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Description The first project of a Soviet F1 circuit appeared in 1964-65. It was researched in Moscow Auto and Road Institute (MADI). According to this project, the track should be built on the flood-lands of the Skhodnya river in Moscow. About 100 hectars of them were available to build a circuit, and high 35-metre slopes of the valley were very good as stands. There were more then twenty alternative designs of the circuit proposed, all with the track height from 16 to 20 metres, large boxes area, stands for 150000 spectators, the hotel for 5000 people, restaurants, and the Central Automotoclub building. Naturally, this project turned out to be too expensive, and nobody really wanted to build such a circuit.
Location Tushino, Moskva - Moskva - Tsentralny / Central
Latitude - Longitude (approx) + 55°49'00"     + 37°25'40"     (approx)
55.816667     37.427778     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 401484.825  -  Y = 6186793.687  -  Zone 37U     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) New Kosmosnimki  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Yandex
Altitude AMSL (approx) 125 m - 410 ft    (approx)
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (...) Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Soviet Racing
(2) Russian Formula 1 1/2000 (page 52)Thanks to Dracula that give me a copy of that Russian magazine, to Alexey Rogachev that translated it and to everybody who has written useful infos on "Soviet Racing" thread on Atlas F.1 - The Nostalgia Forum. [Publishing date: January 2000]

(*) 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.

Tushino / Тушино
Years 1964÷1965
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Last update of this page November 7th 2003
Info last update January 2000
Distinctive points  
Min width 16  m 52  ft       
Max width 20  m 66  ft       

Tushino / Тушино

Tushino / Тушино

Tushino / Тушино

Latitude - Longitude (approx): + 55°49'00", + 37°25'40"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
November 7th 2003     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 5th 2003     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
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