Ring Knutstorp

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Ring Knutstorp
Ring Knutstorp (Sweden) track map.svg
Location Kågeröd, Sweden
Coordinates 55°59′15″N13°6′53″E / 55.98750°N 13.11472°E / 55.98750; 13.11472 Coordinates: 55°59′15″N13°6′53″E / 55.98750°N 13.11472°E / 55.98750; 13.11472
FIA Grade 4
Major events STCC
Length2.079 km (1.292 mi)
Website www.ringknutstorp.com

Ring Knutstorp is a motor racing circuit in Kågeröd, Sweden. [1] The circuit was built in 1963 and extended to its present configuration in 1970. During the seventies, rounds of the Formula Three European Cup were held at the circuit, with winners including Alain Prost. Ring Knutstorp hosts rounds of the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship, and is a playable track in the video game STCC – The Game . The track was used during the 1984 European Rallycross Championship season.

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2002 STCC starting grid at Ring Knutstorp. KnutstorpSTCC20020721.jpg
2002 STCC starting grid at Ring Knutstorp.

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