Crystal Palace, United Kingdom

Type: Parkland Circuit
Length:
2.000 Miles / 3.219 km (1937-1939), 1.390 Miles / 2.237 km (1953-1972)

Photographs Taken: July 2004

Autodrome: The Lost Race Circuits Of Europe, by By S.S. Collins and Gavin D. Ireland
Autodrome: The Lost Race Circuits Of Europe, by By S.S. Collins and Gavin D. Ireland - A nostalgic look at Europe's 'lost' motor racing venues in their heydays and as they are today



Numbers and arrows on map indicate the location and direction where the photographs were taken.



1. - Terraces. The original asphalt is under the grass!


2. - At 2/3 of the straight, heading to North Tower Crescent, approaching the kink.


3. - North Tower Crescent looking back, showing the exit of the kink (far middle of the photo).


4. - This is the New link. Photo taken at the exit of North-East turn. The New link is a sharp dip. Original track was turning right to the infield.


5. - Looking back to the New link. The wall at right (left side of the track) can be seen on early races photos.


6. - Same place as previous photo, this time looking ahead. New buildings on the right side. Old wall on the left side.


7. - Approaching Ramp bend. The grandstands of the stadium are built on a part of the track.


8. - Ramp bend, with the original wall on the left side. This turn is low banked.


9. - Continuing through Ramp bend


10. - Maxim Rise, looking back to the exit of Ramp bend


11. - Maxim Rise, looking ahead (underneath the access bridge to the station).


Photographs ©Michel Marti. Reproduced here with kind permission.