Sachsenring's circuit is without a doubt one of the fastest of the MotoGP Calendar. This old fashioned circuit has numerous straights and high-speed corners, making it a must-see event for speed lovers. The first race was held on 26 may 1927 on a 5.4 miles (8.7 km) long circuit. The track was later reduced to 2.299 miles (3.7 km). .
Dubbed "Sachsenring" in 1937, the track was the home to the East German Motorcycle Grand Prix from 1962 to 1971. Throughout recent years, the circuit has experienced a significant raise in terms of spectators, going from 142.000 in 1998 up to a roaring 224.668 in 2010. In a country where motorsports is almost a religion, be prepared to see loud and passionate crowds chanting and supporting their local riders.