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Mantorp Park

Mantorp Park
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Location Mantorp, Sweden
Coordinates

58°22′19″N 15°16′58″E / 58.37194°N 15.28278°E / 58.37194; 15.28278Coordinates: 58°22′19″N 15°16′58″E / 58.37194°N 15.28278°E / 58.37194; 15.28278{{#coordinates:58|22|19|N|15|16|58|E|type:landmark |primary |name=

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Major events STCC
Length 3.125 km (1.942 mi)

Mantorp Park is a motor racing circuit near the town of Mantorp in Mjölby Municipality, Sweden. The circuit was built in 1969 with finance from BP Sweden as a permanent road course and a drag strip. Mantorp Park is capable of 4 different layouts, but today only the short (1.950 km/1.212 mile) and long (3.125 km/1.942 mile) tracks are used.

The European Formula Two Championship visited from 1971 until 1973, and again in 1981 and 1982. Today it mainly hosts club events, dragracing, a driving school and rounds of the Swedish Formula Three Championship and the Swedish Touring Car Championship.

Mantorp Park was the first European drag racing circuit to adopt the new 301.75 m drag strip (about 3/16 mile, or 1,000 feet) format adopted by the NHRA in July 2008.

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