The Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuito de Jerez is a colourful event which draws massive crowds from all over to watch the world’s best riders do battle. The Jerez circuit in southern Spain, in the sunshine of Andalusia, was built in 1986. Hosted its first Grand Prix a year later and has remained on the MotoGP™ calendar ever since.
As a nation, Spain has produced some great riders over the years. Thera are names such as Angel Nieto, Ricardo Tormo, Sito Pons, Alex Criville and Jorge Martinez “Aspar”. The likes of Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, Dani Pedrosa and Maverick Viñales now continue the Spanish success story in the premier class.