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Hamilton reckons new Barcelona layout is 'going to be fun'

Lewis Hamilton says Barcelona's new configuration which has stripped the track of its chicane complex is "going to be fun". Since 2007, Formula 1 has run at the Circuit de Catalunya with a chicane located between Turn 13 and 16 breaking down the speed of the cars just before the track's final right-hand corner. But with everyone exiting the final corner at more or less the same speed, the configuration greatly limited overtaking opportunities down Barcelona's main straight and practically rendered ineffective F1's DRS. Since last year, the circuit undertook the necessary work to erase the complex, which required Barcelona to seek a new Grade 1 homologation from the FIA for its...
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