Three Sisters Circuit

Lancashire

Three Sisters Circuit

Three huge spoil heaps, referred to as the Three Sisters, were a legacy of extensive coal mining at Garswood Hall Colliery. Begun in 1867, this was a ceaseless enterprise until 1958, nearly a century later.

Work began in the late 1970’s, and today the Three Sisters Local Nature Reserve, aside from featuring a boating lake and picnic area, also boasts a thriving wildlife wetland. An extensive network of footpaths attracts walkers, cyclists and even horse riders. It is also home to one of the UK’s most exciting race circuits.

Notable motorsport celebrities associated with the circuit include Neil Hodgson, who won the 2000 British Superbike Championship – his first win came in 1990 at the Three Sisters Circuit. The circuit was also one of five to be chosen to host the 2006 season for McLaren Mercedes’ Champions of the Future, a series aimed at creating an environment in which young, aspiring drivers from all backgrounds could excel. The class champions that year were Formula 1 superstar Lewis Hamilton (Cadet), Andrew Delahunty (Yamaha), and German Touring Car champion Gary Paffett (Intercontinental).

 

Facilities

Toilets Indoor toilets.
Catering Cafe on site, with indoor seating.
Supercar Spectators Some covered area in pitlane – other areas available but uncovered.
Mini Spectators Mini area within walking distance of check-in – spectators permitted behind fence/rope
HGV Spectators HGV area within walking distance of check-in – spectators permitted behind fence/rope
Disability Access Is accessible – briefing room up 3 steps.

 

Dates coming up at Three Sisters Circuit

17th and 18th February 2023

More 2023 dates coming soon.

Track In-Depth

Founded 1978
No. of Corners 12

Directions

Three Sisters Race Circuit, Three Sisters Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8DD

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Availability

Limited availability on weekdays and weekends.

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