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BISHOPSCOURT
Description  
Location Bishopscourt - Downpatrick
DOW - Down - Northern Ireland
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 54°18'29"     - 5°34'10"
54.308056     -5.569444
UTM Coordinates X = 332837.932  -  Y = 6020842.034  -  Zone 30U
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 8 m - 26 ft
Inauguration 1946
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.bishopscourtracingcircuit.com/circuitlo.htm
(2) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(3) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/bishops.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.

Bishopscourt
Description  
Years 1946÷1973
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1946
Closing 1973
Last update of this page November 12th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Esses - Perrie Straight - The Cutting - Mortons Bend - Neil’s Cross - Bishop Straight - Hairpin
length 4828  m 15840  ft 3  mi   (2)
length 4828  m 15840  ft 3  mi   (3)
Width 15.2  m 50  ft      (3)

Bishopscourt
Description  
Years 1992÷2000
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1992
Closing 2000
Last update of this page November 12th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Lismore Straight - Brock’s - Islandagore - Larchwood - Hairpin - Deegan’s - Fairways - Ringawaddy - Dunsfort
length 2913  m 9557  ft 1.81  mi   (2)

Bishopscourt
Description  
Years 2001÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 2001
Closing  
Last update of this page November 12th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Lismore Straight - Brock’s - Islandagore - Larchwood - Hairpin - Deegan’s - Fairways - Ringawaddy - Dunsfort
length 2945  m 9662  ft 1.83  mi   (3)
length 2945  m 9662  ft 1.83  mi   (1)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
November 12th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 9th 2002     Guido de Carli     Update Description
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