Park auto race
track is in Kurtköy,
about 62 km (38 miles, a one-hour
drive) southeast of the center
of Istanbul on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus near Sabiha
Gökçen Airport (map).
The 5.378-km (3.34-mile) track was
in 2005 at a cost of €80 million.
Here's information on the next Formula
1 Grand Prix to be held in Istanbul.
the easiest way to get to
the races at Istanbul Park.
on four ground levels, the anti-(counter-)
clockwise track has 14 corners
(eight left, six right), a top speed
and can host about 125,000 fans for
If you don't use a shuttle
but drive your own vehicle (Ferrari?),
leave the Trans-European Motorway
(TEM) O2 expressway at the Kurtköy exit (Kurtköy Çıkışı,
the same exit as for Sabiha
Gökçen Airport) and
look for signs to Göçbeyli,
northwest of the airport. Istanbul
Park is 6 km (3.7 miles)
from the TEM 02 exit.
According to news reports, there are
questions about Istanbul Park's hosting
future Formula 1 races.
For more information, see the Official
Formula 1 website,
and/or the official
website of Istanbul
Göçbeyli Köyü Yolu (map)
Istanbul Park Circuit,
Tel: +90 (216) 677 1010
Fax: +90 (216) 677 1039