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Location: Heusden-Zolder, Belgium [click here for map]

Circuit length: 4.01Km (2.49 Miles)

Number of turns: 10

Opened: 963

Major events: Blancpain Sprint Series,

Dutch Supercar Challenge, 24 Hours of Zolder

Lap record: 1:14.089 (Sebastian Bourdais,

Newman-Haas Racing, 2007)


Built in 1963, Zolder was the location of the Belgian F1 Grand Prix until 1982 when Gilles Villeneuve died during qualifying as his Ferrari collided with the March of Jochen Maas.


The Grand Prix has been held at Spa-Francorchamps ever since.


Current race series at Zolder include Blancpain Sprint Series and 24 Hours of Zolder.


This is a technical circuit which is heavy on brakes due to the undulations and fast, long straights.





Maastricht Aachen Airport: 47Km (29 miles) 26min drive.


Brussels Airport: 74Km (46 miles) 45min drive.


Brussels South Charleroi Airport:

141Km (88 miles) 1Hr 20 min drive.


Zeebrugge Ferry Terminal (ferry from Hull):

190Km (18 miles) 1Hr 50min drive.


Ijmuiden Ferry Terminal (ferry from Newcastle):

212Km (132 miles) 2Hrs 10min drive.


Calais: 275Km (171 miles) 2Hrs 30min drive.





If you are visiting Zolder it’s a no-brainer to also go to Belgium’s premier circuit at Spa-Francorchamps just 113Km (70 miles) to the south east. If you're heading west, why not combine Zolder with a visit to Zandvoort?


Zandvoort: 213Km (132 miles) 2Hrs 17min drive.


Spa-Francorchamps: 113Km (70 miles) 1Hr drive.



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