Circuit des Ducs (Essay) - Informations



Contact


Website

http://www.circuit-ducs.com

Address

ASA des Ducs
Lieu dit la Chevallerie
61170 Le Ménil-Guyon
France



Phone

02 33 27 61 21



Email

marie.jeanneret@outlook.fr




Situation

GPS coordinates

48°32'46" North / 0°15'29" East



Description of the Circuit des Ducs (Essay)


Created in 1975 INITIATIVE two residents d'Essay Village, a small town of less than 400 inhabitants, the track was d'Essay, originally a pond belonging to the family of Claude Roger, hotel in Essay who was so the creator with Marcel Gaillard, another enthusiast who discovered Rallycross, with Claude Roger, this discipline in Lohéac. After the draining of the pond, the first draft of the rallycross track (100% ground) saw very quickly the day to become a circuit within 900 meters including a line surrounded by earthen embankment bordering a small stream water. In this context "country" 1 Rallycross was organized in 1976 with some foreign pilots staying with the inhabitant. After the circuits of Lohéac and Luneville, d'Essay that would grow over time with knowledge that the Ecurie des Ducs (now Dukes ASA) was going to know soon beyond the borders of the hexagon. Soon the site becomes an appointment calendars Europeans and French since the Championship of France made a stop there regularly since 1976 and without interruption under the leadership of President Dominique Lunel still the head of the Organizing Committee it day. Over the years and this with a team of volunteers solid circuit "country" becomes a circuit with the construction of buildings, development of part of the asphalt track and the safety grid positioning (FIA standards) for make the complex with European standards. To date the racetrack d'Essay and one having received the largest number of sets of French European Championship but also two Nations Cups in Europe with a "panel" of champions since evolved on this track, next to French : Jabouille Ragnotti, Beltoise, Mamers, Jaussaud and many other Europeans and the gratin side with the Norwegian elite and its undisputed champion Morning Schanche but also Finnish, Swedish, English, Belgians and others.



Type

terre



Length

937 m



Width

12 à 16 m



Straight line

152 m





Weather on the Circuit des Ducs (Essay)


Sunday morning overcast clouds overcast clouds 11 °C
Sunday afternoon overcast clouds overcast clouds 17 °C
Monday morning overcast clouds overcast clouds 13 °C
Monday afternoon overcast clouds overcast clouds 17 °C
Tuesday morning scattered clouds scattered clouds 17 °C
Tuesday afternoon clear sky clear sky 22 °C
Wednesday morning light rain light rain 16 °C
Wednesday afternoon light rain light rain 17 °C
Thursday morning broken clouds broken clouds 13 °C
Thursday afternoon light rain light rain 14 °C
Friday morning light rain light rain 10 °C


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