NZL - NEW ZEALAND
CHRISTCHURCH, CARRS ROAD RACEWAY
Description  
Location Halswell, Christchurch - Canterbury - South Island
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 43°34'06"     +172°32'47"
-43.568333     172.546389
UTM Coordinates X = 624876.483  -  Y = 5174908.039  -  Zone 59G
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 18 m - 59 ft
Inauguration 1961
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) New Zealand English www.chchkartclub.co.nzOfficial website
(2) New Zealand English www.chchkartclub.co.nz/history.pdfHistory

(*) 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.

Carrs Road Raceway
Description  
Years 1961÷1963
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 24th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Carrs Road Raceway
Description Track used at least in 1964. At the end of main straight, there was a series of very tight corners known as ’Dog Leg’, that was soon removed.
Years 1964÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration April 1964
Closing  
Last update of this page September 24th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Main Straight - Dog Leg
length 400  m 1312  ft 0.249  mi   (2)

Carrs Road Raceway
Description Compared to 1964 layout, Dog Leg was removed
Years ...÷1972
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing 1972
Last update of this page September 24th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Carrs Road Raceway
Description A hairpin was added
Years 1972÷1985
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration 1972
Closing 1985
Last update of this page September 24th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 530  m 1739  ft 0.329  mi   (2)

Carrs Road Raceway / Christchurch Powerbuilt Tools Kart Raceway
Description  
Years 1985÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration 1985
Closing  
Last update of this page September 24th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 620  m 2034  ft 0.385  mi   (1)

Carrs Road Raceway / Christchurch Powerbuilt Tools Kart Raceway
Description Extension proposed for the first time in 1995 and more times in following years
Years 1995
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 24th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
September 24th 2009     Guido de Carli   Roelard Smit New Description without map
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