East London Circuit

YEARS OF OPERATION KEY:
/ c = circa (about) / cn = cancelled / E = early / L = late / M = mid / r = ran / s = scheduled to run / z = ran karts, motorcycles, or other motorsport /
East London
Eastern CapeZAF
along the Indian Ocean


East London Circuit 83003 a
aka: Prince George Circuit
3.92 km.  paved road circuitr1/1/60-66, 69, s2001, 04, r08 active
uses part of old track; opened in 7/1959; FLibre (1960 [Paul Frere], 62), F1 (1961-63, 65-66, 69), FJr (1961)


Prince George Circuit 83003 b

17.75 km.  paved circuitr12/27/1934, 36-1/1/39 defunct
FLibre (1934 [Willard Whitney-Straight-handicap]), GP (1936-39), Voiturette (1939)


TRACK CHAMPIONS

RACES

Prince George Circuit
1 1936-01-01 track 'b' GP South African GP
1-Mario Massacuratti
(handicap)
Prince George Circuit
2 1937-01-01 track 'b' South African GP
1-Pat Fairfield, 2-Buller Meyer, 3-Steve Chiappini, 4-, 5-Bernd Rosemeyer
(handicap)
Prince George Circuit
3 1939-01-01 track 'b' 1500cc voiturettes South African GP
1-Luigi Villoresi, 2-Franco Cortese, 3-Mario Massacurati, 4-Roy Hesketh, 5-Francis Howe, 6-Armand Hug
18 laps; 14 starters/8 finishers
East London Circuit
4 1961-12-26 track 'a' Formula One South African GP
1-Jim Clark
East London Circuit
5 1962-12-29 track 'a' Formula One World Drivers' Championship South African GP
1-Graham Hill, 2-Bruce McLaren, 3-Tony Maggs, 4-Jack Brabham, 5-Innes Ireland, 6-Neville Lederle
82 laps
East London Circuit
6 1963-12-28 track 'a' Formula One World Drivers' Championship South African GP
1-Jim Clark, 2-Dan Gurney, 3-Graham Hill, 4-Bruce McLaren, 5-Lorenzo Bandini, 6-Jo Bonnier
85 laps
East London Circuit
7 1965-01-01 track 'a' Formula One World Drivers' Championship South African GP
1-Jim Clark, 2-John Surtees, 3-Graham Hill, 4-Mike Spence, 5-Bruce McLaren, 6-Jackie Stewart
85 laps