19th - 20th January 2019
Two days of motorsport under extreme conditions and in an exceptional atmosphere. It was almost forgotten, now it’s back: the traditional race in Zell am See. Amateur and professional racers, teams and manufacturers of different classes compete for the best performance in ice and cold. A winter highlight for porscheans and fans of motorized dreams, an intense experience of freedom, precision and speed.
For all who want to participate in the GP ICE RACE, here you can find the registration form and regulations for download. Simply fill out, sign and send to GPIceRace@punkteins.de.
Up to 10,000 motorsport fans regularly visited the historic ice races in Zell am See. Thanks to a spectacular 2-day program, the new edition 2019 is a continuation of this popular success.
Included are premium racing cars, classic cars, classic cars and vehicles with alternative drives. They are used on the traditional racing grounds at the old airport at the Skijöring, ice races and show rides with prominent drivers.
Thanks to elaborate refrigeration technology, there is a terrific route with ice guarantee!
Tickets for the full two days can be purchased online here.
One-day tickets are available at the box office on the day of the event.
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St. Moritz, Winter Olympics 1928. Riders without a horse pull skiers across the race track at maximum speed: Skijöring is becoming a cult and will soon embrace motor sports. Ten years later, the first motorized Renntandems cross the ice in Zell am See. Soon after, the first ice races for motorcycles of all classes and automobiles take place. Ice and cold, hot engines and the smell of gasoline, rubber and spikes, extreme driving distances and sporting precision – the races on the frozen runway have lost none of their fascination.
1937First motorcycle skijöring on the Zeller See.
1952Paul Schwarz (1928-1993) wins the newly founded Dr. Porsche Memory Skijoring.
1953Beginning with the second skijoring are cars allowed.
1956The international motorcycle and auto ice racing is launched.
19575000 visitors follow the race, Otto Mathé (1907-1995) drives the fastest lap with 102.3 km / h.
1958Because of extreme snowfall, the race has to be canceled several times.
1964The later tuner legend Otto Lantenhammer set a new track record at 109.7 km / h.
1969Re-launch of the race on an ice track at the Alpenflugplatz area.
1973Börje Sjöbom dominates the races with an average speed of 114.28 km / h.
1974Despite the oil crisis, the race can take place. But because of an accident involving a clearing vehicle, it is canceled at short notice.
201945 years no ice race takes place. The tradition has almost been forgotten. The GREGER PORSCHE CLASSIC CARS GMBH revives the ice races and brings motor sports back to Zell am See!
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