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	Catalan Motorcycle Grand Prix

Catalan Motorcycle Grand Prix

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Dec 28, 2012 —  “Grand Prix” can be attached to almost any big competition, from gliding and horse jumping to even billiards, but most people think about one thing when they hear about a Grand Prix race: vehicles going really (REALLY) fast.

The first Grand Prix auto race took place in France in 1906, with the top cars of the day running a lap course that was relatively drab by today’s standards. Since then, the Grand Prix has evolved into a massively attended global affair, and the European-based races have taken place in the UK, Austria, Spain, France, Monaco, and more.

With the exception of Monaco, Grand Prix auto races have to be at least 300 km in length (about 186 miles), and each is a way for drivers to qualify for the Formula One Championships, the highest class auto race in the world.  

The Grand Prix for motorcycles, meanwhile, is currently held only in Spain, and is called the Catalan Motorcycle Grand Prix. As all Grand Prix events for cycles, it features three separate categories, with bikes capable of speeds ranging from 155 to a jaw-dropping 220 mph.

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