From the very beginning, the 1000 kilometer race has been part of the newly born Sports Car World Championship. The ADAC, as the organizer, applies to the FIA, the automobile world association, for an endurance race in Germany.Read more
Bringing racing history to life
The most ultimate challenge in historic motorsports since 1953 in the green hell
All the great racing legends were victorious on the legendary track with Grand Prix part and Nordschleife until 1983. Ascari, Moss, P. Hill, Surtees, Siffert, von Trips, Ahrens, Peterson, Ickx, Merzario.
Stommelen, Heyer, Stuck, Alboreto, Mass, Redman, Wollek, Piquet, Patrese, Ludwig, Laffite, Fitzpatrick or Vic Elford.
The real 1000 km revival will offer a total distance of 26 kilometres per lap, almost 7 hours of racing, almost 40 laps of the Grand Prix circuit and the Nordschleife.
One of the greatest challenges for teams, for man and machine. 2021 the race returns to its real homeland. Be part of it!
A foray through the decades
A traditional motorsport event like the 1000km race has a lot to tell.
The period of the 1960s can confidently be called the "golden age" of the 1000 kilometer race. The crowd of spectators is enormous, the number of participating vehicles reaches record levels.Read more