MotoGP World Championship
MotoGP World Championship 2017 in Barcelona
Engines will be roaring once again at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya because the 2017 Monster Energy MotoGP Grand Prix of Catalonia takes place there from 9th to 11th June. Also known as the Circuit de Montmeló this will be the seventh stop in this 2017 world championship, which includes the premier motorbike racing category, as well as Moto2 and Moto3.
This grand prix is one of the most important events in motorbike racing and includes riders as important as Marc Márquez, Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa and Maverick Viñales. The latter remains the favourite to win the MotoGP title.
Where to stay during the FIM MotoGP World Championship 2017
It is the 26th year in a row that the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya hosts one of the stages of the FIM MotoGP World Championship, and it is not a surprise. The number of people attending the event keeps growing every year, reaching the 176.900 spectators during the 2016 edition. Having this in mind, it is predictable that it will be complicated to find accommodation in Barcelona around those dates. If you are planning on going to the event, the best you can do is book a room in advance, and if you also want to take the chance to do some tourism around the Catalan Capital, we recommend you to look for a hotel in the centre of Barcelona.
The Grand Hotel Central Barcelona from Único Hotels, offers you a 5-star accommodation in the heart of the city. You will not only enjoy all the comfort, luxury and services typically found in a 5-star hotel, you will also be able to enjoy the Skybar and the pool, very useful during the hottest months of the year.
Where is it and how to get to the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya
As we mentioned earlier, this stage of the MotoGP World Championship will take place at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya. Due to its location, it is also – or even better – known as Circuit de Montmeló. Since its opening in 1991, this circuit hosts stages from the Formula 1 GP, and the MotoGP, and the FIA Rallycross World Championship regularly.
To get to the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya you have several options. Montmeló is only 30km away from Barcelona, so if you are using a private car you will be able to reach your destination in less than 30 minutes from the city centre. If you prefer to use the public transport, you can get there by train (Renfe, lines R2 and R11). Another option is to use the special bus services the company Sagalés offers during every grand prix at Montmeló. These buses go from the centre of Bacelona to the East Area of the circuit. If you choose to use this service, you will have to buy your seats in advance.
If you haven’t got them yet, you can buy tickets for the Monster Energy MotoGP World Championship. online. You will have the chance to choose which kind of ticket you prefer, according to your needs and priorities: 3 days ticket, family ticket, VIP ticket, and more.