Anderstorp Raceway

Address: Anderstorp Motorbana AB Nennesmovägen 20 334 91 Anderstorp

57.26527805555613.604166944444Koordinaten: 57 ° 15 ' 55 "N, 13 ° 36' 15" E

The Scandinavian Raceway is a 4.018 km long race track was built in 1968 in Anderstorp (municipality Gislaved, Sweden).

The track has with Flight Straight a long straight, which was used as a runway for aircraft, and several raised curves. In the view point of the racing scene, the price moved in the 1970s, when the Swedish Formula 1 driver Ronnie Peterson was at the height of his career. On the Scandinavian Raceway Grand Prix of Sweden took place from 1973 to 1978 six times. Plans for another Grand Prix in 1979 were discarded after the death of Peterson and Gunnar Nilsson in 1978 and the consequent decline of the sponsors interest. The Scandinavian Raceway is still the last Scandinavian race track, were held on the race in the Formula 1.

From 1971 to 1977, and again from 1981 to 1990 the World Motorcycle Championship guested with the Swedish Grand Prix for motorcycles in Anderstorp. The early 1990s there were two World Superbike races. As part of the LG Super Racing Weekend FIA ETCC, Formula Renault V6 and FIA GT Championship were run. Today the Swedish Touring Car Championship carries out a run on the Scandinavian Raceway, 2007, the World Touring Car Championship as a guest.


All winners of the Formula 1 World Championship races in Anderstorp

All winners of Motorcycle World Championship race at Anderstorp