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RICCIONE
Description Street circuit, used for motorbike races until 1971. Description is very brief and it says that the circuit went on promenade from Porto Canale to Piazzale San Martino and back: I don’t know if it was as I show on my map or if it was different; moreover I don’t know if in previous years a different track layout was used. On April 4th 1971 (after one week delay because of rain) it hosted 28th Circuito Internazionale Perla Verde dell’Adriatico - 2° Trofeo Gulf (28th International Circuit Green Pearl of Adriatic Sea - 2nd Gulf Trophy), a race of Italian Seniores motorbikes championship. During this rain, a tragic accident occurred to Angelo Bergamonti; this meant the end of this street circuit and similar ones in Rimini and Cesenatico
Location Riccione
RN - Rimini - Emilia Romagna
Location In Riccione town center
Latitude - Longitude + 44°00'04"     + 12°39'53"
44.001111     12.664722
UTM Coordinates X = 312772.769  -  Y = 4874647.533  -  Zone 33T
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Portale Cartografico Nazionale  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Visual Pagine Gialle
Altitude AMSL 3 m - 10 ft
Inauguration  
Closing April 4th 1971
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian ForumForum --> Europe --> Italy --> ITA - Riccione [ITA]
(2) English www.circuitsofthepast.nl/en-US/blog/220-riccione2007Circuit of the Past
(3) Dutch www.circuitsofthepast.nl/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=25Circuits of the past - Nederlandstalig forum --> Circuits --> Riccione
(4) Italian Stadio /1971(sporting newspaper). Thanks to Pier Paolo Garagnani for this info [Publishing date: March 27th 1971]

(*) 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.

Riccione
Description  
Years 1946?÷1971
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing April 4th 1971
Last update of this page October 3rd 2008
Info last update March 27th 1971
Designer  
Distinctive points Lungomare Repubblica - Piazzale del Porto (Porto Canale) - Viale Milano - Piazzale San Martino
length 3260  m 10696  ft 2.026  mi   (4)

Riccione

Riccione


Latitude - Longitude: + 44°00'04", + 12°39'53"
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
June 3rd 2013   1946?÷1971 Guido de Carli   Nikos A. Tsentikopoulos Update Description
December 23rd 2008   1946?÷1971 Guido de Carli     Update Description
June 1st 2006   1946?÷1971 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Pier Paolo Garagnani New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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