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BLANDFORD
Description  
Location Blandford
DOR - Dorset - England
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 50°52'17"     - 2°06'54"
50.871389     -2.115
UTM Coordinates X = 562271.116  -  Y = 5635896.1  -  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  
Inauguration August 27th 1949
Closing May 29th 1950
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Motor Racing Circuits in England: Then & Now (page 14)Author: Peter Swinger - Published by: Dial House - year: 2001 - ISBN: 0 7110 3104 5
Description
(2) English www.motorracing-archive.com/sub_page.cfm/editID/270.htm
(3) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/blandfor.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.

Blandford
Description On map copied on sources there is a conversion mistake on traclk length. As this is an English track, I think the right one is the one in miles, i.e. 5053 m - 3.14 mi
Years 1949÷1950
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration August 27th 1949
Closing May 29th 1950
Last update of this page January 7th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5037  m 16526  ft 3.13  mi to be verified (3)
length 5053  m 16579  ft 3.14  mi to be verified (3)
length 4850  m 15912  ft 3.014  mi to be verified (3)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 7th 2008     Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Description
June 16th 2004     Guido de Carli     New Description
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