GBR - UNITED KINGDOM
SHAKESPEARE COUNTY RACEWAY, AVON PARK RACEWAY
Description After Second World War, old Long Marston Airfield was used sometimes as drag strip. Later a circuit was used for some races of different types. Since September 9th 1973 drag strip was used more regularly. Over the years it was named Long Marston Aerodrome, Long Marston Raceway, Avon Park Raceway e Shakespeare County Raceway
Not to be confused withl Long Marston circuit
Location Long Marston
WAR - Warwickshire - England
Location Long Marston Airfield
Latitude - Longitude (approx) + 50°43'05"     - 1°52'46"     (approx)
50.718056     -1.879444     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 579103.543  -  Y = 5619071.189  -  Zone 30U     (approx)
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 (approx) 1 m - 3 ft    (approx)
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR & IRL: Altri circuiti - Other tracks [ITA - ENG]
(2) English bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showthreaded.php/Number/174922Location and description in brief
(3) English www2.rhbnc.ac.uk/~uhaa028/avonpark.html
(4) English www.shakespearecountyraceway.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.

Avon Park Raceway, Long Marston Raceway, Shakespeare County Raceway
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1973
Closing  
Last update of this page January 9th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Avon Park Raceway, Long Marston Raceway, Shakespeare County Raceway
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Asphalted Drag strip
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 9th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 402  m 1320  ft 1/4  mi   (4)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 9th 2008 Avon Park Raceway, Long Marston Raceway, Shakespeare County Raceway   Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 2nd 2007 Avon Park Raceway, Long Marston Raceway, Shakespeare County Raceway   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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