Prince George Circuit, East London, South Africa

Prince George Circuit, East London, South Africa

Located in a picturesque coastal town of East London, in the East Cape province, East London has deep colonial roots. Opened in 1959 the track hosted three F1 South African Grand Prix in the early 1960s, two of which were won by Jim Clark and the other one by the mustachioed Graham Hill. Ultimately though it was deemed that the circuit was not large enough to accommodate F1 cars, and future races moved to Kyalami.

By Phil Clark

Located in a picturesque coastal town of East London, in the East Cape province, East London has deep colonial roots. Opened in 1959 the track hosted three F1 South African Grand Prix in the early 1960s, two of which were won by Jim Clark and the other one by the mustachioed Graham Hill. Ultimately though it was deemed that the circuit was not large enough to accommodate F1 cars, and future races moved to Kyalami.

By Phil Clark

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