A Brief History of the Track itself.

Built in 1963, The track was host to the Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix in the 1970's and 1980's. The first Formula 1 race was in 1973. Except 1974, Zolder held the Belgian Grand Prix through to 1982. This year saw Gilles Villeneuve killed during qualifying, his Ferrari 126C2 collided with the March of Jochen Mass.

After his death, the Belgian Grand Prix was moved to Spa-Francorchamps in 1983, with one final run at Zolder in 1984. Since 1985, the Belgian Grand Prix has permanently moved to Spa.

In 2006, the track underwent changes for safety reasons, hosting a Champ Car World Series Grand Prix in 2007, and a round of the FIA GT Championship. It replaced Zandvoort for the Masters of Formula 3 in 2007 and 2008. the track has also hosted FIA WTCC Races in 2010 and 2011. The WTCC did not appear back in Belgium until in 2014 when it returned to Spa.

The Blancpain Sprint Series and the BRCC national championship are now the dominant users of the track. It is also host to the 24 Hours of Zolder


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How to get there.

Zolder is located in northern Belgium in Limberg province, close to the city of Hasselt. The nearest international airport is actually over the border in the Netherlands at Maastricht (approximately 30 minutes drive to the east). Within Belgium, Brussells airport is around 45 minutes away by car, while Antwerp airport offers flights many international and European destinations and is around 50 minutes to the north-west.

Access by car is straightforward, as the circuit is close to junctions with the E313 Antwerp-Liege motorway (leave at exit '26 BIS' (Industrie Zolder – Lummen / Circuit Zolder) and the E314 Brusells/Leuven to Genk motorway (leave at exit 27 and follow signs to the track). From Maastricht airport, take the E25 motorway to the E314 exit and follow the directions above.

By public transport, the easiest way to reach Zolder is to take the train to Hasselt station, which has links to all major cities in Belgium.



Information Links.

Trains »
Brussels Midi »
Train Hasselt station »
Bus Line 51 from Hasselt station »
Antwerp Airport »
Brussels Airport »
AlphaCab +32 492 97 69 76 »
Axi Taxi Hasselt +32 471 50 05 00 »
Taxi Noir Bvba +32 470 90 91 90 »
Hasselt Taxi Company +32 11 30 10 20 »

Booking.com

NAME ADDRESS CONTACT MAP
Delhaize proxy Bolderberg, Sint-Jobstraat 123, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 46 04 90
Spar Bolderberg, Sint-Jobstraat 190, 3550 Zolder +32 11 45 45 48
Aldi Lummen, Molemstraat 50, 3560 Lummen +
Lidl Meylandtlaan 171, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 800 73 520
Okay Meylandtlaan 112, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 52 24 60

NAME ADDRESS CONTACT MAIL
Renault Kwanten Guido Gezellelaan 100, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 42 47 10 info@renaultkwanten.be
Opel Geurts Opel Geurts Brugstraat 24, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 45 80 90
Ford Bosmans Brugstraat 79, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 42 22 67 yves@garagebosmans.be
Autobanden Erwin (tyrecenter) Koolmijnlaan 43, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 57 16 56 info@bandenerwin.be

NAME ADDRESS CONTACT MAP
Esso Westlaan 278, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 2 556 04 37
Total Sint-Jobstraat 123, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 32 27 25
Q8 Beringersteenweg 98, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 22 69 01
Texaco Meylandtlaan 137, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 53 72 29
Dats 24 Meylandtlaan 116, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 2 363 51 52

NAME ADDRESS CONTACT MAP
otobar cafe taverne Terlaemen 10, 3550 Heusden Zolder (Inside Track) +32 498 26 26 36
Name Terlaemen 4, 3550 Heusden Zolder (Inside Track) +32 484 14 60 50
RoadHouse Classics Sterrenwacht 153, 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 471 54 39 73
Hotel brasserie De Savarin Sint-Jobstraat 77 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 25 23 50
Hotel De Pits Sterrenwacht 143 3550 Zolder +32 11 85 82 82
brasserie afrit 26 Lindekensveld 33, 3560 Lummen +32 13 53 26 01

NAME ADDRESS CONTACT MAP
Hotel afrit 28 Vogelsancklaan 2 BE - 3550 Heusden - Zolder +32 11 53 81 41
Hotel brasserie De Savarin Sint-Jobstraat 77 3550 Heusden-Zolder +32 11 25 23 50
het zummerheem (bandb) Schuurstraat 5 B-3511 Stokrooi (Hasselt) +32 475 76 16 28
Hotel De Pits Sterrenwacht 143 3550 Zolder +32 11 85 82 82