Nivelles

 
Nivelles hosted the Belgian Grand Prix twice in 1972 and 1974. |  Unlike many other circuits which were considered too dangerous, Nivelles was considered bland, flat and fearless. |  Spectators too complained that they were not seated close enough to the racetrack where all the action took place. |  Emerson Fittipaldi won both races that took place at this venue. |  Bankruptcy and unsafe conditions of the tarmac led to the circuit being taken off the F1 calendar after 1974. However it was still in use for motorcycle races |  The track is now demolished and is part of an industrial estate. However remains of the former F1 track are still visible in places.

FACTFILE

Name :Nivelles
Country :Belgium
No. of Races :2
First Race :Jun 04, 1972
Last Race :May 12, 1974
Defending Champion:E.Fittipaldi
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  • Nivelles hosted the Belgian Grand Prix twice in 1972 and 1974.
  • Unlike many other circuits which were considered too dangerous, Nivelles was considered bland, flat and fearless.
  • Spectators too complained that they were not seated close enough to the racetrack where all the action took place.
  • Emerson Fittipaldi won both races that took place at this venue.
  • Bankruptcy and unsafe conditions of the tarmac led to the circuit being taken off the F1 calendar after 1974. However it was still in use for motorcycle races
  • The track is now demolished and is part of an industrial estate. However remains of the former F1 track are still visible in places.

List of Grands Prix Held

No Date/Year Grand Prix Winner Team  
1 Jun 04, 1972 Belgium
E.Fittipaldi
Lotus
2 May 12, 1974 Belgium
E.Fittipaldi
McLaren