July offers the entire sports portfolio on four and two wheels. With thrilling racing action at the 6-hour race of the Nürburgring Endurance Series, plenty of horsepower under the hood at the Int. ADAC Truck Grand Prix and the ADAC GT Masters, and strong calves at Rad am Ring. On the Grand Prix circuit and on the Nordschleife, visitors will have plenty to look forward to. And those who prefer to drive themselves can do so as well: with their own vehicle or by bike. All events are available at: nuerburgring.de/events
A brief portrait of the highlights:
ROWE 6h ADAC Ruhr Cup Race | July 8The 6-hour race of the Nürburgring Endurance Series is one of the absolute highlights of the season alongside the 12h Nürburgring, which takes place in September. After the morning qualifying session, motorsport at your fingertips is once again on the schedule for the fans. At the Pitwalk and Gridwalk, visitors can get up close and personal with the drivers and vehicles. And the official Nürburgring mascot "Legend" will again be on hand for selfies. At 12 noon, the race will start with a colorful field of starters - from full-blown GT3 bolides to near-series racing cars. At 6 p.m. the chequered flag will fall. Tickets are available for 20 euros (children up to 14 years free of charge) online and at the box office. The tickets give access to the open grandstands on the Grand Prix circuit, the exclusive spectator areas Brünnchen and Pflanzgarten as well as the paddock, the pit lane, the starting grid, and the race track.
Int. ADAC Truck Grand Prix & ADAC GT Masters | July 13 - 16The Int. ADAC Truck Grand Prix promises to be a festival for the whole family once again this year - centered around the themes of motorsport, entertainment, sustainability and innovation. At the center of the sporting action are the heats of the Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship, where Europe's best truck racers compete against each other. Another prominent guest appearance will see two motorsport worlds meet this year: for the first time since 2012, the popular ADAC GT Masters racing series will make a pit stop at the Truck Grand Prix. The supercars from manufacturers such as Lamborghini, Mercedes-AMG, Porsche or McLaren, 550 hp strong and capable of 250 km/h at the Nürburgring, will meet race trucks with 1,000 hp and a top speed limit of 160 km/h.
During the entire race weekend, visitors can look forward to a varied supporting program: from trucker parade to fan village and trucker camp to Kinderland, where in addition to duck rodeo and bouncy castles, there will also be a traffic event for children for the first time this year. This year, the Müllenbachschleife will once again be the scene of a musical extravaganza, where, for the first time, there will be party music in addition to country music, as requested by many in the truck community. In addition, the ADAC Mittelrhein, together with the Nürburgring, is organizing the Truck Grand Prix Job Expo for the second time, which brings together people interested in a career with future employers. This will take place from Friday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day in the ring°boulevard. Admission is free of charge. Tickets for the Int. ADAC Truck Grand Prix are available at nuerburgring.de. Children up to 12 years of age are admitted free of charge for almost all ticket categories.
Rad am Ring | July 21 - 23A bike race with a long tradition at the Nürburgring. After the premiere in 2003, Rad am Ring celebrates its 20th anniversary this year - and is on course for a record number of participants. Almost 6,000 cyclists will take part in the 24-hour race through the Green Hell alone. More than ever before. In addition to the highlight, there are various disciplines and races. On Friday evening the 22km time trial starts at 8pm. On Saturday the whole program variety of Rad am Ring is waiting. Dextro Energy Kids Race, touring Nordschleife including e-bike, Everyman races over 25, 75 and 150 kilometers, the German Cycling Cup and, of course, the big start of the 24h bike race and the 24h MTB race. On Sunday, in addition to sportive touring races, there will also be a race of the German Cycling League. The heart of the cycling festival at the Nürburgring is a comprehensive expo in the paddock, where companies from the urban, tourist as well as sporty bike sector present their products. Well-known exhibitors will present their product highlights to visitors and participants and offer many a bargain. Spectators have free access to the paddock and the open grandstands.
Tourist rides, bike & run meeting, trackwalk | various datesIn July, the Nürburgring and its race tracks will once again be the place to go for anyone who wants to experience the history-steeped asphalt for themselves. On July 10 and 26, the Grand Prix track and the Nordschleife will be open for the Rad & Lauftreff. It always starts at 7 pm. Tickets are available online starting at 5 euros. Children and young people up to and including the age of 17 pay no entry fees, but may only take part if accompanied by a paying adult.
On almost every day, Nürburgring fans can drive the track with their own car or motorcycle. In total, the legendary Nordschleife opens on 27 dates in July for the popular tourist drives. Sometimes in the evening hours, sometimes all day. From €30, visitors can take the myth of the Green Hell under their own wheels. Those who would like to have the ideal line of the Nordschleife explained to them by a professional racing driver can take part in the Trackwalk Nordschleife on July 14. Adults can experience the one-hour tour through the Green Hell for €29.90, while children between the ages of 6 and 12 pay €14.90.
Opening times and dates are available at www.nuerburgring.de.
All information and summer activities can be found in the family guide: www.we-make-your-heart-race.de