GBR - UNITED KINGDOM
AINTREE
Description The first race was raced in anticlockwise direction.
Location Aintree
LIV - Liverpool (Merseyside district) - England
Location 8 km - 5 mi north of Liverpool
Latitude - Longitude + 53°28'33"     - 2°56'24"
53.475833     -2.94
UTM Coordinates X = 503982.213  -  Y = 5925206.829  -  Zone 30U
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 24 m - 79 ft
Inauguration 1954
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Motor Racing Circuits of Europe (page 58)Author: Louis Klemantaski & Michael Frostick - Published by: Batsford Book - year: 1958
Description
(2) English Motor Racing Circuits in England: Then & Now (page 8)Author: Peter Swinger - Published by: Dial House - year: 2001 - ISBN: 0 7110 3104 5
Description
(3) English uk2.usp.net/bmrc/index.cfmBritish Moto Racing Circuits
(4) English www.liverpoolmotorclub.com/about/aintree-circuit-map
(5) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1408044Track layout
(6) English www.nwsprints.co.uk
(7) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(8) Italian Conoscere la Formula 1 1 (page 280)Published by: Rizzoli Editore - year: 1984
(9) Italian Autosprint 2/1965 (page 65)1965 events in brief
(10) Italian Autosprint 3/1966 (page 5)Map and description
(11) Italian Autosprint 46/1967 (page 24)It will be reopened in 1968?
(12) Italian Autosprint 39/1971 (page 38)It will be reopened within next winter

(*) 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.

Aintree

Long circuit
Description  
Years 1954÷1964
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1954
Closing 1964
Last update of this page June 23rd 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Waterway Corner - Anchor Crossing - Sefton Straight - Cottage Corner - Country Corner - Village Corner - Vallentines Way - Beechers Bend - Railway Straight - Club Circuit Loop - Melling Crossing - Tatts Corner - Finishing Straight
length 4828  m 15840  ft 3  mi Long circuit (8)
length 4828  m 15840  ft 3  mi Long circuit (7)
length 4815  m 15796  ft 2.992  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (5)

Club Circuit

Club Circuit
Description  
Years 1954÷1965, 1968÷1982
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1954
Closing 1982
Last update of this page June 23rd 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Circuit Club Loop - Country Corner - Village Corner - Vallentines Way - Beechers Bend - Railway Straight
length 2205  m 7233  ft 1.37  mi   (7)
length 2640  m 8661  ft 1.64  mi Club Circuit (8)

Club Circuit
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 13th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Club Corner - Country Corner - Village Corner - Vallentines Way - Beechers Bend - Railway Straight
length 2414  m 7920  ft 1.5  mi   (4)

Sprint Circuit
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Point to point track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 13th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Country Corner - Village Corner - Vallentines Way - Beechers Bend - Railway Straight
length 1847  m 6060  ft 1.148  mi   (6)

Aintree 1954÷1964

Aintree 1954÷1964

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
February 13th 2009     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 19th 2008   1954÷1964 Guido de Carli Vasco Vasco Update Description with map
August 19th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 10th 2002   1954÷1964 Guido de Carli     New Map
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