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ORAN PARK
Description Track active until 2010, when it was closed and overbuilt with new houses
Location Narellen
NSW - New South Wales
Location 45 km - 28 mi from Sydney, 73 km - 45 mi from Wollongong and 400 km - 250 mi from Canberra
Latitude - Longitude - 34°00'30"     +150°43'58"
-34.008333     150.732778
UTM Coordinates X = 290626.791  -  Y = 6234602.394  -  Zone 56H
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) NearMap
Altitude AMSL 114 m - 374 ft
Inauguration 1962
Closing February 2010
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian (page 204)Author: Tommaso Tommasi - Published by: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Published in: Italia - year: 1973
Map and description in brief
(2) English ForumForum --> Oceania --> Australia --> Oran Park (ENG)
(3) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Oran Park, Narellan, NSW - destroyed - the end
(4) Australian English www.hsv.com.au/racing/tracks/oran_park.htm
(5) English www.milermeter.com/?r=4277833Track layout
(6) English www.milermeter.com/?r=4277847Track layout
(7) English www.milermeter.com/?r=4277867Track layout
(8) English www.milermeter.com/?r=4277875Track layout
(9) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(10) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/oran.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(11) Australian English www.smh.com.au (...) [Publishing date: January 23rd 2010]

(*) 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.

Oran Park
Original circuit
Description  
Years 1962÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1962
Closing  
Last update of this page February 7th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1609  m 5280  ft 1  mi   (10)
length 1609  m 5280  ft 1  mi   (9)

Oran Park
South Course
Description I don’t know in what years this layout was used. At first it was the only layout available, but after North extension was built it was knows as South Course (but I don’t know if it was unchanged or not)
Years ...÷1973÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 7th 2011
Info last update 1973
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1947  m 6389  ft 1.21  mi   (10)
length 2012  m 6601  ft 1.25  mi   (1)
length 1960  m 6431  ft 1.218  mi South Course (9)
length 1663  m 5455  ft 1.033  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (5)
Width 11  m 36  ft      (1)

Oran Park
Full circuit
Description South Course is the previous layout still in use
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 7th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2620  m 8596  ft 1.628  mi Full circuit (9)
length 2623  m 8606  ft 1.63  mi Full circuit (10)
length 2620  m 8596  ft 1.628  mi Full circuit (4)
length 2641  m 8665  ft 1.641  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (6)

Oran Park
North Course
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 7th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 660  m 2165  ft 0.41  mi North Course (9)
length 937  m 3076  ft 0.583  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (8)

Motorcycle Circuit
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page July 8th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2649  m 8692  ft 1.646  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (7)

Oran Park (all layouts)

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This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

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Oran Park (...÷1973÷..., then South Course)

Oran Park (...÷1973÷..., then South Course)

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(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Oran Park, complete circuit

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This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

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(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Oran Park, North Circuit

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Oran Park, Motorcycle Circuit

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This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

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(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)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Latitude - Longitude: - 34°00'30", +150°43'58"
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
February 7th 2011     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli David Griac (jpm) Update Description with map
November 26th 2004   ...÷1973÷... Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
March 5th 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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