International GP Circuit
|Location||Anglesey, United Kingdom|
|Major events||BARC/BRSCC races|
|International GP Circuit|
|Length||3.4 km (2.1 mi)|
|Lap record||1.21.693 (Jim Hutchinson, Jade 3 Nissan (BRSSS OSS], 27/9/09)|
|Length||2.5 km (1.55 mi)|
|Lap record||1:01.741 (Sylvester Mullins, Gould GR37 Judd (Leinster MC Pursuit Race, 5/7/09)|
|Length||1.9 km (1.2 mi)|
|Length||1.3 km (0.8 mi)|
The Anglesey Circuit, or Trac Môn in Welsh is a motor racing circuit located in Aberffraw, Anglesey, Wales. It plays host to a variety of motorsport events, including rallycross. It opened as a fully licensed MSA and ACU championship racing circuit in 1997.
In 2006, the motorsports venue saw a major overhaul, with the majority of its 1.067 miles (1.72 km) circuit being scrapped in favour of a radical new development that will include four different track layouts: a 2.1 miles (3.4 km) International GP circuit, a 1.55 miles (2.5 km) Coastal Circuit, a slightly shorter National circuit and a Club Circuit that will cover under a mile. One of the straights on the circuit is named after Wales's only F1 driver, Tom Pryce, who died in Kyalami when he hit a track marshal.
The TV motoring programme Fifth Gear regularly used the Anglesey circuit for the 'Shoot Out' segment of the show. Since the new track configuration, Fifth Gear has opted to use the Coastal layout. The Coastal layout appears to be the most popular among track day enthusiasts because of the difficult downhill corkscrew segment.
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