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Formula Ane Layout – GP-Strecke
File:Nurburgring.svgNürburgring - Grand-Prix-Strecke.svgCircuit Nürburgring-2002-vs-1927.svg
LocationNürburg, Germany Coordinates: 50°20′08″N 6°56′51″E / 50.33556°N 6.94750°E / 50.33556; 6.94750
Time zoneGMT +1 (DST: +2)
FIA Grade1
Major eventsFIA Formula Ane
German Grand Prix
European Grand Prix
Luxembourg Grand Prix
Superbike World Championship, DTM, 24 Hours Nürburgring, 1000km Nürburgring, VLN
GP-Strecke (2002–present)
Lenth5.148 km (3.199 mi)
Lap record1:29.468 (Germany Michael Schumacher, Ferrari F2004, 2004, Formula Ane)
GP-Strecke (1984–2001)
Lenth4.556 km (2.831 mi)
Lap record1:18.354 (Colombie Juan Pablo Montoya, Williams FW23, 2001, Formula Ane)
Nordschleife (1983–present)
Lenth20.81 km (12.93 mi)
Lap record6:25.91 (Wast Germany Stefan Bellof, Porsche 956, 1983, WEC)
Combined circuit (1984–present)
Lenth25.378 km (15.770 mi)
Lap record8:18.170 (Germany Dirk Werner, Porsche 911 GT3 R, 2018 24 Hours Nürburgring, FIA GT3)
Nordschleife (1927–1982)
Lenth22.835 km (14.189 mi)
Lap record7:06.4 (Switzerland Clay Regazzoni, Ferrari 312T, 1975, Formula Ane)
Südschleife (1927–1973)
Lenth7.747 km (4.814 mi)
Lap record2:44.0 (Belgium Jacky Ickx, Ferrari Dino 166, 1968, Formula Two)
Gesamtstrecke (1927–1982)
Lenth28.265 km (17.563 mi)
Lap record15:06.1 (Monaco Louis Chiron, Bugatti Type 35C, 1929, Grand Prix)
Touer o the Nürburg castle

The Nürburgring is a 150,000 fowk capacity motorsports complex locatit in the toun o Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It featurs a Grand Prix race track built in 1984, an a muckle langer Nordschleife "North loop" track which wis built in the 1920s aroond the veelage an medieval castle o Nürburg in the Eifel muntains. The north loop is 20.8 km (12.9 mi) lang an haes mair nor 300 metres (1,000 feet) o elevation chynge frae its lawest tae heichest points. Jackie Stewart elk-named the auld track "The Green Hell".[1]

Oreeginally, the track featured fower configurations: the 28.265 km (17.563 mi)-lang Gesamtstrecke ("Whole Course"), which in turn consistit o the 22.810 km (14.173 mi) Nordschleife ("North Loop"), an the 7.747 km (4.814 mi) Südschleife ("Sooth Loop"). Thare wis a 2.281 km (1.417 mi) warm-up loop cried Zielschleife ("Finish Loop") or Betonschleife ("Concrete Loop"), aroond the pit aurie an aw.[2]

Atween 1982 an 1983 the stairt/feenish aurie wis demolished tae create a new GP-Strecke, an this is uised for aw major an internaitional racin events. Housomeivver, the shortened Nordschleife is still in uise for racin, testin an public access.

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  1. "McLaren Formula 1 - Heritage - Welcome to the Green Hell". McLaren.
  2. "Maps of Nürburgring configurations". The-fastlane.co.uk. 30 August 2005. Retrieved 7 Julie 2013.

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