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Rockingham Motor Speedway

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Rockingham Motor Speedway's Main Grandstand, courtesy of flickr contributor


Rockingham Motor Speedway is a motor racing circuit near Rockingham and Corby in Northamptonshire, England. There is an oval circuit, and an infield road course.

It was opened by the Queen on May 26, 2001. Its oval is the fastest racing circuit in Europe, and can seat 52,000 people.

CART races were held at the track in 2001 and 2002 and were won by Gil de Ferran and Dario Franchitti respectively.

On December 12 2004, the first Stage Rally was held at the venue. This was jointly promoted by Middlesex County Automobile Club & Thame Motorsport Club.

It plays host to the SCSA series (formerly known as ASCAR and later "Days of Thunder") In which 6 races are held at the track, and the Pickup Truck Racing series.

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