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Track Information and History

Snetterton's original purpose was as an RAF airfield, designated for use by the 96th United States Air Force Bomber Group between May 1943 and November 1948. The circuit itself was created in 1951 from the network of remaining runways and its first race event was held in the same year by the Aston Martin Owner's Club.

The circuit configuration has changed several times during Snetterton's 60 year history. In the 1960s and early 70s it was 2.7 miles in length and during this period Russell Bend was added as the final corner of the track, in order to slow race vehicles as they approached the pits. Since the 1970s, however, the lap was shortened considerably to just under two miles until 2010, when circuit owner MSV announced the greatest redevelopment in the venue's history to create a new multi-configuration layout, completed in February 2011.

Snetterton has hosted many significant events over the past six decades, including non-championship F1 encounters, the first Formula Ford events and the UK's first ever 24 hour race, the Willhire 24 Hour, which ran from 1980 to 1994. It is also a renowned testing venue and has contributed to the development of many race winning cars, including those from the Lotus factory such as the DFV-powered 49 and the Indy 500-winning 38. Most recently, a host of Le Mans 24 Hour cars have been developed at the Norfolk track, including Bentley's first Le Mans car for 70 years, the EXP Speed Eight. The all-conquering Audi R8 and Williams BMW LMP were also spotted first at Snetterton.

Track Layout

  • Snetterton Layout
    Snetterton

    Length: miles / km

  • Snetterton Layout
    Snetterton

    Length:
    Snetterton 2.710 miles / 4.361 km

  • Snetterton Layout
    Snetterton

    Length:
    Snetterton 1.952 miles / 3.141km

  • Snetterton Layout
    Snetterton

    Length:
    Snetterton 300 2.969 miles / 4.779 km
    Snetterton 200 2.000 miles / 3.219 km
    Snetterton 100 0.980 miles / 1.577 km

Race Winners
Year Car Drivers Distance Speed
miles mph
Circuit Length: 3.914 Miles / 6.299 km
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Practical Information
COMPANY TICKET WEBSITE CONTACT
Snetterton Tickets http://www.snetterton.co.uk/ +44 (0) 84 3453 9000
Snetterton Tickets http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/ +44 (0)33 3321 9996
Snetterton Tickets https://www.seetickets.com/venue/snetterton-norfolk/1012 +44 (0)84 3902 0768
Shops and Supermarkets
SHOP ADDRESS CONTACT LOCATION
Morrisons Morrisons, 146 Victoria Road, Diss IP22 4XF +44 (0)13 7964 0954
Aldi Aldi, 37-38 Mere St, Diss IP22 4AG +44 (0)800 042 0800
Sainsburys Sainburys, High St, Attleborough NR17 2EH +44 (0)19 5345 1095
Iceland Iceland, 1, The Burrells, Minstergate, Thetford IP24 1BN +44 (0)18 4275 0746
Village Stores Village Stores, Market St, East Harling, Norwich NR16 2AD +44 (0)19 5371 8115
Garages and Mechanics
GARAGE ADDRESS CONTACT EMAIL
Harkness Auto Services Unit 9, Chalk Lane, Snetterton, Snetterton, NR16 2JZ +44 (0)19 5388 7442
Homerton Garage Unit 8, Oakwood Farm, Harling Road, Snetterton, Snetterton, NR16 2JU +44 (0)19 5388 7020
Firs Garage Attleborough Hall, 31 Norwich Road, Attleborough, NR17 2AJ +44 (0)19 5345 3470
High Oak Vehicle Services The Corals, Silver Street, Besthorpe, Attleborough, NR17 2LE +44 (0)19 5360 6868
Terry Dye Vehicle Services Buckenham Road, ATTLEBOROUGH, NR17 1NQ +44 (0)19 5345 2550
Fuel LOCATION
Shell A11 Bypass, Attleborough NR17 1PUtd> +44 (0)19 5345 5550
Esso Exchange Street, ATTLEBOROUGH, Norfolk, NR17 2AB +44 (0)19 5345 5434
BP Norwich Road, THETFORD, Norfolk, IP24 2JJ +44 (0)18 4276 5936
Shell Victoria Road, DISS, Norfolk, IP22 4GY +44 (0)13 7964 4024
Esso Mundford Rd, Thetford, IP24 1NB +44 (0)18 4276 6727
  • Travel and Transport

    How to get there and how to get around the track.

    You'll find the circuit 10 miles north-east of Thetford on the A11 from London to Norwich.
    From the south, leave the M11 at junction 9 and follow the A11.
    From the north or west, use the M11/A11 and join the A11 after Newmarket.
    The nearest international airport is London's Standsted, approximately 65 miles away. Norwich Airport is closer and offers flights to a range of European and domestic destinations.

    Eccles Road, Attleborough and Thetford stations are on the main Cambridge to Norwich line. Eccles Road is closest at two miles, and is about 40 minute's walk to the circuit.

    Information Links.

    National Rail »
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    Other Links.

    Sammies Taxi 01953 444444 »
    Street Cars 01953 453100 »
    Grahams Taxis Norfolk Ltd 01953 454600 »
    Road Line Taxis 01953 455725 »
    Taxis Attleborough 01953 600125 »
  • Maps

    The map room. All maps covering the track and surround areas

    Snetterton Map Snetterton Map
  • Hotels, Motels & Campsites
    HOTEL ADDRESS CONTACT LOCATION
    The Angel Inn Larling, Norwich, NR16 2QU +44 (0)19 53 717963
    info@angel-larling.co.uk
    Breckland lodge London Road, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1AY +44 (0)19 53 455202
    enquiries@brecklandlodge.co.uk
    Field Cottage B and B Eccles Road, East Harling. Norfolk. NR16 2JE +44 (0)19 53 718712
    iallott@hotmail.com
    Aldercarr Hall Attleborough Road - Great Ellingham - Norfolk - NR17 1LQ +44 (0)19 53 453 400
    Lime Kiln Farm Banham, Norwich. NR16 2BT +44 (0)19 53 887 401
    bookings@limekilnfarmhouse.co.uk
    Bars
    BAR ADDRESS CONTACT LOCATION
    The Eagle Harling Rd, Great Hockham, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1NP +44 (0)19 5349 8893
    The Greyhound The Street, Tibenham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 1PZ +44 (0)13 7967 7676
    The Swan Inn Market St, East Harling, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 2AD +44 (0)19 5371 7951
    The Angel Inn Larling, Norwich, NR16 2QU +44 (0)19 53 717963
    info@angel-larling.co.uk
    The Red Lion The Green, Caston, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1DB +44 (0)19 5348 3858
    Resturants
    RESTURANT ADDRESS CONTACT LOCATION
    Breckland lodge London Road, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1AY +44 (0)19 5345 5202
    enquiries@brecklandlodge.co.uk
    The Mulberry Tree Station Road, Attleborough, Norwich, Norfolk NR17 2AS +44 (0)19 5345 2124
    The White Lodge London Road, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1AY +44 (0)19 5379 9459
    The Inn on the Green Chapel Street, New Buckenham. Norfolk. NR16 2BB +44 (0)19 5386 0172
    The Boars Spooner Row, Wymondham. Norfolk NR18 9LL. +44 (0)19 5360 5851
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