The first set of races took place on open country roads that passed through nearby villages, was held in 1925. Post the event; the Government decided to build a closed racecourse in 1990.
The racing event was officially named "Dutch TT" in 1936, which took a pause during World War II and continued again in 1946.
TT Circuit Assen also known as 'The Cathedral' is a Motorsportracetrack, located in Assen, Netherlands. The race track is a mixture of super-fast flat-out and slow corners. This race track has its curves banked and provides grippysurface enabling riders to drive much faster than other tracks across the world. The circuit was built back in 1955. It hosts Motorcycle World Championship every year. This race track has narrow roads coupled with slow curves, and is surrounded by grass banks. Also, the well planned placement of the grandstands enables spectators to enjoy a great view of the race. In 1925, the Government allowed motorcycle racing to take place on normal roads crossing through villages of Borger, Schoonloo, and Grolloo. At the time, the event attracted around 10,000 people and was a huge success.
Alex Barros was just two laps away from victory when he crashed his bike and lost the 1993 championship.
In 2015, Valentino Rossi stood up his bike, ran across the tracks and emerged victorious.
Colin Edwards crashed in the final chicane, losing the 2006 Championship.
A thrilling win was witnessed by the racecourse in 2015 when NikiAjo's won in Moto 3 race. At the last race, he made an error and lost balance. However, instead of crashing, he clung to the bike and crossed the finish line on his knees.
The racetrack witnessed the win of Valentino Rossi when he spotted the first position in the Moto GP event of 2007.