Circuito de Jerez
Address: Circuito Permanente de Jerez Ctra. de Arcos, Km 10 Aptdo. Correos 1709. Jerez
36.710302777778 - 6.0329222222222Koordinaten: 36 ° 42 ' 37 "N, 6 ° 1' 59 " W
The Circuito Permanente de Jerez is a 4.428 km long motor racing circuit in Jerez de la Frontera in Spain. The course is traveled in a clockwise direction, is eleven feet wide and has nine right and five left-handers. The longest straight line measures 600 meters.
The track was built in 1986 to host the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Spain. Due to the remote location in the south of Spain, however, the audience remained below expectations and the Grand Prix was moved from 1990 to Barcelona.
In 1994 the track was rebuilt and increases security, so you could align in the years 1994 and 1997 the European Grand Prix.
Currently taking place at the Circuito de Jerez annually instead of the Spanish Grand Prix as part of the motorcycle world championship.
Because of the mild climate, the route in winter is also popular with Formula 1 and motorcycle teams as a test track.