The contents of this archive were originally produced by Ray Bell and posted on the Nostalgia Forum at http://www.atlasf1.com. The text and images contained in the original postings have not been altered. Any text entered by myself for continuity purposes appears in italics.
Lobethal - Australia
Type: Street Circuit
Length: 8.575 miles
Used: 1938 - 1948
This huge street circuit in South Australia ran past the Onkaparinga River, and the townships of Lobethal and Charleston. Its first event was the South Australian GP in 1938, and the 1939 Australian GP. Other events were held in 1940 and 1948. Racing ended on the circuit in 1948 when the government banned street racing.
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