Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA

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Previously known as A1 Ring, the GP Austria – Red Bull Ring Circuit gives fresh experience to MotoGP driver since the track route has been shortened. Lots of straight line followed by slow-taking turn is the trademark of the circuit. Aside from that, the circuit located in mountains gives the audience unique experience when watching the race.

The tracks and how does it look like

Because it is located in mountains, the terrain level of this circuit is quite vary compared to other circuits. The different height of the track provides tricky downforce adjustment since the wind may have different effect in different height. It has 10 turns with two medium straight line on finish line and after the turn 1. The length of the track is 4.318 km with 65 meters of altitude difference. For MotoGP class, the circuit has 28 laps with a total distance of 120.9km or 75 miles. The lower classes have total distances of 108.0 km and 99.3km or 67.0 and 61.6 miles (Moto2 and Moto3, respectively). Currently, the fastest lap time of the track is held by the Frenchmen Johan Zarco. The world record time was mad in 2017 season in 1 minute and 24.312 seconds. The average top speed in MotoGP class on the circuit is 182.6 km/h speed with 316.5 km/h for the top speed.  With that being said, the circuit is overall short but full of tight and slow turn alongside the different altitude that give the rider unique challenge in completing each lap. In 2018 season, the race will be held on 12th of August at 2.00 pm local time.

How can you access the place?

Located in Spielburg, the Styrian region of Austria, the Red Bull Ring is built in a mountainous area which gives you beautiful landscape as MotoGP audience. The access to the circuit is not as hard as you may think. Vienna is the closest place that has international airport which is 2 hours to travel by car from the circuit. It is approximately 200 km away from the circuit and the airport has all sort of flights. The closer alternative is smaller airport located in Graz, around 85 km from the Red Bull Ring. The airport has limited flights from neighboring region like Stuttgart, Zurich, Dusseldorf, Vienna, Berlin, Munich, etc. The Graz airport also gives you alternative to travel to the Central Europe. There is also another small airport, Klagenfurt Airport (KLU), 100 km away from the circuit. This airport usually takes discount carrier flights to Hamburg, Berlin, and Cologne with Eurowings and Germanwings are the dominant airlines. There is an exclusive airport for private planes, the Zeltweg, located precisely beside the track.

If you want to go to the Red Bull Ring Circuit by driving your car from capital city, Vienna, you can take A2 to Graz. Then you take S6 to Bruck/ Mur/ Semmering/ Neunkirchen West. After that, you should take S36 to Klagenfurt/ Knittelfeld/ Judenburg after passing St. Michael Junction. Go for an exit in Zeltweg Ost/ Spielberg then take the first left as well as another left to L503. Go for 2km and take right turn to the exit of the road towards the GP Austria – Red Bull Ring Circuit.


List of hotels and motel nearby Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA

1. JUFA Hotel Seckau

(6.14 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Seckau 2, Seckau

Stop at JUFA Seckau to discover the wonders of Seckau. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the JUFA Seckau. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. In some of the rooms, guests can find wake-up service, desk, television, satellite/cable TV, shower. The hotel's peaceful atmosphere extends to its recreational facilities which include sauna, children's playground, billiards, table tennis, horse riding. Friendly staff, great facilities and close proximity to all that Seckau has to offer are three great reasons you should stay at JUFA Seckau.

2. Ferienpark Gaal

(7.6 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Schattenberg 53, Gaal

Set in a prime location of Gaal, Ferienpark Gaal puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Ferienpark Gaal. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. Access to the hotel's sauna, skiing, children's playground, garden will further enhance your satisfying stay. Discover all Gaal has to offer by making Ferienpark Gaal your base.

3. Erlebnisgasthof Moasterhaus

(19.53 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Salzstiegl 241b, Hirschegg (Styria)

Located in Hirschegg, Erlebnisgasthof Moasterhaus is a perfect starting point from which to explore Hirschegg (Styria). Offering a variety of facilities and services, the hotel provides all you need for a good night's sleep. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, luggage storage, car park, family room, vending machine are there for guest's enjoyment. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. In some of the rooms, guests can find heating, desk, television, television LCD/plasma screen, shower. Take a break from a long day and make use of sauna, skiing, children's playground, billiards, table tennis. For reliable service and professional staff, Erlebnisgasthof Moasterhaus caters to your needs.

4. JUFA Hotel Maria Lankowitz

(29.18 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Am See 2, Maria Lankowitz

JUFA Maria Lankowitz is conveniently located in the popular Maria Lankowitz area. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. Facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, family room, restaurant, newspapers are just some of the facilities on offer. Designed for comfort, selected guestrooms offer heating, desk, television, satellite/cable TV, in room safe to ensure a restful night. Recuperate from a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of your room or take advantage of the hotel's recreational facilities, including sauna, golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool, diving, fishing. For reliable service and professional staff, JUFA Maria Lankowitz caters to your needs.

5. Gasthof Knappenwirt

(30.6 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Hoferdorf 113, Mariahof

Gasthof Knappenwirt is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Mariahof. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Car park, meeting facilities, family room, restaurant, newspapers are just some of the facilities on offer. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. In some of the rooms, guests can find heating, desk, balcony/terrace, fan, television. Recuperate from a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of your room or take advantage of the hotel's recreational facilities, including golf course (within 3 km), skiing, children's playground, tennis courts, table tennis. Gasthof Knappenwirt combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance to make your stay in Mariahof unforgettable.

6. Falkensteiner Hotel & Asia Spa Leoben

(31.08 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: In der Au 1-3, Leoben

Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Leoben, Falkensteiner Hotel & Asia Spa Leoben promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage, car park are just some of the facilities on offer. Some of the well-appointed guestrooms feature air conditioning, desk, mini bar, balcony/terrace, telephone. Entertain the hotel's recreational facilities, including hot tub, sauna, outdoor pool, indoor pool, spa. No matter what your reasons are for visiting Leoben, Falkensteiner Hotel & Asia Spa Leoben will make you feel instantly at home.

7. Feriendorf Hohentauern by Alps Residence

(31.95 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Hohentauern 144, Hohentauern

Stop at Feriendorf Hohentauern to discover the wonders of Hohentauern. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Feriendorf Hohentauern. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like heating, balcony/terrace, satellite/cable TV, kitchenette, refrigerator. Enjoy the hotel's recreational facilities, including skiing, children's playground, before retiring to your room for a well-deserved rest. No matter what your reasons are for visiting Hohentauern, Feriendorf Hohentauern will make you feel instantly at home.

8. JUFA Hotel Eisenerz

(33.22 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Ramsau 1, Eisenerz

Stop at JUFA Eisenerz to discover the wonders of Eisenerz. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Take advantage of the hotel's facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, meeting facilities, family room, BBQ facilities. Heating, desk, television, satellite/cable TV, shower can be found in selected guestrooms. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Discover all Eisenerz has to offer by making JUFA Eisenerz your base.

9. Eisenerzer Hof

(36.94 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Hieflauer Straße 17, Eisenerz

The 3-star Eisenerzer Hof offers comfort and convenience whether you're on business or holiday in Eisenerz. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Eisenerzer Hof. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like heating, telephone, television, toiletries, shower. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at Eisenerzer Hof.

10. Lambrechterhof - Das Naturparkhotel

(38.97 km from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg AUSTRIA)
Address: Hauptstraße 38-40, Sankt Lambrecht

Stop at Lambrechterhof - Das Naturparkhotel to discover the wonders of Sankt Lambrecht. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, room service, meeting facilities are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. In some of the rooms, guests can find wake-up service, desk, mini bar, balcony/terrace, telephone. To enhance guests' stay, the hotel offers recreational facilities such as fitness center, sauna, golf course (within 3 km), indoor pool, skiing. Lambrechterhof - Das Naturparkhotel is an excellent choice from which to explore Sankt Lambrecht or to simply relax and rejuvenate.

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