Facts & numbers

Styria is home to one of the most modern race tracks in the world. The MotoGP World Championship has been held here again since 2016. The Red Bull Ring is characterized by a combination of fast straights and demanding corners.

Embedded in the natural scenery, the course has significant differences in altitude. The riders expect inclines up to 12 percent and declines up to 9.3 percent. There is an altitude difference of 65 meters between the highest and lowest points on the track.

The MotoGP track in detail:

  • Number of laps: 28
  • Total distance: 121.74 km
  • Lap record: 1:29,840 min. Francesco Bagnaia (2023, layout with chicane); 1:23,827 min. Andrea Dovizioso (2019, layout without chicane)
  • First Grand Prix: 1966
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General information
The Red Bull Ring returned to the MotoGP calendar in 2016. At that time, the Red Bull Ring replaced Philip Island as the fastest race track. That changed in 2022 with the new layout.
MotoGP drivers go trough turn 1
T1 – Niki Lauda Turn
Turn 1 is where the most action can be seen, especially at the start of the race – to the delight of MotoGP fans on site.
T2 – Münzer Chicane
For safety reasons, a right-left chicane was installed between T1 and T3. The layout still consists 10 turns (7 right and 3 left corners).
Before the chicane was in place, the T3 was braked by the MotoGP pilots at almost 300 km/h in an inclined position.
MotoGP driver goes trough turn 4
T4 – Rauch Turn
The curve slopes outwards and demands everything from the riders.
This corner isn’t really tricky. It’s all about preparing for the upcoming double links turns.
KTM-Fans während der motoGP
After Turn 6 the tracks leads down. The best view is from the KTM grandstand.
A Fan watching the MotoGP race in turn 7
T7 – Graz Turn
In turn 7 the drivers first go into a dip and then uphill again.
KTM pilot on the Red Bull Ring
It’s important to get the ideal line correctly in order to get through the last two corners perfectly.
Fans watching the MotoGP race in turn 9
T9 – Jochen Rindt Turn
The The Red Bull Ring stands for “Last Corner Battles”. Whoever comes ideally from turn 9 has good cards.
The Grand Prix is ​​traditionally decided in the last corner of the last lap. It’s usually clear at the finish line who gets to celebrate.