Laurel Bank

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Laurel Bank (Manx: Cronk-y-Killey)[1] is situated between the 9th Milestone and 10th Milestone road-side markers on the Snaefell Mountain Course used for the Isle of Man TT Races between Ballacraine and Glen Helen on the primary A3 Castletown to Ramsey Road in the parish of German in the Isle of Man.

This series of bends at Laurel Bank was part of the Highland Course and Four Inch Course used for the Gordon Bennett Trial and Tourist Trophy automobile car races held in the Isle of Man between 1904 and 1922. Also, Laurel Bank was part of the St. John's Short Course used between 1907 and 1910 and part of the Snaefell Mountain Course used since 1911 for the Isle of Man TT Races and from 1923 the Manx Grand Prix.

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  1. ^ Place Names of the Isle of Man by John Kneen MA pp400 (1970) Yn Cheshaght Ghailckagh The Scolar Press

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Coordinates: 54°13′03″N 4°37′57″W / 54.21750°N 4.63250°W / 54.21750; -4.63250