NZL - NEW ZEALAND
LEVIN
Description Street circuit used from 1956 until 1976. Sources don’t agree on track length and on changes over the years
Location Levin - Manawatu-Wanganui - North Island
Location 48 km - 30 mi from Palmerston and 100 km - 62 mi from Wellington, on the Levin State Highway
Latitude - Longitude - 40°37'36"     +175°15'57"
-40.626667     175.265833
UTM Coordinates X = 353330.625  -  Y = 5501239.605  -  Zone 60G
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 33 m - 108 ft
Inauguration 1956
Closing 1976
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian Da Monza a Indianapolis (page 200)Author: Tommaso Tommasi - Published by: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Published in: Italia - year: 1973
(2) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(3) Australian English www.sergent.com.au/nzmr.htmlNew Zealand Motor Racing
(4) Australian English www.sergent.com.au/tas64l.html
(5) Australian English www.sergent.com.au/tas67l.html
(6) Australian English www.sergent.com.au/tas73l.html
(7) Australian English www.sergent.com.au/tas74l.html
(8) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/levin.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World

(*) 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.

Levin
Description  
Years 1956÷1963
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Lake Bend - Hokio Bend - Hairpin - Beach Bend - Willis Corner - Castrol Curve
length 1899  m 6230  ft 1.18  mi   (2)

Levin
Description  
Years 1964÷1966, 1975
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Lake Bend - Hokio Bend - Hairpin - Beach Bend - Willis Corner - Castrol Curve
length 1899  m 6230  ft 1.18  mi   (2)
length 1770  m 5807  ft 1.1  mi   (4)

Levin
Description  
Years 1967
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Lake Bend - Hokio Bend - Hairpin - Beach Bend - Willis Corner - Castrol Curve
length 1899  m 6230  ft 1.18  mi   (2)
length 1930  m 6332  ft 1.199  mi   (5)

Levin
Description  
Years 1968÷1973
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Lake Bend - Hokio Bend - Hairpin - Beach Bend - Willis Corner - Castrol Curve
length 1899  m 6230  ft 1.18  mi   (2)
length 1920  m 6299  ft 1.193  mi   (6)
length 1930  m 6332  ft 1.199  mi   (1)
Width 9.1  m 30  ft      (1)

Levin
Description  
Years 1974
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Lake Bend - Hokio Bend - Hairpin - Beach Bend - Willis Corner - Castrol Curve
length 1899  m 6230  ft 1.18  mi   (2)
length 2010  m 6594  ft 1.249  mi   (7)

Levin

Levin



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 8th 2009     Guido de Carli   David Griac (jpm) Update Description
April 8th 2004     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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