Location Ouston
DUR - Durham - England
Location Approx. 20 km - 12 mi North West of Newcastle Upon Tyne
Latitude - Longitude + 55°01'33"     - 1°52'38"
55.025833     -1.877222
UTM Coordinates X = 571774.736  -  Y = 6098242.383  -  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 147 m - 482 ft
Inauguration August 8th 1959
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Motor Racing Circuits in England: Then & Now (page 114)Author: Peter Swinger - Published by: Dial House - year: 2001 - ISBN: 0 7110 3104 5
(2) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR - Sprint Venues [ENG]
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(4) English GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(5) English

(*) 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.

Description Direction to be confirmed
Years 1959÷1964
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Airfield course
Inauguration August 8th 1959
Closing 1964
Last update of this page July 8th 2006
Info last update  
Distinctive points Crossways - Hillhead - The Esses - Cheeseburn
length 2414  m 7920  ft 1.5  mi   (4)
length (approx) 2414  m 7920  ft 1.5  mi Approximated length (1)
length 2291  m 7517  ft 1.424  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (5)

Description It hosted British Sprint Championship in 1981
Years 1981?
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Last update of this page January 9th 2010
Info last update  
Distinctive points  

Ouston 1959÷1964

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

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Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 9th 2010   1981? Guido de Carli   andylaurence Update Description without map
July 22nd 2009   1959÷1964 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
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