Circuit de La Châtre Info

Circuit-de-la-Châtre
Address: Route de Bourges, 36400 La Châtre, France
Phone Number: +33 2 54 48 33 64

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Circuit de La Châtre History

On July 1, 1928, the local festival committee and the Automobile Club du Center initiated “the automobile festival”, the highlight of which was a contested race on the surface of the D943 (La Châtre-Châteauroux). Founded by a certain Mautice Barret, “the Côte d’Ars race” was soon to be considered “the most famous automobile event in the center”. Open to cars, motorcycles or sidecars, the competition starts from the Lion d’Argent crossroads. The 65 ° turn which then characterized the race (it has since been erased) will be fatal to the champion André Boillot during the 1932 edition. Contested until 1954,