Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours is a permanent racing circuit located in the heart of France's Burgundy region. Featuring an extremely fast track, the circuit has tested the skills of the world's best racing drivers since the 1970s.
Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.
Nearest track of a similar category is Circuit de la Sarthe (249 kilometers away).
The Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, located in Magny-Cours, France, is the home of the French Grand Prix.
The track is made up of nearly 12km of tarmac and is the longest operational race track in France.
It was built in 1991 and has hosted the French Grand Prix since 1992.
The track has two alternate layouts, GP and Bugatti, both of which have been used in racing, testing and events like the RallyCross World Series.
The track is one of the few circuits still built primarily on natural terrain, giving the track a unique feel.
It is a very technical circuit with long straights, tight hairpins, and sweeping curves.
Several world champions have raced at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, such as Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso.
The track is one of the few to have hosted both NASCAR and Formula 1 events.
The track has an FIA Grade 1 license, the highest licence grade for race tracks.
The Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours is a popular and versatile venue, used for testing and events other than motor racing. It has also been used for filming race scenes for movies such as Ronin and Rush.