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BROOKLANDS
Description  
Location Brooklands
SRY - Surrey - England
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 51°20'59"     - 0°28'09"
51.349722     -0.469167
UTM Coordinates X = 676236.631  -  Y = 5691757.135  -  Zone 30U
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 16 m - 52 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (page 34)Author: Peter Swinger - Published by: Dial House - year: 2001 - ISBN: 0 7110 3104 5
Description
(2) English (page 9)Author: Sam S. Collins, Gavin D. Ireland - Published by: Veloce Publishing Ltd - year: 2005 - ISBN: 1904788319
(3) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland -->
(4) English ForumForum --> Chat in English --> Aerials of circuits [ENG]
(5) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR - Brooklands [ENG]
(6) English goran.wall.sk/galeria/Brooklands%20f1.skDavid Griac’s photo gallery
(7) English members.fortunecity.com/quintin_cloud/18941925/1921jcc.htmThe Formula One Homepage of Grand Prix Results and History
(8) English www.brooklands.org.ukThe Brooklands Society
(9) English Dutch www.circuitsofthepast.nlCircuit of the Past
(10) English www.kolumbus.fi/leif.snellman/t4.htmThe Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing
(11) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(12) English www.teamdan.com/archive/gen/1922.html#jc2
(13) English www.teamdan.com/archive/gen/1923.html#jcc
(14) English www.teamdan.com/archive/gen/1925.html
(15) Italian Autosprint 37/2001 (page 46)Short description
(16) Italian Quattroruote 720/2015 (page 63)Actual situation (photos and description in brief) [Publishing date: September 2015]

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Outer circuit
Description  
Years 1907÷1939
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration 1907
Closing 1939
Last update of this page October 11th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4442  m 14572  ft 2.76  mi   (8)
length 4452  m 14606  ft 2.766  mi   (10)

Mountain circuit
Description  
Years 1907÷1939
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1907
Closing 1939
Last update of this page October 11th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1883  m 6177  ft 1.17  mi   (8)
length 1883  m 6178  ft 1.17  mi   (10)

Campbell circuit
Description  
Years 1907÷1939
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration January 1st 1907
Closing 1939
Last update of this page October 11th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3637  m 11932  ft 2.26  mi   (8)
length 3648  m 11969  ft 2.267  mi   (10)

Junior Car Club "200"
Description  
Years 1921÷1924
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type  
Inauguration 1921
Closing 1924
Last update of this page October 11th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4347  m 14262  ft 2.701  mi   (7)
length 4370  m 14337  ft 2.715  mi   (13)
length 4390  m 14403  ft 2.728  mi   (12)
length 4500  m 14764  ft 2.796  mi   (14)

Test track
Daimler Chrysler Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 9th 2003
Info last update May 2003
Designer  
Distinctive points  




Latitude - Longitude: + 51°20'59", - 0°28'09"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

PHOTOS

Photos originally published on goran.wall.sk, David Griac’s website, and published here with his authorization. Description in English are by the author, translation in Italian is mine

Photos by David Griac (jpm) -  
Click on thumbnail to open original large photo

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Byfleet bankingByfleet cut-throughBrooklands wallByfleet banking

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Overgrown bankingIt is steep

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EdgeNot public banking

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Private bankingConcrete blocks

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Missing concrete

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Byfleet banking cutByfleet banking cutIt is wide

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Moss on the concrete

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Privatejpm at infield info boardInfield info boardByfleet banking foothpath

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Remaining Byfleet bankingInfield kart track

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Beautiful curbsRemaining Byfleet banking

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Top of the banking

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Byfleet banking endRiver Wey bridge

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Vickers Bridge Corner

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Vickers Bridge CornerAerodrome Curve

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Museum entranceAerodrome CurveSahara Straight

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Aerodrome CurveEnd of Members bankingMercedes-Benz WorldStart of Railway Straight

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Hennebique Bridge (gone)High Members banking

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River Wey & MuseumBrooklands Museum

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Janet....Ford 1936Museum map

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BP Petrol PagodaSunbeam Tea RoomMalcolm Campbell ShedHenry Birkin memo

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Clerk Of The CourseMercedes 30s speed carPlanes and jets

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Finishing Straight & MBMembers BankingOff Finishing Straight

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Members BridgeFinishing StraightMemebers BridgeTowards Gallahers

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Before Members BridgeMembers Banking start

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Bridge to nowhere (MB)Off Finishing Straight

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this high

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Members Hill RestaurantsTest HillInside Members Banking

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AviationSpectator Entrance

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Towards Hennebique BridgeTop of the bankingMembers BridgeNieco z lietadla

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Memorial info boardMemorial 1957Safety car

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Plane partsDangerous old plane

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In front of the ClubhouseTest HillBrooklands doubledeckerClubhouse

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Strange carPlastic circuit mapOpening Day Parade

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Car exhibitionThree track layouts

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PioneerNapier-RailtonBluebird speedcar

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Fell in love with NapierBABSBABS historyBABS insides

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BABS is weirdSomething quickBABS sidewayLand speed records

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Bluebird is simpleRaymond MaysNapierjpm racer

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The 1st British GPSenna collection50s stars

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Formula Junior 1959Graham Hill & Hunt

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Segrave & CampbellUS carSenna’s McLaren

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Nigel Mansell’s helmet

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Hulme’s McLaren 1969Some car

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Some F1 carHäkkinen’s McLarenClark

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End of Byfleet Banking

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
September 3rd 2015     Guido de Carli     Update Description
June 18th 2010     Guido de Carli   Roelard Smit Update Description
October 2nd 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
July 16th 2007     Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Description
May 16th 2007     Guido de Carli   David Griac (jpm) Update Photos (link)
May 16th 2007     Guido de Carli   David Griac (jpm) Update Photos (on this site)
July 18th 2003     Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 9th 2003 Test track   Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 24th 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
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