Circuit Paul Armagnac is a motorsport race track near Nogaro in southwestern France. The track was built in 1960. The venue hosted the French round of the Grand Prix motorcycle road racing world championship in 1978 and 1982, as well as the 2003 round of the FIA Sportscar Championship. It also hosted rounds of the Formula 3000 series between 1990 and 1993. The Formula Three Euro Series also visits the circuit. The FIA GT Championship also visits the circuit with the latest event being the Nogaro 2 Hours held on 1 April 2013. This circuit has been used for many years by the Shell Eco-Marathon, a competition intended for (secondary) schools and universities to compete using ultra fuel efficient vehicles. This competition later moved to Lausitz and at present is run on a street circuit in Rotterdam (NL).
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