Castle Combe

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Address

Castle Combe Circuit address
Castle Combe Circuit,
Chippenham,
Wiltshire,
SN14 7EY

How to Get there

Castle Combe circuit is situated close to J17/18 of the M4. From here it is clearly signposted with the brown tourist signs.

Train to Castle Combe: The closest train station to Castle Combe is Chippenham Rail Station which is 4.8 miles away.

Accommodation

Accommodation near Castle Combe circuit:

The Castle Inn Hotel
Market Place,
Castle Combe,
Chippenham,
Wiltshire
SN14 7HN‎
Phone: 01249 783 030

Garden House Bed & Breakfast
The Gardens,
Grittleton,
Chippenham,
Wilts
SN14 6A
Phone: 01249 782 507

Fosse Farmhouse
Nettleton Shrub,
Nr Castle Coombe,
Wiltshire
SN14 7NJ
Phone:01249 782 286

Brief Circuit information

Castle Combe Circuit is a fast race circuit located in Chippenham in Wiltshire, about 20 miles from Bristol.

Aerial Shot

Description

Castle Combe Circuit is on an old World War 2 RAF airbase that was opened in 1941 and decommission in 1948. The Castle Combe Circuit was then used for it’s first motorsport event in 1950 and has since had motor racing stars such as Stirling Moss, Mike Hawthorn and John Surtees race the circuit.
The original circuit was kept in it’s same format right through to 1999 when 2 new chicanes were added to the circuit to slow down the cars following a death of a spectator at the circuit.

Castle Combe Race Circuit is 1.85 miles long and consists of 7 turns. The lap record for the new circuit with the chicanes is 59.387 seconds that was done by a British F3 car in 2005.

However, Castle Combe Circuit has noise restrictions in place and as such is no longer able to host the British Formula 3 Championship, British Touring Cars or the British GT Championship as these cars go over the permitted sound levels.

Castle Combe

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