GBR - UNITED KINGDOM
CROFT
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Description  
Location Croft-on-Tees
NYK - North Yorkshire - England
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 54°27'17"     - 1°33'27"
54.454722     -1.5575
UTM Coordinates X = 593518.546  -  Y = 6035074.118  -  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 57 m - 187 ft
Inauguration 1927
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Motor Racing Circuits in England: Then & Now (page 53)Author: Peter Swinger - Published by: Dial House - year: 2001 - ISBN: 0 7110 3104 5
Description
(2) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR - Sprint Venues [ENG]
(3) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Croft Circuit may face closure…
(4) English uk2.usp.net/bmrc/index.cfmBritish Moto Racing Circuits
(5) English www.euro-racing.com/europacup/1997/circuits/croft.htm
(6) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(7) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/croft.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(8) English www.tvrspeedchampionship.co.uk/Venues.html
(9) Italian Autosprint 50/1971 (page 36)Iniziati i lavori di rifacimento della pista
(10) English www.croftcircuit.co.uk/circfac.phpOfficial 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.

Croft
Description  
Years 1927÷193x
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type  
Inauguration 1927
Closing  
Last update of this page November 21st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Original Airfield Circuit
Description  
Years 1950÷?
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 21st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Club - Cowton - Dalton - Birch - Halnaby - Bigland - Walmire - Neasham Straight
length 2639  m 8659  ft 1.64  mi to be verified  

Historic Circuit
Description  
Years ?÷1981, 1994÷1996
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration  
Closing 1996
Last update of this page November 21st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Tower Bend - Jim Clark Esses - Barcroft - Sunny - Railway Straight - Hangar Complex - Hawthorn Bend - Chicane
length 2816  m 9240  ft 1.75  mi   (6)
length 2897  m 9504  ft 1.8  mi    

Croft
Description  
Years 198x?÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Rallycross
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 21st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Hawthorn Bend - Chicane

Croft
Description Besides main course, there are two completely separated club courses.
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 21st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Clervaux - Hawthorn Bend - Chicane - Tower Bend - Jim Clark Esses - Barcroft - Sunny In - Sunny Out - Complex - Hairpin
length 3423  m 11230  ft 2.127  mi Long circuit (10)
length 3423  m 11230  ft 2.127  mi Long circuit (5)
length 3423  m 11230  ft 2.127  mi Long circuit (6)
length 3423  m 11230  ft 2.127  mi Long circuit  
length 1997  m 6552  ft 1.241  mi Club Circuit (6)

Croft
Description It hosted British Sprint Championship in 1996 and 2000 onwards
Years 1996, 2000÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Sprint Venue
Inauguration 1996
Closing  
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   1996, 2000÷... Guido de Carli   andylaurence Update Description
January 22nd 2009     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 21st 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 25th 2007     Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Description
March 24th 2003     Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 9th 2002     Guido de Carli     New Description
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