GBR - UNITED KINGDOM
THRUXTON
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Description  
Location Thruxton
HAM - Hampshire - England
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 51°12'44"     - 1°35'46"
51.212222     -1.596111
UTM Coordinates X = 598058.155  -  Y = 5674361.698  -  Zone 30U
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 91 m - 299 ft
Inauguration 1950
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English World Motor Racing Circuits: A Spectator’s Guide (page 180)Author: Peter Higham, Bruce Jones - Published by: Andre Deutsch - year: 1999 - ISBN: 0-233-99619-2
Description
(2) English Motor Racing Circuits in England: Then & Now (page 155)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.barc.net/venues/thruxton/index.php
(5) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(6) Italian Autosprint 9/1968 (page 22)Rivelati i particolari del circuito (mappa)
(7) Italian Autosprint 4/1969 (page 23)Ottima pista, ma in crisi per difficoltà organizzative
(8) Italian Autosprint 13/1969 (page 14)De Adamich spiega come si guida (con mappa)
(9) Italian Autosprint 13/1969 (page 14)De Adamich spiega come si guida (mappa)
(10) Italian Autosprint 21/1969 (page 21)Mappa e dati essenziali
(11) Italian Autosprint 32/1969 (page 8)Risk about future
(12) Italian Autosprint 27/1970 (page 36)Petizione antirumore per chiudere il circuito
(13) Italian Autosprint 17/1972 (page 46)Continua l’attività
(14) English www.thruxtonracing.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.

Thruxton
Description  
Years 1950÷1952
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1950
Closing 1952
Last update of this page October 27th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Home Straight - Club - Ashton Straight - Farm Straight - Anchor - Horizon Bend - The Shelters - Windy Corner
length 3042  m 9979  ft 1.89  mi   (5)

Thruxton
Description  
Years 1953÷1958
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1953
Closing 1958
Last update of this page October 27th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Home Straight - Club - Windy Corner - The Shelters - Horizon Bend - Anchor - Farm Straight - Ashton
length 4437  m 14557  ft 2.757  mi   (5)

Thruxton
Description  
Years 1959÷1962
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1959
Closing 1962
Last update of this page October 27th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Home Straight - Windy Corner - The Shelters - Horizon Bend - Anchor - Hangar Rise - Club

Thruxton
Description  
Years 1963÷1966
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1963
Closing 1966
Last update of this page October 27th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Home Straight - Windy Corner - The Shelters - Horizon Bend - Anchor - Hangar Rise - Club

Thruxton
Description  
Years 1968?÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 27th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Allard - Campbell - Cobb - Seagrave - Noble - Goodwood - Village - Church - Brooklands - Club
length 3792  m 12439  ft 2.356  mi   (4)
length 3805  m 12484  ft 2.364  mi   (6)





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Photos taken in September 2002 by David Griac (jpm) and reproduced with his kind permission

Photos by David Griac (jpm) - September 2002
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