Information and overview about the Nürburgring Nordschleife (Green Hell):
The current course of the Nürburgring Nordschleife – also called Green Hell – stretches over a total of 20.8 km. Altogether the Nordschleife consists of 73 curves and ascents of up to 18 %, as well as sections with a gradient of up to 11 %. This makes the Green Hell one of the most demanding racetracks in the world.
Over time, the various sections of the Nordschleife have been given names and designations that are already legendary today. For example, expressions such as the Quiddelbacher Höhe, the Schwedenkreuz, the Fuchsröhre, the Adenauer Forst, the Kesselchen, the Brünnchen or the Döttinger Höhe are well known to many motorsport enthusiasts.
The track overview provides an overview of the entire Nordschleife of the Nürburgring. It contains all the official names of the different sections as well as the unofficial and previously used names for individual sections or curves.
» Route overview of the Nürburgring Nordschleife
The individual sections of the route are listed in tabular form in the course of the route with details of the kilometres – starting from today’s entrance for the tourist journeys – and the respective height. The origin of the official and unofficial designations is also explained.
» Route sections of the Nürburgring Nordschleife
The elevation of the Nürburgring Nordschleife is a special feature of this demanding racetrack. The approximately 300 meter difference in altitude between the highest and the lowest point of the Nordschleife leads to gradients of up to 18% and the gradients of up to 11%.
» Elevation, gradients and slopes of the Nürburgring Nordschleife
The PDF driver’s manual provides an overview of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. In addition to an overview map of the entire Nordschleife, there are individual maps of the various sections with detailed descriptions of the ideal line.
» PDF driver’s manual Nordschleife with plans, information and ideal line
The large-format map of the Nordschleife offers the ideal opportunity to get an overview of the entire race track. The more than 20 km of the Nordschleife are completely represented and supplemented with many tips and information about the Idallinie. The map can be downloaded as a PDF in DIN A0 format (118.9 x 84.1 xm).
» PDF route map Nordschleife with route information and ideal line
The route description offers detailed views and detailed descriptions of the individual sections of the Nordschleife. In addition to the description of the individual bends, sinks, hilltops and danger spots, there are also many tips and hints for the ideal line and for optimal driving on the Nordschleife.
» Route description and ideal line of the Nordschleife