Royal Automotive Club Of Spain Outlines Renovations Of Madrid's Circuit Of Jarama
Royal Automotive Club of Spain (RACE) President Carmelo Sanz de Barros on Thursday revealed the organization's Project Jarama 2021, which will begin early next year in Madrid and consist of "a series of investments that will make the Circuit of Jarama a place of leisure and enjoyment for racing fans," according to MARCA. The project of improving and adding to the Madrid race course will "take place in three stages and be completed by '21." The first stage will involve the Jarama control tower, which will be completely restored, "but without losing its essence as an icon." The tower's upper floors will feature recreational space where fans can watch the races or "enjoy memorable views of the entire track." The offices at the base of the tower will be replaced with an open-air terrace and an auditorium. This "first phase is expected to be completed by the middle of 2015." The second phase is "scheduled to make a series of modifications to the home stretch stands, which will expand by 100m to accommodate meeting rooms and offices like in the other box areas." The final phase will build a museum of famous cars made in Spain (MARCA, 9/19).