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Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Francorchamps
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The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps motor-racing circuit is the venue of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, and of the Spa 24 Hours and 1000 km Spa endurance races.It is also home to the all Volkswagen club event, 25 Hours of Spa, run by the Uniroyal Fun Cup. It is one of the most challenging race tracks in the world, mainly due to its fast, hilly and twisty nature. Spa is a favourite circuit of many racing drivers and fans.Despite its name, the circuit is not in Spa but lies in the vicinity of the town of Francorchamps completely within the boundaries of the municipality of Stavelot.The trackThe triangleDesigned in 1920 by Jules de Thier and Henri Langlois Van Ophem, the original triangle-shaped course used public roads between the Belgian towns of Francorchamps, Malmedy, and Stavelot. The track was intended to have hosted its inaugural race in August 1921, however this event had to be cancelled as there was only one entrant. The first car race was held at the circuit in 1922, and two years later saw the first running of the now famous 24 Hours of Francorchamps race. The circuit was first used for Grand Prix racing in 1925.Put Circuit de Spa Francorchamps on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Francorchamps vacation generator.
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This company knows its business.Best available cars from Twingo to GT3RS Porsche,GTR and Taxi rides.Simply the best on a truly wonderful circuit in beautiful surroundings.
Enfant, je regardais les courses automobiles sur ce circuit à la TV. J'ai enfin pu y aller dernièrement. Le circuit et le cadre sont splendides. À faire absolument pour les tous les fans de sport auto... read more »As a child, I watched racing on this circuit on TV. I was finally able to go recently. The circuit and the framework are splendid. To do for the fans of Motorsport!show original
The most beautiful track of all time. Great track facilities, excellent food. Forests around the track are amazing! Cant wait for next visit!
One of the best motorsport places on earth. F1 is great and the LMP / GT cars even better value. Facilities are superb, easy access to car parks and reasonably priced drinks / snacks.
One of the most beautiful race tracks on this planet, also for the spectators you can get pretty up close to watch the race. I was here for the 6 hours FIA World Endurance Race, which is a total blast to view here. Last stop prior to the 24hr of Le Mans
One of the world's outstanding roadracing circuits for Formula 1 & WEC sportscar endurance racing.
One of the world most loved circuit. The hight difference in this circuit amazing and creats a astonishing atmosphere. The roads to the circuit are not that great and creats some traffic jam at the bigger race weekends. Can't wait for this years formula 1 weekend!
One of the best, if not the best race track in the world. I have been for a number of F1 races and, even in the pouring rain (which happens a lot) I loved every minute of it!
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