Location: Prenois, Côte d'Or, France
Construction year: 1972
Approval: FIA 2nd degree
Best lap: Klaas Zwart in 2012 - 1mn 2s 213 with Jaguar F1 R5
Formula one golden era...
July 1979 on the Dijon Prenois track is the memorable fight ,in the last laps of the Grand Prix of France, between Gilles Villeneuve and René Arnoux for the second place which is putting Jean Pierre Jabouille's first victory in the shade!
Alain Prost won his first GP with Ferrari in 1981 and Niki Lauda was the last winner of the last Grand Prix in Dijon-Prenois.
Dijon-Prenois racetrack hosted five french Grand Prix and two swiss Grand Prix from 1974 to 1984.
Driver's point of view
This legendary track kept its attractiveness and authenticity since the 70's, and mixes it with a high level of safety as expected today.
The historic significant events and the great drivers who distinguished themselves at Dijon-Prenois can't let you indifferent to this racetrack!