GBR - UNITED KINGDOM
LYDDEN
Description  
Location Lydden Hill
KEN - Kent - England
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 51°10'38"     + 1°11'53"
51.177222     1.198056
UTM Coordinates X = 374045.027  -  Y = 5671076.262  -  Zone 31U
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 108 m - 354 ft
Inauguration 1955
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Motor Racing Circuits in England: Then & Now (page 103)Author: Peter Swinger - Published by: Dial House - year: 2001 - ISBN: 0 7110 3104 5
Description
(2) English ForumForum --> Chat in English --> Aerials of circuits [ENG]
(3) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR - Lydden hill [ENG]
(4) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR - Sprint Venues [ENG]
(5) English uk2.usp.net/bmrc/index.cfmBritish Moto Racing Circuits
(6) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(7) English www.tvrspeedchampionship.co.uk/Venues.html
(8) Italian Autosprint 21/1969 (page 19)Map and main data
(9) Italian Autosprint 17/1974 (page 46)First race on June 2nd
(10) English www.lyddenhill.co.uk/info.phpOfficial website
(11) English www.lyddenracecircuit.co.ukOfficial 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.

Lydden
Description  
Years 1967÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Rallycross
Inauguration February 4th 1967
Closing  
Last update of this page February 13th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Hairy Hill - North Bend - Devil’s Elbow - Dover Slope
length 1609  m 5280  ft 1  mi   (7)
length 1609  m 5280  ft 1  mi   (6)
length 1400  m 4593  ft 0.87  mi   (10)

Lydden
Description  
Years 1955÷1965
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Dirt Road course
Inauguration 1955
Closing 0965
Last update of this page April 13th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Lydden
Description  
Years 1965÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1965
Closing  
Last update of this page April 13th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Paddock Bend - Hairy Hill - North Bend - Devil’s Elbow - Dover Slope - Chessons Drift - Pilgrims - Canterbury Straight
length 1609  m 5280  ft 1  mi   (10)
length 1133  m 3717  ft 0.704  mi   (8)





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