Description Circuit first used in 1949 for Australian GP (Formula Libre). It has been used until mid 1950s. In 1987 it hosted "Back-to-Leyburn Day", a one off historic meeting.
Main and Back straights were two runways of an airfield used, while second straight was on an access road
Location Leyburn
QLD - Queensland
Location Approx 8 km - 5 mi North of Leyburn
Latitude - Longitude - 27°56'57"     +151°36'09"
-27.949167     151.6025
UTM Coordinates X = 362522.15  -  Y = 6907642.733  -  Zone 56J
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  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) NearMap
Altitude AMSL 409 m - 1342 ft
Inauguration 1949
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(2) English GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(3) 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.

Years 1949÷195x
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1949
Last update of this page January 4th 2008
Info last update  
Distinctive points Main Straight - Porter Corner - Liberator Avenue - Beckhouse Bend - Back Straight - Hamblin Corner
length 6920  m 22703  ft 4.3  mi   (2)
length 7145  m 23440  ft 4.44  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (3)


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Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 4th 2008     Lorenzo Tommasi Lorenzo Tommasi   New Description with map
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