The new Nürburgring was completed in 1984, literally in the shadow of the 14-mile old circuit, the ‘Nordschleife’. In 2002 the track was changed, by replacing the former Castrol Chicane at the end of the start/finish straight by a sharp right-hander in order to create an overtaking opportunity. Also, a slow omega-shaped section was inserted, on the site of the former kart track. This extended the GP track from 4500m to 5200m.
Circuit website: www.nuerburgring.de