Spanish Grand Prix

Race Information

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  • Course: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmelo, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
  • Course Length: 2.905 miles (4.675 kilometers)
  • Distance: 66 laps, 191.645 miles (308.424 kilometers)
  • Date: Sun, Jun 4, 2023,  07:00 ET

Spanish GP Odds 2023

The Spanish Grand Prix is one of the most anticipated races of the Formula One season, and the odds for the 2023 race are already starting to come in. Max Verstappen is the favorite to win, with odds of 1.37. Sergio Perez is second in the F1 odds at 4.00, followed by Fernando Alonso at 11.50. Charles Leclerc is fourth at 26.00, and George Russell is fifth at 31.00.

Verstappen is the defending champion in Spain, and he has won the race three times in the past four years. He is the clear favorite to win again in 2023, but he will face stiff competition from Perez, Alonso, Leclerc, and Russell.

Perez is the second-fastest driver on the grid, and he has a good chance of winning in Spain if Verstappen has any problems. Alonso is a local favorite, and he will be looking to give the Spanish fans something to cheer about. Leclerc is the fastest driver on the grid, but he has had some bad luck in Spain in the past. Russell is a dark horse, and he could surprise some people if he gets a good start.

The Spanish Grand Prix is always a close race, and the 2023 race is sure to be no different. The odds are close, and any of the top drivers could win. It should be an exciting race, and it is sure to be a popular event with the fans.

Here are some other factors that could affect the outcome of the Spanish GP:

  • The weather: The weather in Spain can be unpredictable, and it could play a role in the race. If it rains, it could favor some drivers over others.
  • The track: The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is a fast and flowing track, and it will suit some cars better than others.
  • The strategy: The teams will need to carefully consider their strategy in order to win the race. They will need to decide when to pit their drivers and how many tires to use.

The Spanish GP is sure to be an exciting race, and it is impossible to predict who will win. The odds are close, and any of the top drivers could take the checkered flag.

Spanish Grand Prix 2023 odds
Driver Odds
Max Verstappen -137
Sergio Perez +400
Fernando Alonso +1150
Charles Leclerc +2600
George Russell +3100
Carlos Sainz +4100
Lando Norris +5100
Charles Leclerc +5100
Esteban Ocon +6600
Pierre Gasly +6600

Spanish GP Schedule

Free Practice 1 –

Free Practice 2 –

Free Practice 3 –

Qualifying –

Race –


Current F1 Standings- 2023 Season

Spanish Grand Prix History & Highlights

The Spanish Grand Prix takes place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

With the inaugural Formula One race taking place in 1991, it’s one of the longest-tenured tracks on the calendar.

It’s also been the home for Formula One testing in the offseason due to its proximity to most of the teams’ bases. This means drivers and teams are very familiar with the track.

The first Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya was held in 1991.

The circuit was built starting in 1989 as part of the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona to hold the start and finish for road team cycling events.

Prior to coming to Barcelona, the Spanish Grand Prix had been held at multiple other venues: the Circuito Permanente de Jerez (from 1986 to 1990), Jarama Circuit (1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976-1981), Montjuic Street Circuit (1969, 1971, 1973, 1975), and Pedralbes Street Circuit (1951-1954).

The circuit had an incredible debut that featured a close battle between world champions Nigel Mansell and Ayrton Senna down the front straight. It’s seen other thrilling races in the following years.

In 1994, world champion Michael Schumacher finished second despite having only fifth gear for half the race. Two years later, he won his first race for Ferrari in a rainstorm.

In 2006, world champion Fernando Alonso became the first Spaniard to win on his home country’s track.

The layout’s been slightly changed multiple times, starting in 1995 in 2004, 2007, and most recently in 2021.

Another track in Spain, the Valencia Street Circuit, also hosted Grand Prix races from 2008-2012 under the title of the European Grand Prix.

Schumacher and fellow seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton are tied for the most Spanish Grand Prix victories with six each.

2022 Spanish GP Results
Race Date Winner
Free Practice 1 Friday 20 May 2022 Charles Leclerc
Free Practice 2 Friday 20 May 2022 Charles Leclerc
Free Practice 3 Saturday 21 May 2022 Charles Leclerc
Qualifying Saturday 21 May 2022 Charles Leclerc
Race Sunday 22 May 2022 Max Verstappen

Circuit Information

The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is 2.905 miles in length with 16 corners. The current F1 lap record is 1:18.149 set by Max Verstappen in the 2021 Spanish Grand Prix. The circuit’s seating capacity is 140,700.

The F1 Spanish Grand Prix is currently held during the summer months and typically sees sunny skies and warm temperatures.

It’s a mix of low-speed and high-speed corners, straights, and heavy tire wear, presenting a challenge for drivers and teams.

F1 Spanish Grand Prix FAQs

Who won last year’s Spanish Grand Prix?

Max Verstappen won the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix for Red Bull.

When was the first Spanish Grand Prix?

The first was at Pedralbes Street Circuit in 1951. The first race at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya was in 1991.

Who’s won the most Spanish Grand Prix races?

Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton are both tied with seven wins.
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