Dutch Grand Prix
On Sunday 27 August 2023, the CM.com Circuit Zandvoort will host the third edition of the Formula 1 Heineken Dutch Grand Prix. What a party it was last year! Under the watchful eye of the world, Max Verstappen drove to victory on the historic circuit in the dunes of Zandvoort. Will Verstappen repeat his victory, or will Hamilton, Russell or Norris win in August 2023? An event motorsport fans should attend!
Unfortunately, the period to apply for the Formula 1 Heineken Dutch Grand Prix 2023 has expired. Do you still want a chance to win tickets for this edition? Then sign up for the ticket alert and receive a notification as soon as ticket sales for the 2024 and 2025 races start! In addition, you can also take a look at the resell platform. Here, ticket holders can offer their purchased tickets directly to other race fans, both in the Netherlands and abroad.
538 Dutch Grand Prix Village
Want to stay in the heart of the Formula 1 Heineken Dutch Grand Prix? Then the Official 538 Dutch Grand Prix Village is the place for the ultimate Formula 1 experience. Camp right next to the circuit and experience the spectacle up close. Enjoy various activities and entertainment at the campsite. Indulge in delicious snacks and drinks at the cosy catering square for the ultimate Formula 1 experience.
F1 Zandvoort - Spectacle on the seaside
The Dutch Grand Prix guarantees spectacle. The circuit is known for its rolling course through the Zandvoort dunes. The Tarzan bend immediately after the start, the sharp Hugenholtz bend, the obscure Scheivlak and the fast Arie Luyendyk bend demand the utmost from the drivers. Moreover, the narrow width of the track allows for exciting overtaking manoeuvres. Both Lewis Hamilton and our 'own' Max Verstappen and Nyck de Vries are enthusiastic about the circuit and look forward to racing against each other again in 2023 at the Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort.
Sea of orange
The ratings keep rising and Dutch racing fans travel all over the world to see Max Verstappen in action. Verstappen's success in Formula 1 has turned many in the Netherlands into passionate racing fans! Besides the Red Bull Racing team, big racing teams like Ferrari and Mercedes, with world champions like Vettel and Hamilton, also come to Zandvoort. With roaring engines, screeching tyres and thousands of enthusiastic racing fans in the stands in the Netherlands, it is a dream come true for Dutch racing fans!
Side events program: Zandvoort Racefestival
Zandvoort Racefestival is the side events program of the Dutch Grand Prix. From 14 August, the program starts and activities for the whole family are on offer. Everything to get into the racing atmosphere already. Don't have tickets for the Dutch Grand Prix, but do you want to watch the race together? Then visit one of the cosy cafés in the village or watch the Formula 1 race in one of the beach pavilions. You can find the complete program here. For the latest updates, follow @visitzandvoort on Instagram and Facebook.
We are here to stay
It is official: also in 2024 and 2025, the king class of global motorsport will come to Zandvoort again. The contract with Formula 1 will be extended by two years.
Jan Lammers, sporting director: "We are looking forward to the coming editions. With great races in which Dutch fans can now enjoy no less than two Dutch drivers."
CM.com Circuit Zandvoort is known as a true 'Old School' circuit, with fast, undulating and challenging corners formed by the natural dunes. With a track length of 4.3 kilometres, it is one of the shorter circuits on the F1 calendar: almost nowhere else do drivers race past race fans so often! Due to the short pit lane, a 3-stop strategy is a possibility. Spectacle guaranteed. The circuit is also known as the Zandvoort race track due to its unique location. With the beach nearby and a dream track in the Zandvoort dunes, it is a treat for any racing fan to visit CM.com Circuit Zandvoort.
The relationship between Zandvoort and motorsport takes us back to the late 1930s, when racing enthusiasts decided to organise a race at Zandvoort. The 1939 race was held on a temporary street circuit. After great success, it was decided to build a permanent circuit. The first race on that circuit was held on 7 August 1948, won by Prince Bira of Thailand. From 1952, Zandvoort was part of the Formula 1 calendar.
In the 1970s, the circuit underwent a number of modifications, including new safety features. The last F1 Grand Prix took place in 1985, when Niki Lauda pushed his McLaren across the finish line first. Due to the arrival of a new bungalow park, it was decided to shorten the circuit to an interim circuit in 1988. In 1999, the circuit length was extended to a full GP length of 4.3 kilometres. For the F1 Dutch Grand Prix, the circuit was modified in a number of ways, but its unique character remained untouched.
Circuit length: 4.3 km
Max. Speed: 305 km/h
Heroes on the track
The list of Formula 1 legends who have run their races at CM.com Circuit Zandvoort is impressively long. One of the most legendary races took place in 1985, when Niki Lauda had to start from 10th place but eventually fought his way to victory. On the podium, he stood next to two other motorsport icons: Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna. This victory at Zandvoort was also the last Grand Prix victory in Niki Lauda's career. Of the current Formula 1 starting field anno 2019, a large number of drivers have achieved success at Zandvoort in Formula 3. Among others, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and also Max Verstappen know what it is like to win at Zandvoort.