In 1969, the track was abandoned and the construction of a similar track named Österreichring commenced in a nearby area.
The local time followed here is Europe/Vienna time zone.
Zeltweg Airfield is situated in Styria near Zeltweg, considered to be the biggest airfield of the huge Austrian Air Force. The idea of building the air base is inspired by the Silverstone Circuit in the UnitedKingdom and is built irrespective of the abrasive nature of the surface of the region. It is located at an altitude of 2,238 ft./682m above the sea level.
The World Sportscar Championship was held here in between 1966-1968.
The Austrian Grand Prix was held at Zeltweg airfield in 1964.