Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Circuit Update: Silverstone International Circuit

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Silverstone Circuit has been updated to show the various layouts that have been used since the circuit’s inauguration in 1948. Often said as the “Home of British Motorsport”, Silverstone has been used as a venue for Formula One since the sport’s inception in 1950, holding claim as the first ever Grand Prix. Since then the circuit has evolved and with a recent redevelopment of the pit and media buildings, Silverstone’s future looks bright. (more…)

Site Update: France

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The AI tracks in France have been added to the Europe section of AerialF1, detailing forty-nine circuits in the country, bringing the total up to fifty-five published. France obviously has a strong link with motorsport and more on that will be written soon. (more…)

Site Update: Central Europe Page

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Due to a funny issue with WordPress (in which I think I reached a maximum limit for words or links on a page) I have been forced to move three countries over to a new page entitled Central Europe. France, Italy and United Kingdom have been moved, for now at least… (more…)

Site Update: Slovakia

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Slovakia has been added to the Europe section of AerialF1, detailing seventeen of the twenty circuits found in the country. The nation has a limited motorsport industry but does boast a few kart tracks and many old street courses used prior to the country’s peaceful split from Czechoslovakia in 1992. Google Earth is yet to update imagery that includes the new Sloviaring. (more…)

Site Update: Bulgaria

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Bulgaria has now been added to the Europe section of AerialF1, detailing fourteen circuits including five street courses, one airport track and eight kart tracks. Of the street courses, all are located on highways and incorporate bridges and therefore loop sections (with the sole exception of Varna). Although many street circuits around the world make use of these loops found at the junctions, only Bulgaria seem to use these to the extent they have. From Ruse which uses just one bridge to Sofia which utilises four (two bridges used each way). (more…)

Site Update: Czech Republic

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Czech Republic has been added to the Europe section of AerialF1, detailing eight circuits in the country, some of which date back to before WWII and when the country was known as Czechoslovakia, peacefully splitting from Slovakia in 1993. The Brno circuits were used a lot in the 1930s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s and went through many iterations before the permanent facility was built in 1987. (more…)

Site Update: Sweden

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Sweden has been added to the Europe section, detailing 26 circuits out of the 28 total found in the country so far. Sweden has quite a history with motorsport, although many of the circuits are made from snow and ice each winter and therefore are not listed with aerial photography. (more…)

Site Update: Estonia

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Estonia has been added to the Europe section of AerialF1, listing seven circuits that either have been or are currently used in the country. Like with so many other European nations, Estonia’s motorsporting history dates back to the pre-war era when Estonia was under its initial control of the Russian Empire. (more…)

Site Update: Serbia

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Serbia has now been added to the Europe section of AerialF1, complete with Google Earth imagery for five circuits. Serbia’s motorsporting history can be traced back to the pre-war era where many races were held on public road courses. (more…)

Site Update: Ireland

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Ireland has been added to the Europe section, with six of the thirteen circuits listed so far. The most famous of tracks in Ireland is Mondello Park, which still hosts events to this day. Many of the other circuits were old public road courses which are no longer in operation, although Hermann Tilke did design a city course in Dublin for A1GP in 2009.