Description This location on April 20th 1912 hosted he first event run by Bristol Motor Club at Chew Magna: a hillclimb with 146 entries!
Location Chew Magna
SOM - Somerset - England
Latitude - Longitude + 51°22'21"     - 2°37'04"
51.3725     -2.617778
UTM Coordinates X = 526604.996  -  Y = 5691318.95  -  Zone 30U
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Altitude AMSL 136 m - 446 ft
Inauguration April 20th 1912
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR - Hillclimbs [ENG]
(2) English

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Chew Magna
Years 1912
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Hillclimb
Inauguration April 20th 1912
Last update of this page May 10th 2011
Info last update  
Distinctive points  
length 1223  m 4014  ft 0.76  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)
Difference in level 85  m 279  ft    Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)

Chew Magna

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Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 10th 2011   1912 Guido de Carli andylaurence andylaurence New Description with map
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