RSA - SOUTH AFRICA
KILLARNEY
Description  
Location Cape Town - Western Cape
Location 8 km from Cape Town and 8 km from Belville-Paarl
Latitude - Longitude - 33°49'28"     + 18°31'38"
-33.824444     18.527222
UTM Coordinates X = 271148.384  -  Y = 6254559.058  -  Zone 34H
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 14 m - 46 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian (page 199)Author: Tommaso Tommasi - Published by: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Published in: Italia - year: 1973
(2) English www.killarneyovaltrackracing.freeservers.com/about.html
(3) English www.polo.co.za/circuits.html
(4) English www.racingcircuits.net/forum/messages/3/571.html#POST853Motor Racing Circuits Database
(5) Italian Autosprint 48/1970 (page 26)Map

(*) 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.

Killarney
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page March 7th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Hoal’s Hook (Conti) - Quarry (Engen) - Damps Dip (Shell) - Tygerberg Straight - Malmesbury Sweep (Sabat) - Killarney Straight - Cape Town (Vodacom)
length 3267  m 10719  ft 2.03  mi   (2)
Min width 7.4  m 24  ft      (1)

Killarney

Killarney



PHOTOS

All photos were taken in October 2004 by Yves-Henri Randier, reproduced here with author’s descriprion with kind permission.

Photos by Yves-Henri Randier - October 2004
Click on thumbnail to open original large photo

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Overall plan of the track and premisesFrom the Engen Boma looking right to Shell Corner towards Oval Corner with Table Mountain in the backgroundFrom the Engen Boma looking straight ahead to Conti and the starting grid with Table Mountain still behindFrom the pits towards Vodacom Corner with view of the Drag line on the left.... with Table Mountain again

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Extra shot with pitbabesExtra shot with pitbabes  


Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
March 7th 2006     Guido de Carli   Yves-Henri Randier New Photos (on this site)
September 21st 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 26th 2004     Guido de Carli     New Photos (link)
February 26th 2004     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
July 12th 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
September 16th 2002     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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