|Elevation change:||90 metres|
|Altitude finishline:||415 metres|
|GPS coordinates:||47° 0′ 30.5994″ – 15° 52′ 28.5594″|
|Fastest Time:||1:25,99 (2 runs)|
|Average Speed:||100,48 km/h|
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|11/09/2005||Rupert Schwaiger||Porsche 911||1:30,10||Results|
|10/09/2006||Felix Pailer||Lancia Delta Integrale||1:26,69||Results|
|01/07/2007||Felix Pailer||Lancia Delta Integrale||1:25,99||Results|
|06/07/2008||Felix Pailer||Lancia Delta Integrale||1:27,80||Results|
|17/05/2009||Franz Nowak||Lancia Delta Integrale||1:26,80||Results|
|16/05/2010||Felix Pailer||Lancia Delta Integrale||1:26,23||Results|
|03/04/2011||Felix Pailer||Lancia Delta Integrale||1:26,31||Results|
|22/04/2012||Hannes Kaufmann||Ford Escort Cosworth||1:39,87||Results|
|11/05/2013||Hannes Kaufmann||Ford Escort Cosworth||1:35,09||Results|
Auersbach is located in the southeast of the Steiermark region, which in turn is in the south east of Austria. Geologically the region is part of the Oststeirisches Hügelland. This is not considered part of the Alpine mountains but rather a Pre-Alpine Hill Landscape. The area is characterised by long, round hillsides called “Riedel” in Austria. These long hillslides were developed by not so fast moving waters that flow southwards. The two major rivers are the Mur, which forms the border between Austria and Slovenia, and the Raab, which flows just south of Auersbach.
Auersbach is just a few kilometres away from the three nations point between Austria, Hungary and Slovenia. This point is covered by a large international nature park called the Naturpark Raab-Őrség-Goričko. The Slovenian and Hungarian parts are each almost three times the size of the Austrian part, as the Austrians have mostly redeveloped the landscape for agriculture. Near Mogersdorf in the park, 25 kilometres to the east of Auersbach, a major battle between Habsburgs and Ottomans took place. In 1664 the Ottomans led an advance into Austria but were thwarted here by a much smaller Habsburg army. You could say the war ended in a draw as it took another 20 years before the Habsburg empire could force its way into Ottoman Hungary. Outside of Austria The Battle of Mogersdorf is better known as the Battle of Saint Gotthard, named after the larger Hungarian town of Szentgotthárd, which is just over the border. Szentgotthárd or Saint Gotthard is named after the large abbey of the town. The abbey church was rebuild in the 18th century in a beautiful Barock style.
The southeast of the Steiermark is full of small villages with a few hundred inhabitants. The largest of these being Feldbach, some 10 kilometres to the west, which still has only 5000 inhabitants. The largest major city is Graz, 40 kilometres to the west. A few kilometres south are also the Bergrallyes of Lödersdorf and Gossendorf.