Name tweak for Formula 1 track in Barcelona 3 September, 2013 Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya The Spanish Grand Prix venue in Barcelona has undergone a name change. Since it was built in 1991, and began hosting the Spanish Grand Prix, the track has been called Circuit de Catalunya. But after a new sponsorship deal with the Barcelona City Council was agreed recently, the track will now be known officially as the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The news, reported in Spanish newspapers including El Mundo Deportivo and the sports daily Marca, was confirmed by circuit president Vicenc Aguilera. (GMM.) Subbed by AJN. Content on GrandPrix247.com by: staff & contributors, Reuters syndication, GMM service, Getty Images, Formula 1 teams, sponsors & organisations.