Eastern Creek, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Posted on October 15th, 2007

Eastern Creek Built and owned by the New South Wales Government to host the 1991 Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Eastern Creek Raceway is 3.93 km in length. In addition to racing of the two wheeled Read More

Circuit de Catalunya, Montmeló, Barcelona, Spain

Posted on October 8th, 2007

A relative newbie in the world of motor racing, this track was constructed in 1991 with a length of 4.6km and has been the home to the Spanish Grand Prix ever since. It’s a regular Read More

Bahrain International Circuit

Posted on October 8th, 2007

Another green fields (read ‘white sands’) purpose-built development to secure the ‘Bernie and Max Formula 1 show’ in this part of the globe. The 5.4 km Hermann ‘the German’ Tilke-designed circuit only cost NZ$200m to Read More

Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace (“Interlagos”), Sao Paulo, Brazil

Posted on October 8th, 2007

Built in 1936 on ground considered unusable for housing they promptly thought it would make a jolly nice place to build a race circuit instead. Interlagos was a magnificent facility in its original form, with Read More

Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Georgia, USA

Posted on October 8th, 2007

Real Racing – Real Fast. Apparently. Built in 1960, this oval circuit is 2.4km in length and actually IS one of the fastest tracks in the US, on the NASCAR circuit that is. As with Read More

Daytona Speedway, Florida, USA

Posted on September 2nd, 2007

First opened in 1959, this 4 km oval circuit was endowed with an integral 6 km road course in 1966 in order to broaden its use. It’s the spiritual home of NASCAR, also now the Read More

Kyalami, South Africa

Posted on September 2nd, 2007

Kyalami has always had something of a potted history, being in and out of trouble most of the time. Situated 25km north of Johannesburg, it opened in 1961 and hosted GPs from 1967. The 4 Read More

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada

Posted on September 2nd, 2007

With the rapidly rising star that was Gille Villeneuve in 1978, and with Mosport Park being deemed too dangerous, a new track was built in record time for the Canadian GP that year. Situated, amazingly Read More