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GRAN PREMIO INTERNACIONAL DE TURISMO (1970)
Not to be confused with Gran Premio Internacional de Turismo (1963) - Gran Premio Internacional de Turismo (1964) - Gran Premio Internacional de Turismo (1966)
Description Speed race for touring cars (Group 2 FIA), held in 4 stages from September 21st to 28th 1970.
Location Tucumán - Tarija - Asunción - Posadas - Paraná
T - Tucumán - Norte Grande Argentino
Location Race course went through Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay
Latitude - Longitude (approx) - 27°00'00"     - 65°27'00"     (approx)
-27     -65.45     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 256878.931  -  Y = 7011203.974  -  Zone 20J     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 3980 m - 13058 ft
Inauguration September 21st 1970
Closing September 28th 1970
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Argentinian Spanish Historia Deportiva del Automovilismo Argentino Author: Alfredo Parga - Published by: La Nación - Published in: Argentina - year: 1995
(2) Argentinian Spanish Crónica de los Grandes Premios de Turismo 1957-1985 (publicación de la Revista Corsa) Published by: Editorial Abril - Published in: Argentina - year: 1986
(3) Argentinian Spanish ForumForum --> Latin America --> Argentina --> Circuitos Argentinos [ESP] (with description)
(4) Argentinian Spanish www.los-tuercas.com.ar/gps/index.php?link=gp1970.htmRace report
(5) Italian Autosprint 48/1970 (page 29)Map, elevation profile and race result
(6) Argentinian Spanish Automundo 281/1970 [Publishing date: September 22nd 1970]
(7) Argentinian Spanish Coche a la Vista 279/1970 [Publishing date: October 1970]

(*) 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.

Gran Premio Internacional de Turismo YPF - 1° Etapa
1st stage
Description Below, all locations without country in brackets are in Argentina. In brackets, elevation in meters above sea level
Years 1970
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Point to point track
Inauguration September 21st 1970
Closing September 21st 1970
Last update of this page October 4th 2010
Info last update November 1970
Designer  
Distinctive points Acheral (354 m) - El Infernillo (3050 m) - Cafayate (1685 m) - Salta (1187 m) - C.A. Pampa (3705 m) - Tojo (2640) - ? (3980 m) - Tarija (Bolivia, 1910 m)
length 913.6  km    567.7  mi 1st stage (3)
length 3626  km    2253.154  mi Total (7)
length 3643.8  km    2264.214  mi Total (5)
length 3776  km    2346.362  mi Total (4)

Gran Premio Internacional de Turismo YPF - 2° Etapa
2nd stage
Description Below, all locations without country in brackets are in Argentina. In brackets, elevation in meters above sea level
Years 1970
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Point to point track
Inauguration September 23rd 1970
Closing September 23rd 1970
Last update of this page October 4th 2010
Info last update November 1970
Designer  
Distinctive points Tarija (Bolivia, 1910 m) - Padcaya (Bolivia, 1990 m) - Embarcación (287 m) - I.G.N. Juárez (182 m) - Pirané (82 m) - Formosa (59 m)
length 1225.9  km    761.76  mi 2nd stage (3)
length 3626  km    2253.154  mi Total (7)
length 3643.8  km    2264.214  mi Total (5)
length 3776  km    2346.362  mi Total (4)

Gran Premio Internacional de Turismo YPF - 3° Etapa
3rd stage
Description Below, all locations without country in brackets are in Argentina. In brackets, elevation in meters above sea level. At time of the race, All’epoca della gara, Ciudad del Este was named Puerto Presidente Stroessner
Years 1970
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Point to point track
Inauguration September 26th 1970
Closing September 26th 1970
Last update of this page October 4th 2010
Info last update November 1970
Designer  
Distinctive points Asunción (Paraguay, 90 m) - Caaguazú (Paraguay, 332 m) - Ciudad del Este [ex Puerto Presidente Stroessner] (Paraguay, 150 m) - Puerto Igazú - J. De América (230 m) - Posadas (82 m)
length 635.6  km    394.954  mi 3rd stage (3)
length 3626  km    2253.154  mi Total (7)
length 3643.8  km    2264.214  mi Total (5)
length 3776  km    2346.362  mi Total (4)

Gran Premio Internacional de Turismo YPF - 4° Etapa
4th stage
Description Below, in the list of main town, elevation in meters above sea level is reported in brackets
Years 1970
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Point to point track
Inauguration September 27th 1970
Closing September 28th 1970
Last update of this page October 4th 2010
Info last update November 1970
Designer  
Distinctive points Posadas (82 m) - Itatí (60 m) - Goya (37 m) - Paraná (64 m)
length 850.9  km    528.739  mi 4th stage (3)
length 3626  km    2253.154  mi Total (7)
length 3643.8  km    2264.214  mi Total (5)
length 3776  km    2346.362  mi Total (4)




Location: - 27°00'00", - 65°27'00"
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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
July 5th 2012     Guido de Carli     Update Description
October 4th 2010     Guido de Carli   Luis Alberto González Update Description
April 15th 2007     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
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