Description Street circuit used in 1950s; for sure in 1950-1951, maybe also before and later. Pits were in start/finish area, right of the track; main grandstand was on the left. I have no more info.
Location Erlen
TG - Thurgau - Ostschweiz
Location Erlen, in North East Switzerland
Latitude - Longitude + 47°32'48"     + 9°13'30"
47.546667     9.225
UTM Coordinates X = 516930.496  -  Y = 5265940.671  -  Zone 32T
Swiss national coordinates Y = 734470  -   X = 267746
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 (*)
Altitude AMSL 450 m - 1476 ft
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian mail, note Mail from Lorenzo Tommasi dated March 20th 2006
(2) English mail, note Mail from Barry Boor dated November 12th 2005
(3) English mail, note Mail from Michel Marti dated May 3rd 2006
(4) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(5) English GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(6) English Register
(7) English

(*) 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.

Years 1948?÷1950÷1951÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Last update of this page January 19th 2011
Info last update  
Distinctive points Hauptstrasse - Bahnhofstrasse - Poststrasse
length 2800  m 9186  ft 1.74  mi   (5)
length 2800  m 9186  ft 1.74  mi   (6)
length 2816  m 9239  ft 1.75  mi   (4)
length 2736  m 8976  ft 1.7  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (7)



Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth -
( can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)

Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
June 2nd 2006   1948?÷1950÷1951÷... Guido de Carli   Michel Marti Update Description
April 9th 2006   1948?÷1950÷1951÷... Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description
November 14th 2005   1948?÷1950÷1951÷... Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Barry Boor New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
Guido de Carli
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