The beautiful Styria region is the setting for the thrilling 2019 MotoGP Austria, where the Red Bull Ring is sure to see some incredible Grand Prix action.
The circuit was originally built in 1969 and has through the years undergone several refurbishments to become the epicentre of Austrian motorsport.
The track’s trademark feature is the ‘Bull of Spielberg’ which has its name from a local town in the Styria region. Interestingly, American film director Steven Spielberg inherited his last name from his 17th-century ancestors who lived there. The track is a total of 4.3 kilometres with the longest straight measuring 626 metres, ensuring sizzling action from the world’s top international riders.
If you are excited to explore more of Styria’s lush, mountainous countryside, then your time at the 2018 Austrian MotoGP is sure to be a delight for the traveller at heart.
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The Red Bull Ring is located in a rural area, so it’s not as easy to get to the track as some other races but its become a very popular race due to the beautiful surroundings. The transport system is however excellent. Bus transport systems operates services to the Red Bull Ring on Grand Prix weekend from all over Austria - So you will be equipped for the most awesome time.
The lush province of Styria is often called the ‘Green Heart’ of Austria due to its beautiful Provencal landscape. Huge forests with centuries-old trees, vast vineyards and alpine valleys characterise the region, which is also home to the city of Spielberg - a hub of restaurants, cafes and bistros. You can sample locally-produced wines and beers, as well as some of Austria’s local delicacies, all while planning your next activity. The Murtal countryside is widely known for its excellent hiking trails, lakeside cycling, watersports and wine country, and in fact has been referred to as the 'Styrian Tuscany.' The longest bike path in Styria is the River Mur Cycling Trail which offers spectacular scenery all the way through to autumn. About an hour’s drive from Spielberg is the university town of Graz, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is filled with interesting galleries, museums and Baroque architecture.