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#101 CSquared

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:55

Closest active... 100 km
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Is that as fantastic to drive as it looks? It looks like a mini Nordschleife.

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#102 skywing

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:57

Is that as fantastic to drive as it looks? It looks like a mini Nordschleife.



#103 ferenc_k

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:00

Hungaroring, 15 km.

#104 smitten

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:05

Closest to me is Three sisters (Go karting track though.) 2 Miles away.

Second is the old Aintree race circuit. 15 Miles away.

Current is the Oulton Park circuit. 30 miles away.


same circuits, different distances.

#105 Eff One 2002

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:06

Eastern Creek, Sydney. About 4 hours drive away. Now known as Sydney Motorsport Park

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#106 Peat

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:10

Otherwise it's beauty of of a mudpile:


I'm really not that far from Foxhill, yet i think i've only been there once when the Scandanavian Buggy's came over.

Not much of a bikes man.


#107 Les

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:15


Wow

#108 911

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:20

Street Circuit: Long Beach (15 miles)
Permanent Oval/In-field Circuit: California Speedway (45 miles)
Permanent Road Course: Willow Springs Raceway (75 miles)

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#109 paulogman

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:36



lime rock

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#110 Amin

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:47

Donnington Park and Mallory Park.

#111 rijole1

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 22:02

I'm living in the southern part of Sweden, so Anderstorp Raceway - once the circuit for Swedish GP - is nearest - about 200 km away

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Here Niki Lauda - the winner of 1978 Swedish GP in Brabham

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#112 purplesector

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 22:36

Born 13 miles from Silverstone. Live 25 miles from Brands Hatch. Have seen grands prix and driven (very non-competitively!) at both.

#113 PayasYouRace

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 22:59

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That looks incredible and it's a figure of 8 too. :D :eek: :up:

#114 nissan_gtp

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 23:11

Richmond International Speedway 2 miles away


RIR, about 55 miles

#115 mgs315

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 23:19

...worth a visit if you happen to be in Surrey


Agreed. On my brief time working for Sony and attending conferences at Mercedes Benz World I'm amazed that the following is most I ever saw:



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Such a shame really.

#116 noikeee

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 23:21

Nope. :p Closest circuit: Moscow Raceway. Straight-line distance from where I currently work(and live) is over 1100 km.


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:D

You live in Siberia or something?

#117 rasul

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 23:37

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:D

You live in Siberia or something?

Pretty much. I live 11 months a year in the CIS countries. I work here. It sucks because I can't attend any Grand Prix.

But there's one positive side. :D

#118 InSearchOfThe

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 00:26

Indianopolis Motor Speedway is about 35-45 minutes away from where I currently live.

#119 jonpollak

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 00:39

Brooklands - the right crowd and no crowding (a bit like Bahrain....)


And me...
Jp

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#120 MaxCrazyEddieCayer

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 01:10

I live 4 km away from circuit gilles Villeneuve. Or one métro station away, 10 min bike ride or 20 min walk.

#121 MaxCrazyEddieCayer

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 01:13

I'm 15 minutes away from Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

:wave:

Looks like we are neighbours!! Do you live in the city or the south shore suburbs?

#122 Marc Sproule

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 01:45

I've lived about an hour from Laguna Seca for the majority of my life. Been there hundreds of times, starting somewhere in the mid-'60s.

Here are a few of the snaps I've taken there over the years. Still lots more in my archives that haven't been scanned.

http://www.flickr.co...57633184376288/

All my sets.....

http://www.flickr.co...81980@N03/sets/

#123 Sin

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 04:34

it's so intresting both to see known Circuits and also to see Circuits you never heard about :D

and yay... I am not the only one close to Sachsenring only .... I should have gone to Tübingen to study there, then I would be closer to Hockenheim xD

Edited by Sin, 20 June 2013 - 04:35.


#124 BullHead

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 07:28

Croft 90 miles up, Oulton Park 90 miles down. I'm pretty much bang in the middle of my two 'local' tracks.

Worse UK track for me to go and visit is Snetterton. It's such an arse on the roads across and down there. Takes all day. Even Brands is easier from here. (cumbria)

#125 mark f1

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:06

I'm about 30 minutes away from Eastern Creek in Sydney.

#126 artista

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:25

About 60 Km away from Circuito de Guadix: http://www.circuitodeguadix.com/

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#127 Reinmuster

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:32

35 mins from Sepang International Circuit.





#128 ColchesterF1

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:36

60 Miles away from both Brands Hatch and Snetterton

#129 Burtros

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 10:37

+1.

Many memories of wheels coming off cars and flying over our heads into the car park beyond!


Castle Combe local here too. Presume you are tlaking about parts of Simon Norris Evo!?

These days I dont see a lot of racing on track there, although I am a regular visitor for the action days when you can use your own car on track. Missing the one in a weeks time though sadly:(

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#130 nada12

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 11:15

I've lived about an hour from Laguna Seca for the majority of my life. Been there hundreds of times, starting somewhere in the mid-'60s.

Here are a few of the snaps I've taken there over the years. Still lots more in my archives that haven't been scanned.

http://www.flickr.co...57633184376288/

All my sets.....

http://www.flickr.co...81980@N03/sets/

Love it! Great work.

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As for myself, I'm approximately in the middle of Dijon, Hockenheim, and Monza. Without checking Hockenheim might be the closest, at least it's the least hassling to get to.

#131 windoesnot

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 11:27

Closest and where I spent 13 years racing is 3 Sisters Kart circuit:

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Closest long circuit is Oulton Park:

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#132 LB

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 11:35

Add me to the Knockhill list 130miles away from me. Doune Hillclimb is about 95miles

#133 weltmeister1995

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 11:36

F1 Circuit closest to me are in present:
Budapest,about 300km close to me.
And then of course famous,A1 Red bull ring in Austria(70km within the reach)...

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#134 krapmeister

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 11:41

Living in Melbourne my closest track is Albert Park (albeit only once a year) at about 18kms.

Calder Park would be the closest permanent track at ~30mins (approx. 32kms) but has now closed. Sandown takes about the same time to get to but is a little further away (approx. 40kms). Others nearby are:

- Broadford < 1hr (approx. 80kms)
- Phillip Island ~90mins (approx. 140kms)
- Winton ~2hrs (approx. 210kms)

:)

Edited by krapmeister, 21 June 2013 - 11:18.


#135 king_crud

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:06

I live in South London so Brand Hatch I guess??? Growing up in Australia Oran Park (RIP) was the closest until they built Eastern Creek

#136 Henrytheeigth

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:13

Albert Park to me, I just have to go drive down one road and there I am. I rode my bike to albert park lake at night last year lol. I love how smooth it is. :D

#137 W154

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:20

I am about 65 km from Winton in Victoria ,Australia. It used to be a great little circuit but I think they ruined the flowing nature of it when they extended it so they could get the V8 Soooooper Doooooper cars to run there. Fortunately both versions of the circuits still exist and there have been many improvements over the years resulting in the circuit becoming a very popular and successful motoring and racing complex.
Did hundreds of laps there in 70's and 80's, loved harrying big V8's through the Sweeper into Tank and then the left / right combo before the back straight where my car would tend to "wander" a bit before the braking duel at The Esses. Have not driven the extended circuit but hope to have a blast later in the year.

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#138 krapmeister

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:52

I've done a couple of trackdays at Winton in the last year - based on what I saw on telly I never really rated it but it's actually quite a fun little track to drive :)

#139 Mc_Silver

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 14:18

About 30km away from Istanbul Park in Istanbul, Turkey :)

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#140 JohnnySchwaffel

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 14:24

I am close to Spa (45 minutes drive) and Zolder (30 minutes drive)....

Gotta love Belgium for they're racing tracks and decent beers!!!

#141 drionita

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 14:51

I'm about 130 kms and 55 years far from Pescara Grand Prix Circuit :)

#142 PayasYouRace

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 15:00

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Here's a map of our local tracks. The blue circles are for people who gave distances to the circuits themselves (that were large enough to actually show up). I hope I didn't miss anyone out or get any of the coordinates wrong.



#143 BRG

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 16:08

I live in South London so Brand Hatch I guess???

Crystal Palace (if we are counting defunct tracks)?

#144 HaydenFan

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 17:08

Closest and where I spent 13 years racing is 3 Sisters Kart circuit:

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Quick question. Do they use the outloop as a circuit? Not a challenging layout, but a fast one that would be quite fun.

#145 AustinF1

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 17:13

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Here's a map of our local tracks. The blue circles are for people who gave distances to the circuits themselves (that were large enough to actually show up). I hope I didn't miss anyone out or get any of the coordinates wrong.

20 miles from COTA. I want my circle!

;)

#146 GrzegorzChyla

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 18:09

I live in Poland yet the closest to me is the Brno Circuit (Czech Republic), at least that I know of. Still about 200 km from me though.

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I have Poznan at 168 (but tomorrow will be there!), Brno 280, Lausitz 283, Kielce 308, Avus 368 and Most 386.
I haven't been to Most yet.

#147 superdelphinus

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 18:11

Oulton park, probably about 40 miles or something

#148 wrighty

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 19:15

15.1 miles from Croft circuit :) (and i used to be able to hear the stock cars at the old Aycliffe Stadium when i was growing up.......it never leaves ya ;) )

#149 Peter Perfect

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 21:34

20 miles from Knockhill

#150 Amphicar

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 22:08

8km from Daytona - but not the one in Florida!

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