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LuK Driving Center Baden
LuK Driving Center Baden ©LuK Driving Center Baden

Where driving meets business: LuK Driving Center Baden

In addition to its function as a handling test circuit, the driving safety centre at Baden Airpark is also a professional forum for all types of events.

An ultra-modern circuit for vehicle training and testing or an exclusive location for film clips, exciting events, meetings or exclusive club concerts – the LuK Driving Center Baden offers it all. The ten-hectare site provides a spectacular setting for a variety of events.

Handling test circuit

The driving safety centre at Baden Airpark. Incredibly cool. Unbelievably challenging! Formerly a Canadian military airbase, it is now an impressive circuit that provides virtually unlimited opportunities and excellent facilities for top-level requirements.

An ultra-modern circuit for vehicle training and testing or an exclusive location for film clips, exciting events, meetings or exclusive club concerts – the LuK Driving Center Baden offers it all. Co-created by Formula 1 track designer Hermann Tilke. 2,200 metres of gripping tarmac for top-level requirements, set in ten hectares of grounds at a former military airbase. Different track variations. Safety is paramount at all times. Drive fast. Drift through corners. Or try skidding under control. Develop optimum vision control. Explore the limits of what's possible. The Driving Center Baden provides the ideal ultra-modern platform for vehicle tests, driver safety training, technical trials and other events. Seven left and right-hand corners with varying degrees of sharpness represent a challenge for vehicle and driver, whether you are tackling the course by car, motorbike, minibus, truck or coach.

A special road surface is used to simulate driving in the wet. The perfect conditions for testing vehicle response. Tough braking manoeuvres on slippery surfaces. What can the vehicle do? What are the tyres capable of? And what about you? Find out for yourself at the Driving Center Baden.

Steep uphill and downhill gradients. Slopes for thrilling drives on a slant. Obstacles. The 1,800m² off-road circuit really puts drivers and cars through their paces and places high demands in terms of ground clearance, tilt and transition angle, gear reduction and differential lock. This is a great opportunity for an off-roader to show what it can really do. Challenges on stone and gravel. Maximum traction. Torque power. Free climbing for cars. With no safety net, yet safe at all times.

Event hangar

A unique setting for corporate or public events. The event hangar at the Driving Center Baden – a professional event space with an incomparable atmosphere. Covering an area of 500m² and boasting excellent acoustics and professional lighting and sound equipment (including suspension points), this former aircraft hangar is the perfect venue for product launches, workshops, concerts, corporate functions, exclusive club concerts, birthday parties and training roadshows. It has capacity for 220 to 450 guests and is fully equipped with facilities such as electricity points and high-voltage power connections, event furnishings, 2.6m plasma screen, lounge areas inside and out, attractive terraces at the front and back, and disabled toilets. On request, the hangar can be decorated in accordance with your corporate identity. Our catering partner will gladly provide a team to ensure that your specific requirements are met in terms of food and drink.

Incentive programme

If you are looking to stage a corporate event with that extra bit of excitement, then our 'fastest classroom in the world' is just the thing. With this brand-new concept, we offer you exclusivity and a highly charged atmosphere.

e210 – 'the fastest classroom in the world' is a very special type of driver safety training. Ready and waiting at the starting line: 20 MINI Cooper Works, the Cup version of this cult classic. With an output of 215 hp, the ultimate in driving pleasure is guaranteed.

Experience a fast-paced, informative, exhilarating and intense day full of emotion, fun and learning success with your business partners, customers or employees on our very own track – at the LuK Driving Center Baden near Baden-Baden.

The region

The Rhineland Plain in southern Germany is renowned for its glorious countryside and almost mediterranean climate. Close to the Black Forest, Alsace and Baden-Baden with its thermal spas, casino and famous horse racing, it is the perfect place to enjoy recreation and relaxation, culinary diversity and cultural attractions. The region also has excellent links to major transport routes. Situated within Baden Airpark, the LuK Driving Center is close to the A5 and A35 autobahns (for France), the B36 and B500 trunk roads, and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport with its national and European flight connections. Baden-Baden InterCityExpress train station is just 10km away.

Driving Center Baden at a glance:

  • No. of meeting rooms: 1
  • Capacity with row seating: 220 people
  • Capacity standing: 450 people
  • Exhibition space: 500m²
  • Distance from town/city centre: 15km