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GOODWOOD
Not to be confused with Goodwood House Hill Course (Festival of Speed)
Description  
Location Goodwood
WSX - West Sussex - England
Location Approx 1.1 km - 0.7 mi South West of Goodwood House Hill Course used for Festival of Speed
Latitude - Longitude + 50°51'34"     - 0°45'23"
50.859444     -0.756389
UTM Coordinates X = 657900.301  -  Y = 5636593.087  -  Zone 30U
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 26 m - 85 ft
Inauguration 1948
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (page 62)Author: Louis Klemantaski & Michael Frostick - Published by: Batsford Book - year: 1958
Description
(2) English (page 86)Author: Peter Swinger - Published by: Dial House - year: 2001 - ISBN: 0 7110 3104 5
Description
(3) English uk2.usp.net/bmrc/index.cfmBritish Moto Racing Circuits
(4) English www.formula2.net/FJ60_GB51.htmF2 Register
(5) English www.k9motorsport.co.uk/pg-CT-GW1.htm
(6) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(7) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/goodwood.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(8) English www.tvrspeedchampionship.co.uk/Venues.html
(9) Italian Autosprint 23/1963Map (info to be verified)
(10) Italian Autosprint 16/1965 (page 15)Map and description
(11) Italian Autosprint 34/1966 (page 16)The track closes, it will be available only to private drivers
(12) Italian Autosprint 21/1969 (page 19)Map and main data
(13) Italian Autosprint 32/1973 (page 46)Will it be reopened?
(14) English www.goodwood.co.ukOfficial website

(*) 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.

Goodwood
Description  
Years 1948÷1951
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1948
Closing 1951
Last update of this page January 22nd 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Madgewick - Fordwater - Saint Mary’s - Lavant Corner - Lavant Straight - Woodcote - Paddock Bend
length 3830  m 12566  ft 2.38  mi   (6)

Goodwood
Description  
Years 1952÷1966, 1996÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Madgewick - Fordwater - Saint Mary’s - Lavant Corner - Lavant Straight - Woodcote - Paddock Bend / The Chicane
length 3830  m 12566  ft 2.38  mi   (5)
length 3862  m 12672  ft 2.4  mi   (6)
length 3200  m 10499  ft 1.988  mi   (12)




Location: + 50°51'34", - 0°45'23"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

PHOTOS

Photos taken by David Griac (jpm) and reproduced with his kind permission

Photos by David Griac (jpm) - December 12th 2002
Click on thumbnail to open original large photo

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PaddockBrooklandsBruce McLaren’s stone. He died at Godwood on June 2nd 1970

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Turn 1 (Madgewick)Start/finish lineStart/finish lineBackwards

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Turn 1 (Madgewick)Lavant corner exit

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Chicane

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
December 18th 2011   1952÷1966, 1996÷... David Griac (jpm)   David Griac (jpm) Update Photos (on this site)
January 25th 2009     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 22nd 2009     Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 19th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 1st 2003     Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 30th 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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