Race tracks

A race track of superlatives

The legendary Nürburgring is one of the longest, most tradition-steeped, challenging and busiest race tracks in the world. Every year, countless visitors come to enjoy its music and sport events, especially motorsport in the purest of forms at racing events. Both amateur and professional drivers from all racing series compete on two circuits: the Nordschleife, 20.832 km long and rich in tradition, and the modern 5.148 km Grand Prix track. 


20.832 km legendary tarmac

The legendary Green Hell

Racing and winning on the Nordschleife, which was opened in 1927, has always been very special for racing drivers, because the track is one of the most demanding in the world ...

Grand Prix track

Grand Prix track
5.148 km

The modern Formula 1 race track

After more than 56 years of motorsport history were made on the legendary Nordschleife, it was time for a new chapter: The new Grand Prix track was opened in 1984 ...

Facts & Figures Nürburgring

Importance of the circuit:

  • Most traditional race track in Europe
  • Structurally most important company in the region


  • 18 /19 June 1927

Race tracks:

  • Grand-Prix track (5.148 km)
  • Nordschleife (20.832 km)
  • 24h-variant (25.378 km)


  • 90 km south-west of cologne
  • 60 km north-west of Koblenz

Nearest airport:

  • Köln / Bonn (80 km)
  • Düsseldorf (120 km)

Operators of the circuit:

  • Nürburgring 1927 GmbH & Co. KG

Managing director:

  • Mirco Markfort

Events per years:

  • Motorsport events: ca. 100
  • other events: ca. 200


Nürburgring 1927 GmbH & Co. KG
53520 Nürburg
Tel.: 0800 - 20 83 200
E-Mail: info(at)nuerburgring.de