24-hour Montjuic exhibition at the Barcelona Motorcycle Museum
24-hour Montjuic exhibition at the Barcelona Motorcycle Museum

The Barcelona Motorcycle Museum returns to the load with another very interesting exhibition after having concluded the exhibition "La Moto Catalana" that paid tribute to the most representative motorcycle industry in this territory. Quote this that coincided with the first anniversary of the museum. At the end of this month of June the museum reopens its doors with a temporary exhibition dedicated to "The 24 Hours of Montjuic", the mythical endurance race held at the Montjuïc circuit from 1955 to 1986. An appointment to remember on the calendar of all motorcycle fans.

The mythical test will tell the story of the motorcycles that participated in any of the 32 editions of this unique race. Visits to the pits, review of those who were crowned champions there Together with unpublished images of the event, they will surely bring refreshment to those memories that many fans and unconditional ones of one of the most charismatic competitions held on the Barcelona street circuit, have vivid in their memory.

Montjuic circuit layout

In the photo above you can see a plan of the interesting route with a 3790-meter rope. To highlight the curve of Vías where competing vehicles ran over the tram tracks or the slope of the Estadi straight where you could see jumps in the purest style of the Isle of Man TT. The 24 Hours of Montjuic, organized by the Peña Motorista de Barcelona, ​​achieved a lot of international prestige being taken into account for score in the European Cup and later in the World Endurance Championship.

But there are many more data, many more dates, anecdotes and stories that, better than to reveal here, it is worth, as we say, to approach the Museum and give a good account of them first hand. For this summer season, a visit is as recommended as it is a must. Thanks to Daniel Rallo Rubí down the track.

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