Motorsport glossary

medical Center

Managed by a permanent team (head doctor, nurse anesthetist and firefighters), it boasts advanced equipment: reanimation block station for burn victims with specific bathtub, radiographic equipment, examination room, bedroom with beds medical.
In constant communication with the Track Video Control Room, the medical team can instantly trigger the appropriate procedure.
An ambulance resuscitation "RA" is available at all times, and a helicopter drop zone.

Mistral Hall

Exhibitions, performances, gala dinners (up to 1600 seats), product presentations, conferences ..., space is fully flexible and can be arranged in very different ways depending on the needs of each user.


Closed space, glazed and soundproofed reserved for engineers. Each technique pit includes 10 flat screens relaying images of the stable of cars and the 32 measures proposed by the time keeping (lap times, three instantaneous speeds ...) . information about each vehicle are reserved for his stable, to respect the confidentiality of performance. A direct connection to weather screen with the control tower at Le Castellet International Airport, provides information on speed, strength and direction of wind, temperature, atmospheric pressure with updated information every 3 hours.


Pregnant reserved for competing teams who park all vehicles race and support. In some cases, teams will install work areas, often in tents, to prepare and adjust machines. The paddock is sometimes open to the public.

Pit Building

Main building housing the offices, dressing rooms, the box, the panoramic restaurant, etc.

pit lane

Pit lane, lane changes equipment, refueling area for mechanics and their equipment.

Pit Unit

Garages new generation on 3 levels: 170m2 garage with access to the pit lane and paddock, independent telemetry 100m2 space with flat screens.

Pit Walk

Accessibility of the pit lane.


12 boxes on three levels with telemetry spaces, mechanical and reception area with private terrace. Each of them is secure intrusion by a magnetic badge system.

pit Wall

Zone near the pit lane, the pit wall.