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KNOCKHILL
Description  
Location Knockhill
FIF - Fife - Scotland
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 56°07'45"     - 3°30'20"
56.129167     -3.505556
UTM Coordinates X = 468574.974  -  Y = 6220570.791  -  Zone 30V
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia
Altitude AMSL 250 m - 820 ft
Inauguration 1974
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English World Motor Racing Circuits: A Spectator’s Guide (page 86)Author: Peter Higham, Bruce Jones - Published by: Andre Deutsch - year: 1999 - ISBN: 0-233-99619-2
Description
(2) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR - Sprint Venues [ENG]
(3) English uk2.usp.net/bmrc/index.cfmBritish Moto Racing Circuits
(4) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(5) English www.knockhill.comOfficial 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.

Knockhill
Description It can be used in both directions, but usually it is run in clockwise direction
Years 1974÷...
Direction Either   Either
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1974
Closing  
Last update of this page October 29th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Duffus Dip (Seat Curves) - McIntyre (Scotsman) - Butcher’s - John R Weir Chicane - Brabhams - Clark (Carlube) - Daewoo (Hislops) - Taylors (Real Radio Hairpin)
length 2092  m 6864  ft 1.3  mi   (4)
length 2092  m 6864  ft 1.3  mi   (5)
Width 9.1  m 30  ft      (5)
Difference in level (approx) 61  m 200  ft      (5)

Knockhill
Description Abandoned proposal for extend the circuit and improve all facilities. The ultimate aim was to host a Scottish F.1 Grand Prix.
Years 197x
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 29th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3700  m 12139  ft 2.299  mi   (5)

Knockhill
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Rallycross
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page July 8th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Duffus Dip (Seat Curves) - Daewoo (Hislops) - Taylors (Real Radio Hairpin)

Knockhill
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Rallycross
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page July 8th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Duffus Dip (Seat Curves) - Daewoo (Hislops)

Knockhill
Description It hosted British Sprint Championship from 1990 to 1992, in 1998 and from 2001 to 2007
Years 1990÷1992, 1998, 2001÷2007
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Sprint Venue
Inauguration 1990
Closing 2007
Last update of this page December 27th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
December 27th 2009   1990÷1992, 1998, 2001÷2007 Guido de Carli   andylaurence Update Description
October 29th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 19th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
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