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#851 Duc-Man

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Posted 11 January 2020 - 09:40

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Sorry, but that's the wrong german flag...



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#852 ozpata

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 13:28

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#853 ozpata

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Posted 20 January 2020 - 13:15

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#854 ozpata

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Posted 26 January 2020 - 13:52

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#855 Bikr7549

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Posted 26 January 2020 - 18:37

The location for Cumberland is interesting. My Stone Sports Car Racing book lists the tracks location as Cumberland Maryland, but the airport used for this course is actually in West Virginia as indicated on the map above. The book also lists the track owner as the city of Cumberland - pretty odd as the town and the airport are in 2 separate states. Course record in 1963 was by a Cooper Monaco at 1:13, 77 mph. The one track picture in the book shows a nice hill side for spectating on the outside of the track, upper left side where the buildings are shown, so its not as bleak for viewing as many airport circuits can be.


Edited by Bikr7549, 27 January 2020 - 00:56.


#856 ozpata

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Posted 30 January 2020 - 13:58

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#857 LittleChris

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Posted 30 January 2020 - 23:09

You can access parts of the Davidstow circuit on Google Streetview and it doesn't seem as flat as a  normal airfield based track



#858 MCS

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Posted 31 January 2020 - 14:24

Interesting, although perhaps a little strange that you can get Streetview in places like Davidstow, although not all of it as Chris says.   Bing Maps has an Ordnance Survey map button which is sometimes useful.



#859 LittleChris

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Posted 31 January 2020 - 22:06

What I did notice when Streetviewing ( is that a new verb ? ) Davidstow is that a Duncan Turner seemed to be credited for the photos on the perimeter section so are Google franchising to the locals or does Mr Turner know they're using his pics ? 



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#860 wolf sun

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Posted 31 January 2020 - 22:32

Chris, I think that in the Streetview app people can submit their own pictures, so I suppose this is the case here. What do I know, though...!?



#861 LittleChris

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Posted 01 February 2020 - 23:05

I know what you mean Wolf but this is the first time I've come across images that  seem to flow and be marked in the satellite view as if they were Streetview, In my experience any images relating to the area are accessed via the little image boxes to the bottom right of the screen next to the Streetview figure. But what do I know  :rotfl:  :rotfl: 



#862 ozpata

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Posted 06 February 2020 - 13:18

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#863 ozpata

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 00:18

it seems that I got the direction wrong, can somebody confirm direction for this one and 36-39,

 

thank you



#864 Rob Miller

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 23:57

Hi ozpata,

 

From the text of sun on the grid, which has a comprehensive write-up of the races on both the circuits, it would appear that they were run in a clockwise direction.

 

I love the maps. :clap:

 

Rob

 

p.s. For the 36-39 races it was named the Prince George Circuit.


Edited by Rob Miller, 09 February 2020 - 00:03.


#865 ozpata

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Posted 09 February 2020 - 12:59

thank you very much Rob



#866 ozpata

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Posted 09 February 2020 - 13:24

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#867 ReWind

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Posted 09 February 2020 - 13:51

I'm afraid you also have to change the "kilometersteine", Oscar.



#868 ozpata

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Posted 09 February 2020 - 15:13

ahhh I thought it was way too easy, sorry



#869 ozpata

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Posted 09 February 2020 - 16:52

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but now just given some aerials it looks like there might be some more changes, will study them in the next few weeks and make corrections


Edited by ozpata, 09 February 2020 - 17:08.


#870 Ray Bell

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 00:02

As always, Oscar, your diligence is appreciated...

 

And the fact that you're willing to look deeply at suggestions of others. You do a great job!



#871 PayasYouRace

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 14:40

If I’m not mistaken the triangle shaped part between posts 21 and 24 became the circuit used for the South African GP in the 60s.

#872 ozpata

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 21:40

there is always a chance to make mistakes and sometimes the aerials don't make sense to what we are used to see in magazine maps, but when the aerials are from fairly close to the period in question, the roads dictate pretty much what can be used or not, they are not perfect but I will always try to get them as close to what I can, and for that I have to be always open to criticism or to get more views and questions, that is the best way to learn and do a proper job, even now after so many are done, when I get a new picture or something, I will go back and check to see if maybe I was going about it wrong or didn't approached the track well, imagine how it was used , everything helps, specially when sometimes it seems that a lot of info are just passed on without checking, I am not afraid to admit that I made a mistake, there are plenty of people around here that know those tracks far better than I do and their input is invaluable and always appreciated 

 

yes the section  between 21 and 24 markers is what it became the east london, not a lot of changes to the area as expected, but at first glance at some of those aerials and seems that I have to correct some parts, it doesn't seem anything major but since the aerials are from january 1939 it seems logical to go over and get it more closer to what it was, then the inner connection for the 36-39 seems like might need some correction also 


Edited by ozpata, 10 February 2020 - 21:45.


#873 Sterzo

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 13:41

It's a terrific thread, a great resource, and I'm sure there are many like myself who look here but don't post. Thank you, ozpata!



#874 D-Type

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 19:46

Being pedantic, the South African flag is wrong for 1934.  It should be the old Union flag, the one with blue, white and orange stripes, and three little flags in the middle.  Hopefully this link to wikipedia will work
https://en.wikipedia...(1928–1994).svg


Edited by D-Type, 11 February 2020 - 19:47.


#875 ozpata

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Posted 17 February 2020 - 12:10

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