Environment.

Environment.

Ecology meets driving business.

Protecting the biodiversity of the Weser Upland region was a matter close to the hearts of the project developers from day one. That is why, together with the experts from the Office for Faunistics in Cologne, the landscape architecture firm Kortemeier Brokmann Landschaftsarchitekten GmbH, and the local landscape authorities, numerous effective concepts were developed during the planning phase that, in the end, made it possible for BILSTER BERG to strike a balance between economic operation of an automotive testing and presentation track and the natural biodiversity of the region. In order to make this possible, habitat compensation measures were implemented: 40 dormouse boxes were erected for the dormice living in and around the grounds. The species of rodent is protected throughout Europe and the boxes serve as ideal shelters for the animals.

The great crested newts in the area have been resettled in the two new biotopes that were created for this purpose. And the same measures were carried out for the different rare species of bats in the region: 100 replacement bat roosts were installed and, as with the dormouse boxes, measured via GPS. These measures are rounded out by the Galloway cattle, which graze on the CEF (continuous ecological functionality) areas, along with a number of bee colonies that live in beehives located directly on the premises.

The Figures

Racetrack
4.2 km total distance (can be divided into the east and west loop)
2.4 km east loop
1.8 km west loop
10 to 12 m wide track
19 turns
44 crests and dips
70 m diffrence in elevation
204 m cumulative elevation difference
Maximum downhill grade 26 %
Maximum uphill grade 21%

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Racetrack
Racetrack

We’ll put your brand in the pole position on one of the most demanding Racetracks in Europe. Discover the 4.2 kilometer long track.

Off-Road Course
Off-Road Course

The well-defined Off-Road Course provides the ideal conditions for impressive rides in SUVs or Off-Road vehicles.

Dynamic Area
Dynamic Area

Three levels for your training. Perfect conditions for driver safety training and training in drifting, braking, turns and slaloms.