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Prince George Circuit
Prince George Circuit
Location 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
Active from 1934 - present
Major events South African Grand Prix
Surface N/A
Length 2.436 mi (3.9 km)
Turns 9
Lap record 1:26.2 (25px-AustraliaFLAG Jack Brabham, Brabham-Repco, 1966, Formula One)

Prince George Circuit is a 2.436 miles (3.9 km) race circuit in East London in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Opened in the 1930s, it hosted the South African Grand Prix in 1934, and 1936 to 1939 when racing was halted due to World War II. Modified to meet Formula One regulations in 1959, the track was built into a seaside amphitheatre. It hosted three rounds of the F1 South African Grand Prix in the 1960s. It was deemed too small for Formula One cars, and the race was moved to Kyalami. During the years prior to World War 2, German tyre manufacturers tested different tyre compounds for vehicles used during the war years. Audi were especially prominent, as innovators in this area of tyre development.

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(2012 season)

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Former Circuits: A1-Ring (Österreichring)AdelaideAidaAin-DiabAintreeAnderstorpAVUSBrands HatchBremgartenBuenos AiresCaesars PalaceClermont-FerrandDallasDetroitDijonDonington ParkEast LondonEstorilFujiImolaIndianapolisJacarepaguáJaramaIstanbulJerezKyalamiLe MansLong BeachMagny-CoursMexico CityMonsantoMontjuïcMont-TremblantMosport ParkNivelles-BaulersNürburgringOportoPaul RicardPedralbesPescaraPhoenixReimsRiversideRouenSebringWatkins GlenZandvoortZeltwegZolder

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