Winter Proving Grounds

At a glance

Millbrook’s winter proving grounds in Northern Finland are located 300km north of the Arctic Circle. The location provides an exceptionally long winter test season, with outdoor test tracks typically open from November to April.

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Winter proving ground snow driving experience at Test World, Ivalo, Finland
Aerial view of Mellatracks winter proving ground at Test World, Ivalo, Finland
Aerial view of Mellatracks winter proving ground at Test World, Ivalo, Finland

Mellatracks Proving Ground

The main site, with over 80km of maintained tracks, provides a variety of winter test tracks close to workshops and other facilities.

The local team prepares the snow and ice tracks to test anything from the smallest tires to the largest on-highway vehicles.

The proving ground is also used to host corporate winter driving experiences.

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In 2016 we moved our snow testing from Swiss alps to Test World’s Mellatracks. We’re very satisfied with the tracks and the customer oriented, flexible service. On Mellatracks we improved our testing quality and efficiency.ADAC

Aerial view of Airport winter proving ground at Test World, Ivalo, Finland

Airport Proving Ground

The Airport Proving Ground, with over 20km of maintained tracks, can be hired exclusively or accommodate up to three test teams.

The site has the longest available outdoor season, with the tracks often open from mid-November to late April.

Customers benefit from the availability of service buildings nearby, from a wide range of accommodation and hospitality options, and from legendary customer service.

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