AUS - AUSTRALIA
BALLARAT
Description Circuit first used on Australia Day (National Day, January 26th) in 1947. Then it was used for sure in 1950, 1951 and for Victoria Trophy in 1961, last event it hosted. Moreover, an evend was scheduled in 1960, but it was canceled due to the weather
Location Ballarat
VIC - Victoria
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 37°30'44"     +143°47'36"
-37.512222     143.793333
UTM Coordinates X = 746888.169  -  Y = 5844636.364  -  Zone 54H
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  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) NearMap
Altitude AMSL 440 m - 1444 ft
Inauguration January 26th 1947
Closing 1961
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1521860Track layout
(2) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(3) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/ballarat.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World

(*) 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.

Ballarat
Description Track length reported by Motor Racing Circuits Database and The GEL Motorsport is quite different from the one calculated on aerial photo. I don’t know if track layout or length value are right.
Years 1947÷1961
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration January 26th 1947
Closing 1961
Last update of this page January 1st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5150  m 16896  ft 3.2  mi   (2)
length 5150  m 16896  ft 3.2  mi   (3)
length 3459  m 11349  ft 2.15  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Ballarat

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 1st 2008     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Michel Marti New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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