Barcelona 1992; 25 Years later – Circuit de Catalunya

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)


Part 8 – Circuit de Catalunya



  • Start and finish for the 100km Team Time Trial (Cycling)
  • 2,000 Spectators at the circuit, 105,000 in total
  • Constructed in 1991
  • Length: 4.655 km
  • Turns: 16
  • Nowadays still a motorsport race track. Major events include the ‘Formula One Spanish Grand Prix’ and the ‘MotoGP Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix’


Venue map

1 Competitors, officials, organisation and RTV
2 Spectators and VIPs

OF stand
3 VIPs
4 RTV commentators and observers
5 Press desks
6 Competitors and organisation

Competitors’ services
7 Participants’ services
8 Competitors’ clinic, doping control and spectators’ medical care

Team sheds
9 IF services
10 Appeals Jury room

11 Mobile units park
12 Commentators’ control

13 Press centre
14 Interview room

15 Rest area

16 Stand
17 Souvenirs
18 Food and drinks

19 Offices
20 Ceremonies preparation
21 Logistics store
22 Lounge and restaurant area and drivers’ reception centre
23 Olympic fleet car park

24 CATV room
25 Telephone room
16 Radio control
27 Sound and PA room
28 Time-keeping and Scoreboard control room
29 Results management room
30 Results publishing room

31 Internal security room

Source: Barcelona Olympic Organising Committee (COOB’92)


Circuit de Catalunya nowadays