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MOUNT DRUITT
Description  
Location Mount Druitt
NSW - New South Wales
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 33°45'30"     +150°47'48"
-33.758333     150.796667
UTM Coordinates X = 295933.188  -  Y = 6262458.021  -  Zone 56H
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 31 m - 102 ft
Inauguration 1950
Closing November 1958
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(2) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/mtdruitt.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(3) English Autosport (UK) 8/1954 (page 230)1954 Mount Druitt 24 Hours Road Race, January 31st/February 1st 1954 [Publishing date: February 19th 1954]

(*) 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.

Airstrip Circuit
Description There were two different tracks available: one "normal" (1.5 mi long) and an Extended one (length unknown)
Years 1950÷1952
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1950
Closing October 1952
Last update of this page April 12th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2414  m 7920  ft 1.5  mi   (1)

Long Circuit
Description According to Autosport 8/1954 track was 2,2 mi long, while according web sources its length was 2,4 mi. I don’t know if they are reporting two different track layouts or if there is a mistake.
Years 1952÷1958
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration November 1952
Closing November 1958
Last update of this page April 12th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Pit Straight - Castle - Stable Straight - Devil’s Elbow - Strip Straight - Railway - Farm Straight - Dam - Pit Corner
length 3540  m 11616  ft 2.2  mi   (3)
length 3862  m 12672  ft 2.4  mi   (1)
length 3862  m 12672  ft 2.4  mi   (2)

Long Circuit with Loop
Description Layout similar to Long Circuit, but with a Loop at Railways Corner
Years 1952÷1958
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration November 1952
Closing November 1958
Last update of this page April 12th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Pit Straight - Castle - Stable Straight - Devil’s Elbow - Strip Straight - Railway - Farm Straight - Dam - Pit Corner

Extended Long Circuit
Description Layout similar to Long Circuit, but with an extension that replaced Pit Straight and Castle Corner
Years 1952÷1958
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration November 1952
Closing November 1958
Last update of this page April 12th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Stable Straight - Devil’s Elbow - Strip Straight - Railway - Farm Straight - Dam - Pit Corner





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 12th 2009     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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