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**Guess the circuit**

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Re: **Guess the circuit**

Post by hollie3sa » 1 year ago

Latest post of the previous page:

Actually, I don't think this track ever hosted an official Tasman race, at least according to what I can find at oldracingcars. But you're very close.

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Post by Michkov » 1 year ago

Warwick Farm? But that should've held Tasman Cup races

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Post by hollie3sa » 1 year ago

Not Warwick Farm. But another weird track.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

I was going to say Baskerville, but that is still used for special events.

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Post by hollie3sa » 1 year ago

Even WEIRder than Baskerville :whistling:

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

Well my next guess is Hume Weir on that basis..... :wink: It has that quarry look to it. (It was built in a quarry) Originally opened as a an unsealed gravel track in 1959. Tarmac was put down in the very early sixties. Closed c1980 when it was discovered the ground near the Weir / Dam needed strengthening to avoid it slipping away.

The roadway and the entry gate to the pit area still remains (certainly a couple of years ago) and the painted grid layout at the downhill Start-Finish line although faint can still be seen, any other remains of the circuit have deteriorated in recent years.

You know you used another part of Hume Weir in this thread a few months ago? :wink: viewtopic.php?p=345045#p345045

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Post by hollie3sa » 1 year ago

Yes, I remember I asked for Hume Weir just a few months ago. Was that against the rules? :blush:

When I found the first photo, I saw the opportunity to ask for a track that would not be solved immediatly with the first answer. Wouldn't have known myself to be honest.




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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

Not against the rules no.... quite a clever ploy really.
I havent read the book, but I have read quite a bit about the history and stuff.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

Try this one:

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Post by Michael Ferner » 1 year ago

Alexandria Bay in New York?
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Post by PTRACER » 1 year ago

I was about to say the Ards circuit, but perhaps that’s not correct!
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

No and No

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

It is no longer an active circuit, although they do still have a Historic Demo day using the same streets It was a street circuit as you can probably tell with houses in the background. It stopped holding races in WW2.

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Post by Michael Ferner » 1 year ago

Lobethal?
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

No but you are getting closer.

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Post by hollie3sa » 1 year ago

Phillip Island road circuit?

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