Bastogne

The Circuit des Ardennes was the first major race to be held on a closed course, instead of running from city to city.

Official Name
Circuit des Ardennes
Country
Belgium
Location
Bastogne, Wallonia
Co-ordinates
50.000162, 5.714806
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First Race

The Circuit des Ardennes was the first major race to be held on a closed course, instead of running from city to city. It also began a tradition of racing in the area that continues today at Spa-Francorchamps. Pierre de Crawhez originally suggested the event, and he won the second race to be staged the following year. The 1904 race, on an extended circuit, produced the closest finish when George Heath defeated Georges Teste by just one minute.

Voiturette Course

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Type

Temporary road course

Length

25.004 (Miles)

Fastest Race Lap

Louis Wagner (Darracq 20hp), 31m04.0, 48.291 mph, Voiturette, 1905

Type

Temporary road course

Length

29.826 (Miles)

Fastest Race Lap

Albert Clement (Clement), 45m02.0, 39.739 mph, Voiturette, 1904

Full Course

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Type

Temporary road course

Length

73.48 (Miles)

Fastest Race Lap

Henri Rougier (De Dietrich 24/28), 1h04m21.0, 68.513 mph, 1905

Type

Temporary road course

Length

53.5 (Miles)

Fastest Race Lap

Louis Wagner (Darracq 120hp), 45m29.0, 70.575 mph, GP, 1906

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