Nardò Ring

Jan 16, 2019 1015

The Pista di prova di Nardò della Fiat, as it was originally called, was built by Fiat in 1975. Porsche Engineering purchased the track in 2012, renaming it the Nardò Technical Center. But pretty much everyone still calls this high-speed test track the Nardò Ring.

Squarely located in the heel of Italy’s “boot,” the 1,730-acre testing site has a range of facilities including a 3.8-mile handling circuit, special surface tracks, and noise tracks. But the highlight is the perfectly circular high-speed track, a 2.45-mile-wide ring with a series of banked lanes covering a distance of 7.8 miles.

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SOURCE: https://www.atlasobscura.com

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