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POR - PORTUGAL
VILA DO CONDE
SORRY, SOME DATA ARE NOT TRANSLATED YET
Description I don’t know if the circuit used from 1950 has some section in common with Circuito do Ave used in 1931 or if they are completely different
Location Vila do Conde - Porto - Portugal continental
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 41°20'37"     - 8°45'05"
41.343611     -8.751389
UTM Coordinates X = 520799.613  -  Y = 4576932.093  -  Zone 29T
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 4 m - 13 ft
Inauguration September 27th 1931
Closing 2003
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Portuguese sportscarclassic.com.sapo.pt/VC31.htmI Circuito do Ave (1st Ave Circuit)
(2) English www.atlasf1.com/bb/showthread.php?postid=915815#post915815Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Angola GP
(3) Portuguese www.geocities.com/portugalracers/VConde.html
(4) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1408022Track layout
(5) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2383802Track layout
(6) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(7) Portuguese História Automobilismo Português /2004 (page 84)Author: José Barros Rodrigues - Published by: ACP - year: 2004 - ISBN: 972-8868-00-6
Descrizione

(*) 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.

Circuito do Ave
Description  
Years 1931
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration September 27th 1931
Closing 1931
Last update of this page June 5th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1876  m 6155  ft 1.166  mi   (1)

Vila do Conde
Description  
Years 1950÷199x?
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration 1950
Closing  
Last update of this page October 20th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Avenida do Brasil - Praia Azul - Avenida do Ferrol - Esses - Avenida Júlio Graça - Curva do Rio - Avenida Marquês de Sá de Bandeira - Seca do Bacalhau - Curva do Castelo
length 2704  m 8871  ft 1.68  mi   (6)
length 2680  m 8794  ft 1.666  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)

Vila do Conde
Description  
Years 199x?÷2003
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing 2003
Last update of this page October 20th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Avenida do Brasil - Praia Azul - Avenida do Ferrol - Esses - Avenida Júlio Graça - Curva do Rio - Avenida Marquês de Sá de Bandeira - Seca do Bacalhau - Curva do Castelo
length 2723  m 8935  ft 1.692  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)

Vila do Conde: comparison between different layouts

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

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(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Vila do Conde 1950÷199x?

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Maps - Google Earth - milermeter.com
(Google Maps and milermeter.com can bee used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Vila do Conde 199x?÷2003

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Maps - Google Earth - milermeter.com
(Google Maps and milermeter.com can bee used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Latitude - Longitude: + 41°20'37", - 8°45'05"
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
November 9th 2008   1950÷199x? Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
October 20th 2008   199x?÷2003 Guido de Carli Vasco Vasco Update Description with map
July 24th 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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