There will be 71 laps of the 4.3 km track with a race distance of 307 km
Formula One back in Austria
June 21 2015 Race Day !
Finally after an absence of 10 years Formula One is back in Austria - Racing June .22 .2014 . The F- 1 Race is back at the same track at Spielberg - next to the town of Zeltweg in the Austrian province of Steiermark.
The track - Red Bull Ring has had upgrades and should prove to be a great race. There are 42 monitors and 26 cameras along the track.
A new VIP section - lounge, and will accommodate 500 journalists
Formula- One is back in Austria due to the efforts and investments of the well–known entrepreneur and owner of Red Bull - Dietrich Mateschnitz.
It is said that over 200 Million Euro was invested in the track - complex and infrastructure of the area including many restaurants and hotels.
Set on the side of a mountain - the Austrian Grand Prix / Grosser Pries von Oesterreich has always been a great race and is sure to be this year as well.
Speilberg is next to the city of Knittelfeld and just 28 km West
of St. Michael's in Ober-Steiermark and the A- 9 Autobahn.
1 hr drive from Graz and 2 hrs from Vienna, 2.5 hrs from Salzburg.
This is where the big Austria Air show - Air Power is also held.
Weather forecast for Sundays race - mostly Sunny with the temperature reaching 25 c.