Circuit auto et moto Pau-Arnos is a club track in Arnos about 20 km to the west of the city Pau in southwestern France which is famous for its street circuit Circuit de Pau-Ville where the Pau Grand Prix is held.

The speed track for automobile and motorcycles is up to 3030 m long and was opened in 1986. The nearby kart track is up to 900 m long. The site hosts track days, test drives, minor competitions and a race driver school.[1]

The lap record (1:10.87) was set by Giedo van der Garde in 2005 during Formula 3 testing prior to the Pau GP. The all-electric Electric Production Car Series held tests with it's race-prepped Tesla Model S P85 at the track.[2][3]

On 19 August 2021, it was announced that the circuit will host races for WTCR and Pure ETCR. The WTCR will become the first FIA series to visit the circuit.[4]

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References

  1. ^ GTRO, est une école de pilotage du Sud Ouest de la France basée sur le Circuit d’Arnos près de Pau. gtro.fr
  2. ^ http://www.teslarati.com/watch-electric-gt-tesla-model-s-race-track-slot-car/
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bK12lGVFHf4
  4. ^ "THREE NEW TRACKS IN STORE FOR WIDE-OPEN WTCR TITLE CHASE". fiawtcr.com. 2021-08-19. Retrieved 2021-08-19.

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Coordinates: 43°26′39″N 000°31′50″W / 43.44417°N 0.53056°W / 43.44417; -0.53056