Circuit Zolder

Address: Circuit Zolder Terlaemen 30 3550 Zolder

50.9894222222225.25705Koordinaten: 50 ° 59 ' 22 " N, 5 ° 15' 25" E

The Circuit Zolder (read: Solder ) is a 3977 -meter running track in the village of Zolder Terlaemen at Hasselt in Belgium. It was designed by the Dutchman Hans Hugenholtz and opened by local motorsport club Zolder in 1963. Between 1973 and 1984 here ten times the Belgian Grand Prix Formula 1 was discharged. And 1980 the Belgian Grand Prix for motorcycles instead of here.

The Circuit Zolder is mainly because became known that on this track, the Canadian Gilles Villeneuve 1982, due to an accident during the qualifying session for the Belgian Grand Prix killed. Instead of that fast right curve exists at the accident site now known as Gilles -Villeneuve chicane.

2002, the DTM was in Zolder guest, but nowadays go here mainly Benelux race series (eg Belcar, 24 Hours of Zolder, Formula Ford, Formula Renault, etc.).

On August 26, 2007, a race in the Champ Car Series was held on the slightly modified route. The race was won by Sébastien Bourdais. On 21 October 2007 and 19 October 2008 were on the course also runs the international FIA GT Championship. On 20 June 2010, two races of the World Touring Car Championship and Formula 2 were played on the course. 2011, the WTCC will repeat their event and the FIA GT1 World Championship has already held a race weekend in 2011.

All winners of the Formula 1 race in Zolder

Record winner Driver: N. Lauda ( 2), record winner designers: Ferrari ( 4)