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EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
SORRY, SOME DATA ARE NOT TRANSLATED YET
Description Road and oval circuit. It was closed in 1982 and the area was built over.
Not to be confused with Edmonton International Raceway and with Castrol Raceway
Location Edmonton
AB - Alberta - Western Canada
Location In a forest (when the track was operational) north of 137th Avenue and West of 127th Avenue, 6 km from Edmonton
Latitude - Longitude (approx) + 53°36'42"     -113°35'33"     (approx)
53.611667     -113.5925     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 328502.456  -  Y = 5943441.265  -  Zone 12U     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL (approx) 685 m - 2247 ft    (approx)
Inauguration 1953
Closing 1982
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian (page 196)Author: Tommaso Tommasi - Published by: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Published in: Italia - year: 1973
(2) English www.edmonton.ca (...)Castle Downs Outline Plan (Baranow Area)
(3) English (United States) www.na-motorsports.com/Tracks/CAN/ALB/Edmonton.htmlNorth American Motorsports Pages
(4) English www.rewedmonton.ca/content_view2?CONTENT_ID=772History
(5) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/edintern.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(6) Italian Autosprint 29/1968 (page 25)In costruzione il nuovo circuito (con mappa, diversa dal solito)
(7) Italian Autosprint 40/1969 (page 30)Mappa (diversa dal solito)

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Oval (1953÷1967)
Description  
Years 1953÷1967
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration 1953
Closing 1967
Last update of this page May 31st 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 402  m 1320  ft 1/4  mi   (4)

Edmonton International Speedway
Description  
Years 1968÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1968
Closing 1982
Last update of this page May 31st 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Chevalier Straight - Parker’s End - Smalian Chicane - Brecken Ridge Bend - Meldau Corner - Green Bank - Taylor Turn
length 4065  m 13337  ft 2.526  mi Long circuit (1)
length 4079  m 13383  ft 2.535  mi Long circuit (6)
length 2414  m 7920  ft 1.5  mi Medium Circuit (3)
Width 19  m 62  ft    Start finish straight (6)
Min width 10  m 33  ft      (6)
Min width 15  m 49  ft      (1)
Max width 11.5  m 38  ft      (6)
Straight length 1150  m 3773  ft 0.715  mi Start finish straight (6)

Oval (1968÷...)
Description  
Years 1968÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration 1968
Closing 1982
Last update of this page May 31st 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1408  m 4620  ft 7/8  mi   (3)

Drag strip
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Asphalted Drag strip
Inauguration  
Closing 1982
Last update of this page May 31st 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1326  m 4350  ft 0.824  mi   (4)
Width 18.3  m 60  ft      (4)

Edmonton International Speedway: long course

Edmonton International Speedway: long course

Edmonton International Speedway: long course


Edmonton International Speedway: oval course (1968÷...)

Edmonton International Speedway: oval course (1968÷...)


Latitude - Longitude (approx): + 53°36'42", -113°35'33"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
December 28th 2007     Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Description
September 27th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 31st 2007     Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Description
May 16th 2004     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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