Port Wakefield 857

Port Wakefield

A couple of miles to the east of Port Wakefield in South Australia, this was the first permanent racing circuit to be built in Australia after World War II.

Country
Australia
Location
Port Wakefield, South Australia
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A couple of miles to the east of Port Wakefield in South Australia, this was the first permanent racing circuit to be built in Australia after World War II. It held the Australian Grand Prix in 1955 but closed down six years later. Although demolished, the layout is still visible from the air.

Circuit

1953 - 1961

Type

Permanent road course

Length

1.3 (Miles)

Description

Fastest Race Lap

Fastest Qualifying Lap

Latest Races

Race name Date Championship Laps Winner

1955 Australian Grand Prix

10/10/1955

Non-championship

80

Jack Brabham

Jack Brabham

3,128

Championships

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12,833

Results

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15,933

Drivers

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8,248

Teams

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856

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