia
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