Barcelona No.4

Spectator Information

The Red Hook Criterium, the world’s premier track bike criterium series, returns to Barcelona’s Parc del Fòrum for the fourth consecutive year on Saturday, August 27. Qualification gets underway from 12:00 with the feature races starting at 20:00 and finally the podium ceremony from 22:30, all against the spectacular backdrop of the Mediterranean sea. The race is free for spectators and all are welcome for what promises to be a thrilling day of world-class racing and entertainment. Food and beverage vendors will be on-site throughout the day including the Moritz VIP lounge. Custom Red Hook Crit Barcelona apparel is available from the merchandise booth where you can get a free Rockstar Games cowbell to cheer on your favorite athletes. At the end of the night, the legendary Soren Manzoni (Nasty Mondays) takes the reigns to play an exclusive set at the official Red Hook Crit after-party sponsored by Moritz and located at Parc del Fòrum.

Where to find the race venue


Moritz Beer

Barcelona’s finest brewery will be available once again! Steeped in tradition, Moritz prides itself on brewing handcrafted unpasteurized fresh beer is the finest freshest beer you can get. At the race, they will offer their traditional beers throughout the day.

Eureka Street Food

Inspired by Californian street food. Tacos, quesadillas, ceviche and more.


Artisanal gelato on wheels with over twenty flavors to pick from.

La Visité

Beach life kitchen serving up roast pork sandwiches, squid hamburgers, marinated prawns, and vegetarian options.

Surf House on Wheels

Fruit smoothies and fresh mediterranean food.

Kaixito Street Food

Bocadillos – original ingredients between good bread – served out of a caravan.

Satan’s Coffee

Barcelona’s finest coffee. No decaf!

Cafe Chrome

Bagels, Nachos and Hamburgers


Authentic Mediterranean seafood, sandwiches, shellfish and empanadas



11:15 – 11:50 Open Practice
12:00 – 12:30 Grupo Clasificación 7
12:30 – 13:00 Grupo Clasificación 6
13:00 – 13:30 Grupo Clasificación 5
13:30 – 14:00 Grupo Cualificación 4
14:00 – 14:30 Grupo Clasificación 3
14:30 – 15:00 Grupo Clasificación 2
15:00 – 15:30 Grupo Clasificación 1
15:30 – 16:00 Grupo Clasificación Mujeres
18:00 – 18:45 Carrera Última Oportunidad (Last Chance Race)
20:00 – 21:00 Crit Mujeres
21:30 – 22:30 Crit Hombres
22:30 – 23:00 Entrega de premios


Barcelona No.4 Course Map



  • 350 riders attempt to qualify
  • Qualifying lap times determine starting grid position and entry into main race
  • Top 85 racers from qualifying advance to main race

Last Chance Race

  • Qualifying positions 86 – 150 line up for an 18-lap “Last Chance Race”
  • Top-10 finishers from the “Last Chance Race” advance to main event
  • Lapped racers eliminated

Men’s Final

  • 28 laps / 31 km total distance
  • Top 95 racers
  • Lapped racers eliminated
  • Points awarded toward 2016 Red Hook Criterium Championship Series



  • 24 laps / 26 km total distance
  • Limited to 100 riders
  • Qualifying lap times determine starting grid position
  • Lapped racers eliminated
  • Points awarded toward 2016 Red Hook Criterium Championship Series


  • Must be 18 years old to compete
  • All registered riders will receive an official RHC cycling cap and limited edition RHC x Rockstar Games T-shirt
  • Refunds permitted until August 21, 2016


  • Teams are limited to (6) athletes (per gender)
  • If a team is registering more than (6) athletes, they must create a B team whose members will score points separately
  • Official team names must be provided during registration process and indicate if the athlete is on the A or B team (if applicable)
  • A and B teams must have different visual features on their kit and/or bikes

Complete Athlete Information

After Party

Barcelona No.4 After Party Poster