Tracks

Some people collect stamps. I collect race tracks. To get a new track in my collection I need to drive it. But it doesn’t matter if it’s with a race car or a street car.

I collect only racing circuits, even though I have driven many other tracks like rallycross circuits and gokart tracks also.

Here is my collection as of 30.06.16:
1. Våler (Norway)
2. Rudskogen (Norway)
3. Arctic Circle Raceway (Norway)
4. Nærbø (Norway)
5. Kinnekulle (Sweden)
6. Karlskoga (Sweden)
7. Mantorp (Sweden)
8. Knutstorp (Sweden)
9. Anderstorp (Sweden)
10. Sviestadbanen (Sweden)
11. Falkenberg (Sweden)
12. Paul Ricard (France)
13. Walt Disney World Speedway (Florida, USA)
14. Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Nevada, USA)
15. Sebring (Florida, USA)
16. Moroso Motorsports Park (Florida, USA)
17. Road Atlanta (Georgia, USA)
18. Daytona International Speedway (Florida, USA)
19. Silverstone Stowe Circuit (UK)
20. Nürburgring Nordschleife (Germany)
21. Nürburgring GP-track (Germany)
22. Spa (Belgium)
23. Circuit Vairano (Italy)
24. Mas du Clos (France)
25. Circuit Calafat (Spain)
26. Circuit École Magny Cours (France)
27. Estoril (Portugal)
28. Jyllandsringen (Denmark)
29. Monte Carlo (Monaco) – in regular traffic
30. Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal (Canada) – in regular traffic
31. Pau (France) – in regular traffic
32. Oschersleben (Germany)
33. Oslo Racing Festival (Norway) – in regular traffic
34. Reims (France) – in regular traffic
35. Watkins Glen Street Circuit (New York, USA) – in regular traffic
36. Watkins Glen International (New York, USA)
37. Monticello Motor Club (New York, USA)
38. Port Imperial Street Circuit (New Jersey, USA) – in regular traffic
39. Lånke (Norway)
40. Ascari Race Resort (Spain)
41. Willow Springs International Raceway (California, USA)
42. Streets of Long Beach (California, USA) – in regular traffic
43. Dubai Autodrome (UAE)
44: Contidrom (Germany)
45: Audi Sport Neuburg (Germany)
46: Norisring (Germany)
47: Jarama (Spain)

Participated in these rallies:
Lygnasprinten (co-driver), Rudskogensprinten (co-driver), Sprintrally Bilbyen Vest (co-driver), Rally Hokksund (driver), Mountain Rally Norway (co-driver), Rally Hadeland (driver), Rally Hedemarken (driver)

Driven on these gokart tracks:
Elvedalen, Rudskogen, Varna, Gol, Sigdal, Rennebu, Steinkjer, Våler, Andebu, Örebro + and a lot of tracks with rental karts.

Races on the Nürburgring Nordschleife (as of 31.12.16):
64

Laps on the Nürburgring Nordschleife (as of 31.12.15)
ca. 1075

Through my job as a motorsport journalist I have also been to a lot of tracks, races and rallies. Here are some:
F1 Malaysia Grand Prix, Sepang x1
F1 San Marino Grand Prix, Imola x5
F1 Spain Grand Prix, Barcelona x5
F1 Austria Grand Prix, Zeltweg x2
F1 Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo x11
F1 Europe Grand Prix, Nürburgring x2
F1 France Grand Prix, Magny Cours x2
F1 France Grand Prix, Paul Ricard x1
F1 Great Britain Grand Prix, Silverstone x1
F1 Germany Grand Prix, Hockenheim x4
F1 Hungary Grand Prix, Budapest x3
F1 Belgium Grand Prix, Spa x3
F1 Italy Grand Prix, Monza x5
F1 Turkey Grand Prix, Istanbul x1
F1 China Grand Prix, Shanghai x1
F1 Europe Grand Prix (Spain), Valencia x1
F1 Canada Grand Prix, Montreal x1
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, UAE x1
F1 Singapore Grand Prix, Singapore x1
F1 Japan Grand Prix, Suzuka x1

NASCAR, Rockingham, USA
Champ Car, Fontana, USA
Rally Libanon, Beirut
24h Le Mans, France x2
24h Nürburgring, Germany x7
Denmark Grand Prix, DTC, Jyllandsringen
BTCC, Silverstone, UK
12h Sebring (AMLS), Florida, USA
NASCAR, Daytona 500, USA
NASCAR, Bristol Food City 500, USA
X Games rallycross, Los Angeles, USA
DTM, Norisring, Germany

STCC Mantorp x2
STCC Knutstorp x2
STCC Karlskoga x4
STCC Falkenberg x3
STCC Anderstorp x2
STCC Mo i Rana x2
STCC Våler x3

WRC Rally Norway x2
WRC Rally Sweden x5
WRC Rally Finland x1
WRC Rally Catalunya x1

European rallycross Lyngås x4
Norwegian rally championship
Norwegian racing championship
Offshore class 1 Oslo and Arendal
Speedway GP Vikingskipet, Hamar

F2000 boat Abu Dhabi, UAE
F2000 boat Doha, Qatar

If I count all the tracks I’ve been to, and not just driven, it’s a lot through the years. I’ve been to tracks to drive races, test cars, commentate races, write about races or just to spectate:
1. Vålerbanen, Norway
2. Rudskogen, Norway
3. Arctic Circle Raceway, Norway
4. Nærbø, Norway
5. Karlskoga, Sweden
6. Falkenberg, Sweden
7. Kinnekulle, Sweden
8. Mantorp, Sweden
9. Anderstorp, Sweden
10. Knutstorp, Sweden
11. Sviestad, Sweden
12. Jyllandsringen, Denmark
13. Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
14. Nürburgring GP, Germany
15. Nürburgring Nordschleife, Germany
16. Oschersleben, Germany
17. Paul Ricard, France
18. Magny Cours, France
19. Mas du Clos, France
20. Circuit Calafat, Spain
21. Circuit de Catalunya, Spain
22. Ascari Racing Resort, Spain
23. Estoril, Portugal
24. Silverstone, UK
25. Thruxton, UK
26. Pau, France
27. Monte Carlo, Monaco
28. Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Canada
29. Circuit Vairano, Italy
30. Imola, Italy
31. Monza, Italy
32. Le Luc, France
33. A1 Ring, Austria
34. Hungaroring, Hungary
35. Sepang, Malaysia
36. Shanghai, China
37. Valencia, Spain
38. Istanbul, Turkey
39. Le Mans, France
40. Rockingham, North Carolina, USA
41. Walt Disney World Speedway, Florida, USA
42. Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Nevada, USA
43. Fontana, California, USA
44. Laguna Seca, California, USA
45. Road Atlanta, Georgia, USA
46. Sebring, Florida, USA
47. Daytona, Florida, USA
48. Palm Beach, Florida, USA
49. Homestead, Florida, USA
50. Loudon, New Hampshire, USA
51. Atlanta Motor Speedway, Georgia, USA
51. New Smyrna, Florida, USA
52. Lanier Speedway, Georgia, USA
53. Reims, France
54. Snertingdal, Norway – GOKART
55. Varna, Norway – GOKART
56. Rudskogen, Norway – GOKART
57. Våler, Norway – GOKART
58. Sigdal, Norway – GOKART
59. Rennebu, Norway – GOKART
60. Steinkjer, Norway – GOKART
61. Lånke, Norway
62. Lånke, Norway – GOKART
63. Örebro, Sweden – GOKART
64. Gol, Norway – GOKART
65. Milano, Italy – GOKART
66. Karlskoga, Sweden – GOKART
67. Trysil, Norway – GOKART
68. Eggemoen, Norway – GOKART
69. Andebu, Norway – GOKART
70. Le Mans, France – GOKART
71. Kongsberg, Norway – GOKART
72. Fontenay le Comte, France – GOKART
73. Harald Huysman Karting, Norway – GOKART/INDOOR
74. Hamar Gokartsenter, Norway – GOKART/INDOOR
75. Ottestad, Norway – GOKART/INDOOR
76. Moelven, Norway – GOKART/INDOOR
77. Konowsgate, Norway – GOKART/INDOOR
78. Grønland, Norway – GOKART/INDOOR
79. Aalborg, Denmark – GOKART/INDOOR
80. Kerpen, Germany – GOKART
81. Stockholm, Sweden – GOKART/INDOOR
82. Zandvoort, The Netherlands
83. Vendkvern, Norway – BILCROSS
84. Eriksplassen, Norway – BILCROSS
85. Lyngås, Norway – RALLYCROSS
86. Momarken, Norway – RALLYCROSS
87. Kongsberg, Norway – BILCROSS
88. Aremark, Norway – BILCROSS
89. Finnskogbanen, Norway – RALLYCROSS
90. Starmoen, Norway – BILCROSS
91. Starmoen, Norway – GOKART
92. Trøgstad, Norway – GOKART
93. Gardermoen, Norway – RALLYCROSS
94. Gardermoen, Norway – DRAGRACING
95: Bristol Motor Speedway, Tennesse, USA
96. North Wilkesboro Speedway, NC, USA –
97. Voulunteer Speedway, Tennesse USA – DIRT TRACK
98. Jerez, Spain
99. Mont Tremblant, Canada
100. Røsvoll, Norway
101. Surfers Paradise, Australia
102. Lime Rock, CT USA
103. Monticello Motor Club, NY USA
104. Watkins Glen, NY USA
105. Watkins Glen Street Circuit NY, USA
106. Pocono Raceway, PA USA
107. Nazareth Speedway, PA USA
108. Port Imperial Street Circuit, NJ USA
109. The Strip, NV USA – DRAGRACING
110. The Dirt track, NV USA – DIRT TRACK
111. Bullring, NV USA
112. Oslo, Norge – (Street circuit)
113. Bridgehampton, NY USA
114. Riverhead Raceway, NY USA
115. Lausitzring, Germany
116. Hockenheim, Germany
117. Nürburgring Südschleife, Germany
118. Vallelunga, Italy
119. Willow Springs International Raceway, California, USA
120. Streets of Long Beach, California, USA
121. Irwindale Speedway, California, USA
122. Dubai Autodrome, UAE
123. Yas Marina Circuit, UAE
124. Contidrom, Germany
125. Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
126. Knockhill, Scotland
127. Suzuka, Japan
128: Audi Neuburg, Germany
129: Norisring, Germany
130: Jarama, Spain

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