19.7.2023, Orechová Potôň - During the weekend (July 21-23) the traditional Prix of Slovakia will take place at the Slovakia Ring. 240 competitors from 9 European countries are registered so far. Spectators will have free entry and they can also visit nearby ZOO - the Malkia Park with Saturday´s Family Day event and free shuttle bus from Orechová Potôn.

Motorcycling personalities

Competitors will fight for points in International Championships of Slovakia and Czech Republic on circuits on natural terrain, along with riders from Poland, Hungary and Lithuania who will take part in their championships here at the Slovakia Ring.
The Alpe Adria Veterans International Championship and popular Ducati Slovakia Cup will not be missing either.

Biggest chances to win belong to the young brothers Oleg (17) and Milan (16) Pawelec from Poland, who dominated the recent races of the Alpe Adria International Championship in Brno in the Superstock 1000 and Superbike classes. Slovak racer Tomáš Tóth, the successful Slovak representative on natural circuits, is returning after his injury and he will show his talent in the Supersport and Superbike classes. Another person who will add variety to this year's Prix with his participation is the Czech racer Karel Pešek with his many successes at international events and participation in the world championship, along with the best competitors from countries around Slovakia and David and Milan Hanzalík, Ľudovít Krušina, Marcel Hruboš and others. In the Supersport 300 class we will see Ladislav Veverka, Lukáš Végh and others on the track.

Every day the number of registered competitors increases, you can find the actual list here:


Friday will belong to free practice sessions, qualifying and the first race will take place on Saturday. On Sunday we will witness a warm-up training, which will be followed by the second race. The preliminary time schedule, as well as other necessary information and results are available here:

Family Day at Malkia Park

Nearby Malkia Park, our first private ZOO, will welcome you with unique Family Day event, which will take place on Saturday. You can take our free shuttle bus with stop in Orechová Potôň railway station (Sat-Sun July 22-23 leaving from Orechova Potôň railway station to Malkia Park at 10:10 and 13:30 and from Malkia Park back at 13:00 and 17:00).

Young and old visitors can enjoy a performance by Tárajko and Popletajka, commented feeding of the animals and educational activities. Children will surely enjoy face painting.

Family Day´s Program

11:00 - guided feeding of the animals (approx. 45 mins), starting with black leopards
11:00 - 18:00 - fun activities, quizzes and interesting information about animal kingdom (children and adults)
12:00 - 18:00 - face painting
14:30 - guided feeding of the animals (approx. 45 mins) starting with American black jaguars
16:00 - Tarajko and Popletajka performance

In addition to the current program visitors can look forward to the Mechanical Zoo exhibition by artistic blacksmith Vladimír Eperješ.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Malkia Park here:

Military museum

You can also visit our Military Museum and its permanent exhibition of military technologies, such as different types of tanks, miliitary vehicles, armoured fighting vehicles, or fighter jet, attack helicopters and many more. Some vehicles are in perfect condition and driveable. Opening hours (for both days of the weekend): 11:00 - 19:00. You can find more information here:

@photo: Edmund Örzsik

@text: Richard Karnok