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Monza 1966
Monza66
Autodromo Nazionale Monza

Monza, Italy

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Length 5.750 km
Width 10-12m
Turns Undefined
Pit boxes 25
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Part of the original game
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 New safety walls, rails and fences were added before the next race, and the refuelling area was moved further from the track. Chicanes were added before both bankings in 1966, and another fatality in the 1968 1000 km Monza race led to run-off areas added to the curves, with the track layout changing the next year to incorporate permanent chicanes before the banked curves – extending the track length by 100 metres (328 ft). The banking held the last race in 1969 with the 1000 km of Monza, the event moving to the road circuit the next year. The banking still exists, albeit in a decayed state in the years since the last race, escaping demolition in the 1990s. It is used once a year for the Monza Rally. The banked oval was used several times for record breaking up till the late 1960s although the severe bumping was a major suspension and tyre test for the production cars attempting the records.e.g. Ford Corsair GT 1964 which captured 13 records