Repsol celebrates 50 years of competition with a vehicle exhibition in Passeig de Gràcia

Repsol celebrates 50 years of competition with a vehicle exhibition in Passeig de Gràcia

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Until next June 16, and coinciding with the celebration of the Grand Prix of Catalonia Motorcycling, Repsol wants to celebrate its 50 years in competition in a very special way.

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The shops, hotels and restaurants of Passeig de Gràcia will be the “box” of some of the mythical vehicles that the brand has sponsored throughout these five decades, in which it has always opted for motor sport in Motorcycling competitions , Formula 1, the Trial or the rallies.

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In an act held in the terrace of the Hotel Casa Fuster, presented by the motor journalist Josep Lluís Merlos, several of the pilots that Repsol has sponsored throughout its history, have explained their experience and the memories of their years of trajectory in motor world.

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There were pilots like Pedro Martinez de la Rosa, Àlex Crivillé or Nani Roma, who have been accompanied by other legends of the two and the four wheels as Marc Coma, Emili Alzamora, Joan Porcar, Luis Perez Sala, Salvador Servià, Salvador Canyellas, Lucas Cruz , Carles Cardús or Jaime Alguersuari father and son, among others.

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During the next 10 days, the participating establishments in this celebration will exhibit vehicles such as the Arrows A20 with which Pedro Martinez de la Rosa debuted in Formula 1 in 1999, the Honda RC213V with which Marc Màrquez runs this year in the Moto category GP or the legendary Derbi 50 GP with which Ángel Nieto got the second place in the World Championship in 1971, in which it was the first participation of the brand in the competition.

Here is the complete list of vehicles and participating establishments:

  • Honda NSR 500 – Àlex Crivillé – 2000
    Rabat – Passeig de Gràcia, 94

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Honda RC213V – Marc Márquez – 2019
    Santa Eulàlia – Passeig de Gràcia, 93

 

  • Honda RC212V – Dani Pedrosa 2010
    Gallery Hotel – Carrer Rosselló, 249-251

 

  • Honda NSR 250 – Sito Pons – 1989
    Muji – Passeig de Gràcia, 21

 

  • Honda RS125 – Emili Alzamora – 1999
    Nubar – Passeig de Gràcia, 53

 

 

  • Derbi 50 GP – Ángel Nieto – 1971
    Uno de 50 – Passeig de Gràcia, 92

 

  • Montesa Cota 4RT – Toni Bou – 2018
    Replay – Passeig de Gràcia, 60

 

  • Fiat 124 Abarth – 1973
    Replay – Passeig de Gràcia, 60

 

  • KTM 660R – Marc Coma – 2006
    Replay – Passeig de Gràcia 60

 

 

  • Aprilia RSW 250 – Sebastián Porto – 2004
    Benetton – Passeig de Gràcia, 69

 

  • Aprilia RSW 125 – Pablo Nieto – 2004
    Perfumería Regia – Passeig de Gràcia, 39

 

 

  • Honda RC213V – Marc Márquez – 2016
    Hotel Casa Fuster – Passeig de Gràcia, 132

 

  • Arrows A20 F1 – Pedro Martínez de la Rosa – 1999
    Eichholtz – Carrer Mallorca, 268

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In addition, the brand has created a raffle on Instagram. It will give away tickets for the Moto GP Grand Prize to the best photos that the fans have took to the vehicles of this exhibition and which are labeled with the hashtag #Repsol50aniversario.

 

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