Welcome race fans! Getting to the F1 Austrian Grand Prix at Spielberg

The Formula 1 BWT Großer Preis von Österreich 2021 from 2 to 4 July will see fans from across the world in full voice again at the Red Bull Ring! There are numerous options for making a pleasant journey here – with public transport recommended, if possible. Bus and train connections offer appealing alternatives to taking your own car.

All the information on arrival as well as tickets for the top series of motorsport at Spielberg can be found on our website.

Side events on the racing circuit and in the air as well as music acts, fan challenges and a vehicle exhibition in the F1 Fan Zone guarantee a whole load of fun around the top class motorsport.

Key info on journeying here at-a-glance:

1. All roads lead to Spielberg!

On the second Formula 1 weekend of 2021, access roads to the Red Bull Ring and most of the main traffic routes in Austria are not expected to experience any problems. Planing your route carefully in advance can save a lot of time, however. The Ö3 traffic service and others will keep you up to date on the latest traffic situation.

 

The following routes are recommended for arrival

• Vienna / East Austria: S6 – St. Michael interchange – S36
• Graz / South Styria A9 – Gleinalm tunnel – St. Michael interchange – S36
• Salzburg: A10 – B96 – St. Michael im Lungau – Tamsweg – Murau – Judenburg
• Upper Austria: A9 – Bosruck tunnel – St. Michael interchange – S36
• Carinthia: B317 – Neumarkter Sattel – Judenburg – S36 or B78 – Weißkirchen in der Steiermark (follow local signs)
• Schladming / Selzthal region: B320 – Liezen – B113 – Trieben (not A9) – B114 – Triebener Tauern – Pöls – via Judenburg to the Red Bull Ring (follow local signs)

Use the official Spielberg App to plan your journey. It‘s quick, easy and informative. You can use the free app to calculate your route. The Red Bull Ring also has some more exciting things to offer than a journey planner. In the pit radio section you will be kept informed about the latest traffic news over the entire race weekend via Ö3. You can find further information on the Spielberg App here!

2. An early journey is advised – follow the traffic management system to reach the car parks

A traffic management system with signs along the arrival routes will make your journey to the car park easier. Depending on the colour of their Formula 1 ticket, fans will be directed by LED signs from the motorway to the car parks, which are located within walking distance of the circuit. Should the latest traffic situation make these approach roads unusable, visitors must follow the instructions provided. Visitors should note their car park number to be on the safe side. You can find detailed information on journeys here!

3. Fans are all set up with a ticket, test and proof

Every time the event complex is entered for the first time each day, a visitor must show they are either vaccinated, have tested negatively or recovered from Covid-19. It is strongly recommended to travel with a valid test result and proof of this or with a Green Pass in order to avoid waiting at the circuit. Proof is only accepted in German and English.

Testing facilities are available at car parks for a fee. (Antigen test 33 Euro / PCR test 99 Euro) – advance bookings are possible on www.test-strasse.at

4. Camping for real F1 fans

Several campsites are located just a few minutes‘ walk from the Red Bull Ring. Formula 1 fans will always be in the middle of the action there, just a few steps away from the racing circuit. Those who want to arrive on Wednesday or Thursday will have a very easy journey and check-in.

In order to divide arrivals as efficiently as possible, campers will be led on Thursday from the S36 Murtal highway by LED signs.

Ideal exits for campsites:

  • Pink, Green, Purple, Yellow and Orange: Knittelfeld West
  • Blue and Red: Zeltweg West

Campers can access the campsites on the whole day on Wednesday and Thursday. Higher traffic volumes are expected on Friday and Saturday, and arrival is strongly recommended before 9:00 CET. Campers can depart until 20:00 CET on Sunday. Further information on reservations and campsite rules can be found here.

5. On your bike – park & bike

‘On your bike‘ is the motto again in 2021 at the Formula 1 BWT Großer Preis von Österreich for fans from the region or those who want the enjoy the splendid nature on the final kilometres to the racing circuit.

Anyone who wants to swap the car for a saddle can avoid waiting times and use two park & bike car parks in the vicinity of the Red Bull Ring:

  • Großlobming (7.3 km away, near Schlossweg 19, 8734 Großlobming)
  • Weißkirchen (9.7 km away, B77, Judenburgerstraße 32, 8741 Weißkirchen)

Cycle routes from the Park & Bike car parks to the racing circuit are all signposted. A bike park is located near the Red Bull Ring on the L503 Spielbergerstraße.

A detailed map of cycle routes and park & bike car parks can be found here!

There will be no spectator restrictions next weekend at the Formula 1 BWT Großer Preis von Österreich 2021 (2 to 4 July). Anyone who still wants to get tickets for the 2021 F1 Austrian Grand Prix should act fast here.

All the information on travelling to Spielberg can be found here with the admission rules in the FAQ area of the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix.

We hope you have a safe journey!

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