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ROAD RAC­ING BANNED IN SA

String of fa­tal­i­ties & in­ci­dents puts stop to tra­di­tional road rac­ing; cir­cuit needed

TRACK OPENS

Jan­uary 1, Aus­tralia's first pur­pose-built bi­tu­men car rac­ing track opens its gates, 6 turns/2.0km

AUS­TRALIAN GRAND PRIX

Oct 10, Jack Brab­ham wins 80-lap­per in his Cooper T40 Bris­tol. Car still races to­day

DUMPED

April 3, deemed in­ad­e­quate for 1961 AGP; in­fra­struc­ture pinched to hastily build Mal­lala

LAST-EVER RACES

May 14, his­toric fi­nal meet­ing or­gan­ised by Austin 7 Club of South Aus­tralia

WHAT'S LEFT

Just a few patches of orig­i­nal bi­tu­men, al­though out­line still vis­i­ble on Google Maps

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