GP ICE RACE 2019

in Zell am See

19th - 20th January 2019


News
21. January 2019

MEDIA INFORMATION: GP Ice Race: Thousands of fans flock to spectacular motorsport event in Zell am See

Crowd of 8,000 cheers for stunning action on the ice track at Austria’s winter sport paradise.
14. January 2019

MEDIA INFORMATION: Spectacular motorsport event in Zell am See with unique line up

Impressive entries with race and rally cars from every decade of motorsport at GP Ice Race in Zell am See
10. January 2019

MEDIA INFORMATION: GP Ice Race at Zell am See adds Charity Ice Karting – Fans compete against race drivers and celebrities

Initiators of ice race weekend at Austria’s popular winter sport destination, support social project.
8. January 2019

MEDIA INFORMATION: GP Ice Race: Days of Thunder – NASCAR race car and KTM X-Bow on ice and snow at Zell am See

In the ice race revival’s category of modern rally cars, VW Polo GTI fights World Championship winner ŠKODA FABIA R5.
3. January 2019

MEDIA INFORMATION: Stunning action on frozen track, unique display of historic race and rally cars

Interview with initiators Ferdinand Porsche and Vinzenz Greger.
20. December 2018

MEDIA INFORMATION: Thrilling battle between Volkswagen and ŠKODA – Porsche Design official timing partner

In the ice race revival’s category of modern rally cars, VW Polo GTI fights World Championship winner ŠKODA FABIA R5.
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Highlights
Highlights
Highlights
  • Richard Lietz

    Look forward to WEC champion and winner of the 24h race at the Nürburgring, Richard Lietz.
  • Rene Rast

    DTM champion René Rast sparks his spurs on the Audi RS5 DTM in Zell am See.
  • Marc Lieb

    The FIA World Endurance Champion and friend of the well-kept drift angle will be on display in Zell am See.
  • Walter Röhrl

    The two-time World Rally Champion Walter Röhrl will also make the ice rink uncertain at the GP Ice Race.
  • The new 992

    Be there when the new Porsche 922 has its public premiere in Europe for the first time.
  • Austro Daimler „Torpedo“

    Do not miss out when “Strietzel” Stuck hunts over the ice in his father’s private car, which was personally built by Ferdinand Porsche in 1929.
  • Win show rides

    Win an exclusive taxi ride in the passenger seat of a participating professional driver! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more information.
  • Romain Dumas

    Look forward to the record holder and Le Mans winner Romain Dumas, who will race the brand new Polo GTI R5.
  • Mark Webber

    Experience the long-distance world champion and former F1 driver Mark Webber live in action.
  • Daniel Abt in the Audi e-tron FE04

    Experience live, when Formula E driver and Formula E Grand Prix winner Daniel Abt, initiates an electric future with the world champion car Audi e-tron FE04.
  • Audi Sport Quattro S1

    The Audi Sport Quattro S1 – probably the most spectacular car of its time will be admired on the ice at the GP Ice Race.
Back to the routes: registration

Motorsport returns
to Zell am See


Two days of motorsport in extreme conditions with an exceptional atmosphere. Almost forgotten, now they’re back: the legendary ice races in Zell am See return in 2019. Amateur and professional racers, teams and manufacturers compete across a multitude of classes to be the best on the ice. A winter highlight for Porschephiles and fans of all motorised dreams, GP Ice Race is an intense experience of freedom, precision and speed.

Those who want to participate in the GP Ice Race can download the registration form and regulations here. Simply fill out, sign and send toGPIceRace@punkteins.de.

 
Full House!
Thanks for the huge interest and the many registrations. See you soon at Zell am See,
your Team GP!

Tickets

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Up to 10,000 motorsport fans used to attend the historic ice races in Zell am See. Thanks to a spectacular two-day programme, the new 2019 event promises to be just as successful.

Already committed to attend are some of the world’s most exciting racing, road and classic cars, not to mention those which offer a glimpse into the future thanks to their alternative propulsion systems. You’ll be able to see them on the traditional race tracks at the old airport taking part in skijöring, ice racing and celebrity demonstration laps.

Tickets for the full two days can be purchased online here.
One-day tickets are available at the ticket office on the day of the event.

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History
 

St. Moritz, Winter Olympics 1928. Riderless horses pull skiers on the race track at maximum speed. Skijöring is becoming a cult and will soon embrace motorsport. Ten years later, the first motorised Renntandems cross the ice in Zell am See. Soon after, the first ice races for motorcycles of all classes and automobiles take place. Extreme driving distances and sporting precision, rubber and spikes, hot engines and the smell of gasoline in the ice and cold – the races on the frozen runway have lost none of their fascination over the years.

 
  • 1937First motorcycle skijöring on the Zeller See.

  • 1952Paul Schwarz (1928-1993) wins the newly founded Dr. Porsche Memorial Skijöring Race.

  • 1953Cars are allowed for the second skijoring race.

  • 1956The international motorcycle and auto ice racing is launched.

  • 19575000 visitors attend the race. Otto Mathé (1907-1995) records the fastest lap at 102.3 km/h.

  • 1958Because of extreme snowfall, the race has to be cancelled several times.

  • 1964Tuning legend Otto Lantenhammer sets a new track record at 109.7 km/h.

  • 1969Re-launch of the race, now on an ice track in the Alpenflugplatz area.

  • 1973Börje Sjöbom dominates the races with an average speed of 114.28 km/h.

  • 1974The race is still due to take place, despite the oil crisis, but is cancelled at short notice due to an accident with a clearing vehicle.

  • 2019For 45 years no ice race has taken place; the tradition has almost been forgotten. GREGER PORSCHE CLASSIC CARS GMBH revives the ice races and brings motorsport back to Zell am See.

Team
Greger Porsche Classic Cars GmbH

Greger Porsche Classic Cars GmbH

Greger Porsche Classic Cars GmbH

A love of motorsport connects Ferdinand Porsche and Vincent Greger. They met during their studies in Vienna, where Ferdinand's great-grandfather, Dr. Ing. h. c. Ferdinand Porsche, secretly attended lectures on his way to changing motor racing forever.

This is also the vision of GP CLASSIC CARS: Vinzenz Greger and Ferdinand Porsche have founded a company for tradition-conscious motorsport fans, for those who want to experience motorsports up close.
Motorsport should go back to where it belongs – BACK TO THE ROUTES!

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Hans-Joachim Stuck

Hans-Joachim Stuck

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