Zeltweg

Although Zeltweg held Austria’s first World Championship Grand Prix in 1964, the event proved unpopular and was not repeated there.

Country
Austria
Location
Zeltweg, Styria
Co-ordinates
47.202697, 14.743586
Latest Race
First Race

Although Zeltweg held Austria’s first World Championship Grand Prix in 1964, the event proved unpopular and was not repeated there. The course was a dull, bumpy temporary circuit on an army airfield, with a concrete surface that caused a high rate of attrition. Lorenzo Bandini survived to record his only victory. The Austrian GP switched to sports cars before the new Osterreichring was built to replace Zeltweg in 1969.

Circuit

1958 - 1969

Type

Temporary road course

Length

1.988 (Miles)

Fastest Race Lap

Jo Siffert (Porsche 908/8), 1m04.82, 110.412 mph, Sports Cars, 1968

Fastest Qualifying Lap

Jo Siffert (Porsche 908/8), 1m04.86, 110.343 mph, Sports Cars, 1968

Latest Races

3,170

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15,612

Results

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16,088

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9,351

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