Circuito Permanente del Jarama RSS

Jarama, Spain

  • Circuit type Race
  • Circuit Length 3.404kms
  • Circuit Turns 11
  • Circuit Direction Clockwise
Records and Statistics
Race Date Winner
First race Spanish Grand Prix May 12, 1968 Graham Hill (GBR) full results
Last race Spanish Grand Prix June 21, 1981 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) full results
Total races 9

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Barcelona has always been the home of Spanish motor racing, but Madrid fought back with the construction of Jarama in 1967. From the pen of John Hugenholtz, it used the local gradient well and introduced the modern style of a long straight and tight, twisting corners rather than fast, sweeping ones. This made it hard to overtake, as Gilles Villeneuve proved when he delayed a train of faster cars in 1981.

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