South Africa


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Kyalami is a four kilometer track located in Gauteng, South Africa featuring long straights and fast sweeping turns. It has been a popular international motorsport venue for over 50 years.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.

Past Events

Intercontinental GT    
February 3-5 2022

Kyalami: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Jeddah Street Circuit (5420 kilometers away).

  1. The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit is a world-famous motor racing venue located near Midrand in Gauteng, South Africa.

  2. The track hosted the Formula One South African Grand Prix from 1967 to 1985 and from 1992 to 1993.

  3. Kyalami is one of only three circuits outside Europe and the US to have held a Formula One Grand Prix.

  4. The circuit has a 4.241 km track length, with 17 turns and several elevation changes.

  5. In 1983, the circuit underwent a major upgrade funded by Mercedes-Benz and BMW providing the two car manufacturers and the South African Grand Prix with a modernized facility and infrastructure.

  6. Kyalami is known for its long main straight, one of the longest in the world, at approximately 1.55 km (1 mile).

  7. The track has played host to several international events, including the 1967 South African Grand Prix, and was later reopened in 2014 with the re-introduction of the South African Touring Car Championship.

  8. In 2016 Kyalami hosted the inaugural round of the South African Formula 4 Championship.

  9. In 2018, the circuit was purchased by Porsche South Africa, who have since made several improvements to the track and infrastructure.

  10. The circuit is currently home to several racing series including the South African GT Series, the V8 Supercars Series, the Radical Masters Series, the South African National Formula Superbike Championship, and the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup.

FIA Grade:  2    Length:  4529 m    Turns:  16

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