At over 6km in length, the Circuit von Drenthe at Assenis the longest track on the MotoGP
calendar and is the only venue to have held a round of the Motorcycle World Championship every year since its creation in 1949. The
circuit was purpose built for the Dutch TT in 1954, with previous events having been held on public roads.
The track is
narrow, with rapid changes in direction, and is fully surrounded by grass banks and 64.500 capacity grandstands, providing excellent
viewing for the hundreds of thousands fanatical spectators who are drawn to the most prestigious event in Dutch motorsport every
A huge favourite with riders, Assen is well known for it's festive and extravagant atmosphere. Modernisation work has
recently been completed on the track itself as well as circuit entrance roads.