2017 December 11

All set for the 2018 motorsport summer in Austria

The Red Bull Ring calendar for 2018 is set and in Spielberg’s eighth year along with the highlights from the world’s biggest series, Formula 1 and MotoGP, numerous top international events are taking place. After seven successful seasons among the undoubted highlights of 2017 were the MotoGP weekend with a total of over 200,000 visitors and Formula 1 with 145,000 fans, along with the DTM event – which attracted over 35,000 spectators.

With motorsport treats such as the ADAC GT Masters, European Le Mans Series, DTM and Histo Cup the Austrian racing circuit has consolidated its position as a major international motorsports location. The summer season will start on 7-8 April, with the traditional Josefimarkt fair – with free entry, of course.

Supercar league.
The first top-class international racing series to visit the Red Bull Ring in 2018 will be the league of supercars, the ADAC GT Masters, from 8 to 10 June. Real racing fans will be delighted with dream cars and a number of local drivers competing as well as a family-friendly motor racing experience that allows you to see behind the scenes of professional motorsport with the open paddock, pit lane walks and autograph sessions. Further info and tickets: www.adac-gt-masters.de

Großer Preis von Österreich 2018.
The Formula 1 Großer Preis von Österreich 2018 will be the ninth race of the season from 29 June to 1 July. A big motorsport enthusiast can enjoy the entire 2018 Formula 1 weekend in Spielberg together with a young fan (Children up to the age of 14 can see the Austrian Grand Prix for free if accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket) from as little as 95 Euro (for a standing ticket)! The Friendly Motorsport Festival is sure to live up to its billing again with a comprehensive side programme bringing the sport up close with the likes of the Public Pit Lane Walk and autograph sessions with the drivers and team bosses. Further info and tickets: www.projekt-spielberg.com/f1tickets

Free endurance racing.
In the third race of the summer, the Four Hours of the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg is to mark the halfway stage of the 2018 European Le Mans Series from 20 to 22 July. All the information on the ELMS can be found on the www.europeanlemansseries.com.

MotoGP’s heroes on two wheels up close!
Fans only have eight more months to wait to celebrate the MotoGP from 10 to 12 August in Spielberg. Superstars such as the reigning four-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez (ESP), Andrea Dovizioso (ITA), Maverick Vinales (ESP) and Dani Pedrosa (ESP) are to delight tens of thousands of motor racing fans. Greatest two-wheel hero alive: Valentino Rossi will spread excitement across Austria again - with a stand already reserved at the Red Bull Ring just for his many fans. Austrians will be also able to cheer on the native Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team at their second home MotoGP race! Anyone who doesn’t want to miss out on the biggest sporting event in Austria and motorsport highlight of the year can find all the information and tickets on www.projekt-spielberg.com/motogp/tickets.

German touring cars race in Austria.
The biggest touring car racing series in the world has been a loyal guest of the Austrian racing track right from the start and from 21 to 23 September the DTM cars will be roaring again around Spielberg for an eight time. Drama is guaranteed, with nearly the entire field battling to win, including Austrian Mercedes driver Lucas Auer in his home race. All the DTM info and tickets can be found on www.dtm.com.

Cult motorsport status.
From 12 to 14 October the drivers of the Histo Cup will relive the feeling of bygone days at Spielberg with their final race of their series in Austria. www.histo-cup.at

2018 season pass for a perfect motorsport summer.
The Season Pass 2018 is offering a full serving of motorsport in 2018 for diehard fans, includes all the top events and is available in two versions – Premium for a seat in the stands with a parking spot and all the advantages of the side programmes included, as well as Standard for the standing areas – plus a free choice of seats at events when the standing areas are closed.

RED BULL RING – TOP EVENTS 2018:

1) 07.-08.04. Josefimarkt
2) 08.-10.06. ADAC GT Masters
3) 29.06.-01.07. Formula 1 Großer Preis von Österreich
4) 20.-22.07. European Le Mans Series
5) 10.-12.08. MotoGP - Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich
6) 21.-23.09. DTM
7) 12.-14.10. Histo Cup - Bosch Race Spielberg

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