TT Circuit Assen — For many riders this track whith its unique banked curves is the ultimate challenge. The average speed for one lap is still one of the fastest of all racing circuits, even there are no long straights.
As being located in The Netherlands the weather is very important factor. A high percentage of races at this Dutch circuit have been rain-affected. One advantage at this circuit, however, is that it has good levels of grip, even in wet conditions, and the marked camber on the track stops puddles being formed.
For the safety of all competitors, the circuit is monitored by a closed TV-circuit with the pictures projected on a video-wall in race control. 25 posts along the track secure competitors’ safety.
Location — The TT Circuit Assen is located in Assen, The Netherlands Situated south of Groningen in north Holland.
Opened — 1955
Address — TT Circuit Assen, Postbus 150, 9400 AD Assen, The Netherlands
Major Events — SBK, MotoGP, Champ Car, Dutch TT
Circuit Length — 4,555 km
Spectator Capacity — The circuit has a capacity of over 61,000 seats and more than 100,000 standing places.
Directions — Driving from your cheap Amsterdam hotel, take the A28 heading towards North Groningen, but exit at junction 32 (Assen-Zuid). The track is located just over a mile south west of Assen, just west of the A28 Motorway (Exit 32) from Amersfoort to Groningen.
Air Connections : Schipol Airport Amsterdam hotels are 200km away, but flights can also be taken to Groningen (Eelde Airport), only 17.9 km away.