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F1 Morning News: Key information for Thursday

We will be constantly updating fans with the most important information about each day of the race weekend.

The ‘Holiday Grand Prix 2024’ is about to get underway. Everyone at Spielberg is ready. How about you? If you fall into the ‘spontaneous’ category and still need to purchase your ticket for the Austrian GP, our box offices are open from 12:00 onwards. The main box office can be found in front of the entrance to the Red Bull Ring, and there is a second box office located at the F1 Fan Zone entrance at the western end of the circuit. Please note that day tickets are obtainable from the box office subject to availability.

Box office opening hours: 12:00 – 18:00

You will find answers to all your questions about tickets here

How to ensure a smooth journey to Formula 1

Fans arriving today by car or motorbike are almost guaranteed to enjoy a relaxed journey. Motorists can leave their vehicle in car park P4 from 12:00 to 20:00. Motorcyclists should head for the central motorbike car park, where they can secure their belongings in one of our biker lockers for a fee of €15.00. Fans arriving from Friday onwards should – if possible – travel by bus, train or bicycle.

You can access the campsite all day on Thursday. By following the LED signs on the S36 Murtal motorway, you should have a relatively smooth journey.

All roads lead to Spielberg

F1 Fan Zone & Steiermark Village open to the public

The Fan Zones officially open at 12:00. Access is free of charge to all ticket holders. In the F1 Fan Zone directly behind the Niki Lauda Curve (Turn 1), the exceptionally talented 25-year-old, Fabian Mayr (better known as DJ Feybl), will be ramping up the atmosphere. Meanwhile, in the Steiermark Village (behind the main grandstand), Kraftspender, Steiraherz and Vollgas Kompanie will be entertaining the crowds with a more folksy style of music.

You can indulge in culinary delights at the numerous catering stands. All food outlets also offer vegan dishes. The drinks cups dispensed at the Red Bull Ring site are part of an extensive deposit and reusable cup system.

You can find all the information about the scheme here.

Please note that only cashless payment is possible in many places on the Red Bull Ring site. All major credit and debit cards are accepted, as well as Cashless Card. Do you have any questions about Cashless Card? Then find out more here.

Opening hours F1 Fan Zone and Steiermark Village: 12:00 – 20:00

Programme F1 Fan Zone & Steiermark Village

Pit Lane Walk

The Pit Lane Walk is an unforgettable motorsport experience. For fans who have had the foresight to secure a Pit Lane Walk ticket in advance, admission is from 13:30 at the main grandstand (sectors K-A). Please listen out for announcements over the loudspeaker.

Key information at-a-glance:

  • Only holders of a valid weekend ticket are eligible to take part
  • Admission is from 13:30. Fans can tour the pit lane between 15:20 and 17:40. Please take note of loudspeaker announcements.
  • There is a strict smoking ban in the pit lane.

In the early evening, you will have the opportunity to mingle with the up-and-coming talents of formula racing at Meet the Drivers F2* in the F1 Fan Zone. You should definitely watch the F2 sessions this race weekend. The more knowledgeable F1 fans will be aware of the current rumours about the future of Andrea Kimi Antonelli who is set to take over from Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes in 2025.

* accompanied by sign language interpreter

F1 Fan Zone & Steiermark Village: Experiences off the race track
Map Pit Lane Walk

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