Introducing circuits of the 2023 season – Hungaroring

Introducing circuits of the 2023 season – Hungaroring

10. 1. 2023 0 News

Due to the Oschersleben circuit addition to the calendar as the first round of the TCR Eastern Europe, Hungaroring will held second round of the 2023 year. April date remains, specifically on the 29.–30. 4.

The former head of Formula 1, Bernie Ecclestone, is behind the development of the Hungaroring. His visit of the place in 1983 started the accelerated circuit development. The actual construction began on October 1, 1985, and in March the following year the first race was held on the track and in August the Hungarians welcomed Formula 1. Nelson Piquet won the then Hungarian Grand Prix with Williams.

The race had a huge audience interest and for fans from the iron curtain, the race became a unique opportunity to see the world stars of international motorsport. Hungary has hosted F1 continuously since 1986 and the circuit itself has been modernized over the years to retain its Formula 1 license.

The original length of the track was 4014 meters, however, by interfering with its profile, in order to improve the conditions for overtaking, the current length is 4318 meters. The circuit has 14 turns. The capacity of spectators is 70,000.

In last year´s TCR Eastern Europe weekend at Hungaroring celebrated victory Jáchym Galáš and later champion Bartosz Groszek.