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Montmelo’s 24 Hours: 24 horas of adrenaline

By | 29 June, 2017 | 0 comments

24-hours of Montmeló

The 24-hours of Montmeló, which are going to take place from 7-9 July, are one of the most anticipated endurance races by the motorcycling lovers and a wonderful opportunity to experiment the motor adrenaline on one of the most mythic circuits of the international panorama. On this post, we tell you in detail what is this race, how the public can enjoy it and what are the food and accommodation opportunities. In this way, of course, our offer includes the Augusta Barcelona Vallés Hotel, located near the Circuit.

What are the 24-hours of Montmeló?

The 24-hours of Montmeló is a motorcycle race that is becoming very popular, not only with the fastest but also with those who work as a team. Indeed, it is a team relay race, so that no pilot can circulate more than 2 hours at a time on his bike.

So, the roar of the engines on Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit does not stop even for a minute from the very beginning of the race, which will take place on Saturday, July 8 at 12:00 am. It will end at 12:00 am on Sunday, July 9. During all Friday afternoon and night, the pilots will have the opportunity to realize free practice sessions, timed and by night, that will help them to know the track and the driving conditions at every moment of the day.

24-hours of Montmeló start race

At 12:15 am on the Sunday will take place the award ceremony, which rewards the ones who did more laps in the 24 hours of the competition. The participants compete in different categories, according to the characteristics of the bike: Superstock 600, Superstock 1000, EWC and Open Superbikes, with trophies for the top 3 in each category and for other participants according to the age or the collaboration as a team director. But such standards on the bike cubic capacity and measure appart, the organization allows the teams great freedom in aspects such as the tyre, the strategy to follow or the composition of the box staff.

The 24-hours of Montmeló is a very important test for the enduring races lovers, despite it is not the only one of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya season that works the same way. Indeed, in September, the 24-hours of Montmeló in the motorsports discipline and within the Bicircuit festival, which takes place in April, they compete the 24 hours on bicycle

24-hours of Montmeló race

Attending as public

One of the main attractions for the attending public is the entry fee: it is free! The doors will be open for those who want to approach and attend the test from the steps and the grass of the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit. However, the access to the site does not includes catering service, and those who want to eat at any hour of the day will have to go to the Paddock restaurant or to get out of the site.

Another option is to reserve a Piso Box. This option, targeted to organized groups of until 60 people, coasts 500€ more VAT and is a 90 square metre space more a 12 square metre terrace, from where you have a spectacular panoramic of the finish straight. It is available from 12:00 am on Saturday, 8 to 15:00 pm on Sunday, 9, with reserved parking places inside.

24-hours of Montmeló win

The Augusta Barcelona Vallès Hotel, the best complement

The Augusta Barcelona Vallès Hotel will be a unique complement to the attendees and participants of the 24-hours of Montmeló, Thanks to our closeness to the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit, you will find comfort in our facilities throughout the day. You will find us just in front of the site, situated across the motorway AP-7. The B-5002 road connects us directly to the circuit, so that you can use your car or bike for your journeys. And you can use our exclusive parking for costumers, closed and monitored by video.

And not only to rest: our Tránsit restaurant is also a high-quality option to recharge batteries, as much for the breakfast as for the lunch and for the dinner. The gym and the swimming pool are, of course, other good reasons to have your room reserved in our hotel during the 24-hours of Montmeló. And if your expedition is a business trip, you can use the meeting rooms of our hotel.

Come to closely experiment the 24-hours of Montmeló with the best facilities at your service thanks to the Augusta Barcelona Vallès Hotel, one of the hotel establishments that, for its situation, more intensively lives the motor world.

Categories: Circuit de Catalunya, events, Montmeló

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