Opened: April 22, 2011
Location: Zandvoort, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Length: 2.689 mi
Real-world record: 1:26.959 - Earl Goddard
SRW virtual record: 1:16.261 - Scuderiafn
Nestling in a field of dunes on the Dutch North Sea coast, Circuit Zandvoort was opened in 1948. Built on communications roads laid by the occupying German forces during the Second World War, it became home to the Dutch Grand Prix between 1948 and 1985, with legendary drivers Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, and Nikki Lauda sharing ten victories on the 2.642-mile, 19-turn circuit. The current, compact 2.7-mile configuration, which was completed in 1999 and renamed Circuit Park Zandvoort, plays host to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters series as well as being the regular home of the Masters of Formula 3 race, which has been won by drivers including David Coulthard and Lewis Hamilton. The first of its 13 corners, a banked hairpin known as the "Tarzanbocht", has survived the track's many modifications to become its signature feature.
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