The circuit opened in 1975. It is, with the Croix en Ternois circuit, one of the rare circuits located in the North of France.
He circuit quickly enjoyed considerable success. Just a year after its opening, the circuit opens up to competition. A Alain Prost will win his 10thwin of the season in Formula Renault, are realizing the pole position and the lap record. In 1977, the circuit hosted the final of the French Touring Car Championship.