Single trail through the Eifel forest, challenging descents, and at the beginning of each MTB lap around the Nürburgring you ride across the Formula 1 arena at the Nürburgring. The 24 -MTB race is as unique, exciting and challenging as his cult counterpart on the Nordschleife asphalt.
The 24h-race excerts a special fascination. The sporting and organizational challenges have extraordinary dimensions – day and night. This challenges not only the athletes, but the entire team of carers, supporters and friends. 24-hour races are not alone athletic competition on the track, but also the coping with the common challenge. And after 24 hours through the “Green Hell”, there are only winners.
At the 24-hour mountainbike race at the Nürburgring everyone will find his personal challenge. The race is counted in the disciplines single rider and teams of 2, 4 and 8. Extreme athlete and passable trained amateur racers will enjoy themselves.
A mountain bike lap measures around 11.5 kilometers with about 200 meters of altitude. The first section leads across the asphalt of the Grand Prix track. Then it’s off on gravel and meadow paths uphill towards the historic Nürburg. The rise is followed by a firm downhill part with a narrow dirt track and later on a single trail with topography and narrow bends. Then it goes over the Antoniusbridge into the new part of the track with a fast downhill ride a la Fuchsröhre .After a hairpin bend back track goes steeply uphill back to Antonius-Bridge before riders enter on famous Nordchleife at “Hohenrain” Chicane and cross the finish line again.
The Nürburgring, offers perfect conditions for the 24h-MTB race with its Formula 1 infrastructure. Each team / participant gets an exact pit or parcel on the extensive ground next to the racetrack. Each participant pit/parcel is right on the race track and provides enough space for the team camp.