Reopening of renovated test tracks at the Nardò Technical Center
An important milestone dedicated to the vehicle testing of tomorrow: the renovation of the 12.6 kilometer long iconic car circular track and car dynamic platform of the Nardò Technical Center in Apulia (Italy) was successfully finished.
On Friday the official opening ceremony of the modernized tracks of the proving ground, that has been operated by the international engineering services provider Porsche Engineering Group, Weissach (Germany), since 2012, was held in the presence of participants from regional and local authorities as well as company representatives.
The renovation works with a total investment volume of 35 million euros lasted seven months and are part of the strategic development of the testing ground. It pursues the goal that Nardò's customers are always provided with the perfect conditions to test the vehicles of tomorrow.
Besides the complex asphalting of the renowned circular track, an innovative guardrail system that has been developed by Porsche Engineering specifically for the high-speed testing activities in Nardò, was installed.
The works also included the complete renovation of the car dynamic platform with an area of 106,000 square meters.