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GBR - UNITED KINGDOM
GURSTON DOWN
Description  
Location Gurston Down
WIL - Wiltshire - England
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 51°02'03"     - 1°58'07"
51.034167     -1.968611
UTM Coordinates X = 572318.173  -  Y = 5654130.516  -  Zone 30U
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 150 m - 492 ft
Inauguration 1967
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR - Hillclimbs [ENG]
(2) English enformer4.usp.net/bmrc/circuit2.cfm?venue=gd
(3) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2812927Track layout
(4) English www.gurstondown.orgOfficial website

(*) 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.

Gurston Down
Description  
Years 1967÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Hillclimb
Inauguration 1967
Closing  
Last update of this page May 11th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Start - Hollow - Karoussel - Ashes - Finish
length 966.521  m 3171  ft 0.601  mi   (2)
length 967  m 3171  ft 0.601  mi   (4)
length 1025  m 3362  ft 0.637  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)
Width 3.7  m 12  ft      (4)
Difference in level 53.6  m 176  ft    Between lowest and highest points (1)
Difference in level 42.7  m 140  ft    Between start and finish lines (4)

Gurston Down

See this track layout with milermeter.com

(Google Maps and milermeter.com can bee used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)


Latitude - Longitude: + 51°02'03", - 1°58'07"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 11th 2009   1967÷... Guido de Carli Roelard Smit Roelard Smit Update Description with map
November 11th 2008   1967÷... Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 1st 2003   1967÷... Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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