CAR - Public
CAR - Public
Test our race track, experience personally the challenging features of the race track and feel like a professional driver. You can improve your driving skills almost daily.
It could not be easier. You can buy your free ride online on our web page or you can come directly to Slovakia Ring one hour before the start of free rides and pay directly on-site. All requirements regarding the driver and the technical condition of the car are to be found in our Rules of Operation.
You can have a car drive on the race track every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday later in the afternoon or during days which are reserved especially for cars.
Free rides in March, April and September are available from 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. and in the months May through August until 8.00 p.m. Have a look at the updated dates for free rides in the calendar section of the web page.
PRICES OF FREE RIDES FOR GENERAL PUBLIC BY OWN CARS:
- car 30 minutes: 30 €
To ensure your safety during the free rides for the general public it is necessary to go through a basic briefing regarding the safety on the race track, before your very first ride on our track.
This applies for driving with your own cars, motorcycles or cars rented from our side. The briefing itself is one time only, you can learn more about the briefing here:http://www.slovakiaring.sk/cumpulsory-briefing/
- Price for the briefing: 20,- Eur with VAT
All prices are with VAT.
I. Rides take place daily from 9.00 a.m. until 6.00 p.m. except lunch break of one hour from 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.
II. In case of rides on own vehicles, such vehicle has to be in good technical condition.
III. The drivers in automobiles are obliged to wear a helmet. These can be borrowed directly at Slovakia Ring for 10€/ day.
If you are interested in getting a public free ride, please contact:
Mobile: +421 917 544 227
Documents for download
In order to increase your safety during free rides, it is obligatory to take part in a course dealing with safety and movement of the race track. After passing the test, the participant receives a card entitling the drive on the race track.
Do not forget that motor-sport is dangerous and the obligatory equipment does have its justification. If you do not own a helmet, we can borrow you one.
A mask for hygienic purposes does have to be worn under a helmet. You can buy one on-site.
An equipment used for time measuring. It is suitable for anyone, who wants to have an overview of driven times. You can check results also on-line.
Being a non-professional driver, can I have a ride on the race track?
Yes, of course you can. Namely during the so-called free rides for the public. Free rides Slovakia Ring take place almost every day later in the afternoon or if during the day then through various racing agencies (see Calendar). Some days are dedicated to drives on cars, some to motorbike rides. Current dates are published in our Calendar.
What are free rides?
These are individual free rides for the public – during one part of the day which is reserved for broad public (auto or moto). You can have a ride without specified categories in a defined time frame. Riders and drivers can for the sake of time measuring rent a transponder which will record times of each lap. The times and dates of individual free rides are published in the Calendar.
You can apply for free rides also through an agency which will rent the race track for the specific date. Contact information of the agency as well as the date of rental can be easily found out in the Calendar.
Do I need to wear a helmet when having a drive in a car?
Wearing of a helmet together with a fastened safety belt is a condition for accessing the race track. You can rent a helmet and a hygienic mask in the agency room which is located on the ground floor of the race control tower. You can also use your own helmet (for motorbikes or cars).
Does my insurance cover a ride on the track?
Standard car insurance (be it the obligatory automobile insurance or the accident insurance) is not valid for rides on the race track. Common valid rule is “you pay what you break” (valid not only for the vehicle but also for objects of Slovakia Ring and its parts like for example crash barriers).
Is the entrance to the grandstand free during common days?
The entrance to the grandstand is free unless stated otherwise for a specific event.
What are the best times ever made on the race track?
Just for orientation the best time on a motorcycle was 2 min. 10s, for a car it was 2 min. 02 sec. And for a formula GP2 it was approx. 1 minute 42 seconds. Updated records on the race track can be found in the section Rides on the track – Best times.
How many cars or motorbikes can be on the race track at one time?
About 43 cars can be on the track during a race, for motorbikes it is 48 and there can be up to 57 motorbikes during trainings and free rides.
What are the requirements concerning clothing?
Riders on motorbikes are obliged to wear a leather overall (full-body or two-parts). It is also allowed to wear textile clothing, however as a matter of fact, not all agencies allow such clothing and it is important to check this directly with the specific agency or call us under +421 917 544227 – Agency room.
Which track variant is open during the free rides for public?
Usually the longest version is open for individual free rides most of the time (5.922 metres long – variant no.4). Other versions can be accessible in case an agency is organizing the event or in case there are repairs being carried out on the track and thus part of it is closed.
Can drivers change during free rides for the public?
The entry price for motorbikes as well as cars is always for one vehicle/driver (it is not possible to buy one ticket for one vehicle and four drivers).
Can I have a passenger in the car?
It is allowed to have a passenger in the car but he has to have a helmet and a fastened seat belt. A passenger also has to sign the Declaration of a passenger. No passengers are allowed for motorcycles.
Is there a possibility of accommodation in the premises of the track?
The closest possible accommodation is right next to the race track itself. Hotel Ring*** is a new addition to the whole compound.
Is there a petrol station within the area of Slovakia Ring?
Yes, on the premises of Slovakia Ring you can get standard petrol BA 85 octane, evo petrol 99 octane and diesel.
Is there a restaurant?
Yes, of course, there is a great restaurant called Maxim Ring which also offers daily lunch offers starting from 5,- EUR.
Can you provide catering?
Yes, we cooperate with the company Maxim Catering offering high quality services and providing you with a catering according to your wishes starting from simple dishes up to high standard banquet, etc.