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SNETTERTON
Description  
Location Snetterton
NFK - Norfolk - England
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 52°27'46"     + 0°56'40"
52.462778     0.944444
UTM Coordinates X = 360352.431  -  Y = 5814498.473  -  Zone 31U
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 34 m - 112 ft
Inauguration 1951
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.snetterton.co.ukOfficial website
(2) English snetterton.motorsportvision.co.uk (...)Maps of 2011 layout [Publishing date: September 23rd 2010]
(3) English Motor Racing Circuits in England: Then & Now (page 141)Author: Peter Swinger - Published by: Dial House - year: 2001 - ISBN: 0 7110 3104 5
(4) Italian English ForumForum --> Europe --> Great Britain and Ireland --> GBR: Snetterton [ITA ENG]
(5) English en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snetterton_Motor_Racing_CircuitWikipedia
(6) English uk2.usp.net/bmrc/index.cfmBritish Moto Racing Circuits
(7) English www.octagonmotorsports.com/circuit/circuit2.asp?c=3
(8) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(9) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/snettert.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(10) English www.ten-tenths.com/forum (...)10 Tenths Forum --> Discussion Forum --> Racing Talk --> Trackside --> Snetterton Redevelopment Plans (merged)
(11) Italian Autosprint 6/1964 (page 72)Map
(12) Italian Autosprint 3/1966 (page 48)In 1966 it will host 20 races
(13) Italian Autosprint 13/1967 (page 10)Map
(14) Italian Autosprint 11/1968 (page 22)1967 profit (100,000 pounds) will be used for works on the track
(15) Italian Autosprint 21/1969 (page 21)Map and essential info
(16) Italian Rombo 14/1989 (page 38)Map
(17) English www.motorsportvision.co.uk (...) [Publishing date: November 12th 2010]

(*) 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.

Snetterton
Description  
Years 1951÷1964
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1951
Closing 1964
Last update of this page October 28th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Riches - Sear - Norwich Straight - Norwich Hairpin - Home Straight - Esses - Bomb Hole - Coram - Russell
length 4361  m 14308  ft 2.71  mi   (8)

Snetterton
Description Official length is unchanged, by Russell Corner was added
Years 1965÷1966
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1965
Closing 1966
Last update of this page December 27th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Riches - Sear - Norwich Straight - Norwich Hairpin - Home Straight - Esses - Bomb Hole - Coram - Russell
length 4361  m 14308  ft 2.71  mi   (8)

Snetterton
Description Official length is unchanged, by Russell Corner was changed.
After short course was built (1974), this layout was used rarely until 1979 and it was known as Long Course
Years 1967÷1979
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1967
Closing 1979
Last update of this page December 27th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Riches - Sear - Norwich Straight - Norwich Hairpin - Home Straight - Esses - Bomb Hole - Coram - Russell
length 4361  m 14308  ft 2.71  mi   (8)
length 4351  m 14275  ft 2.704  mi   (15)

Snetterton
Description  
Years 1974
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1974
Closing 1974
Last update of this page October 28th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Riches - Sear - Revett Straight - Esses - Bomb Hole - Coram - Russell

Snetterton
Description Esses was reprofiled
Years 1974÷1983
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1974
Closing 1983
Last update of this page December 28th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Riches - Sear - Revett Straight - Esses - Bomb Hole - Coram - Russell
length 3085  m 10121  ft 1.917  mi   (8)

Snetterton
Description Russell Bend reprofiled
Years 1983÷1989
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1983
Closing 1989
Last update of this page December 28th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Snetterton
Description Russell Bend reprofiled
Years 1990÷1996
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1990
Closing 1996
Last update of this page October 28th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Riches - Sear - Revett Straight - Esses - Bomb Hole - Coram - Russell
length 3137  m 10290  ft 1.949  mi   (8)

Snetterton
Description Russell Chicane reprofiled
Years 1997÷2010
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1997
Closing 2010
Last update of this page October 28th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Senna Straight - Riches - Sear - Revett Straight - Esses - Bomb Hole - Coram - Russell
length 3141  m 10306  ft 1.952  mi   (8)
length 3141  m 10306  ft 1.952  mi   (1)

Snetterton
Description At the end of 2005 this extension was proposed, but it was never developed
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 14th 2010
Info last update 2005
Designer  
Distinctive points Senna Straight - Riches - Sear - Revett Straight - Esses - Bomb Hole - Coram - Russell
length 5311  m 17424  ft 3.3  mi Full circuit (8)

Snetterton
Description Another proposal not developed dated 2007
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page December 28th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Snetterton 300
Description In September 2010 it was announced that within 2011 the circuit will be renewed and it will achieve an FIA Grade 2 licence. Three configuration will ba available: Snetterton 100 (short), Snetterton 200 (medium) and Snetterton 300 (long).
Years 2011
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page December 28th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4812  m 15787  ft 2.99  mi Long circuit (2)
length 4779  m 15679  ft 2.97  mi Long circuit (5)

Snetterton 200
Description In September 2010 it was announced that within 2011 the circuit will be renewed and it will achieve an FIA Grade 2 licence. Three configuration will ba available: Snetterton 100 (short), Snetterton 200 (medium) and Snetterton 300 (long).
Years 2011
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page December 28th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3219  m 10560  ft 2  mi Medium Circuit (2)
length 3219  m 10560  ft 2  mi Medium Circuit (5)

Snetterton 100
Description In September 2010 it was announced that within 2011 the circuit will be renewed and it will achieve an FIA Grade 2 licence. Three configuration will ba available: Snetterton 100 (short), Snetterton 200 (medium) and Snetterton 300 (long).
Years 2011
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page December 28th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1577  m 5174  ft 0.98  mi Short circuit (2)
length 1577  m 5174  ft 0.98  mi Short circuit (5)

Snetterton 2007 (proposal not developed dated 2005)

Snetterton 2007 (proposal not developed dated 2005)


Latitude - Longitude: + 52°27'46", + 0°56'40"
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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
December 28th 2012     Guido de Carli   Sal Chiappetta "Muzza" Update Description
November 15th 2010     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Peer Risch Update Description with map
October 28th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
October 16th 2005   1951÷1964 Guido de Carli     Update Description
October 16th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 19th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
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