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GÁVEA
Description  
Location Gávea, Rio de Janeiro
RJ - Rio de Janeiro - Região Sudeste
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 22°59'28"     - 43°14'29"
-22.991111     -43.241389
UTM Coordinates X = 680256.743  -  Y = 7456383.506  -  Zone 23K
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL (approx) 150 m - 492 ft    (approx)
Inauguration 1933
Closing January 1954
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English 8w.forix.com/rio34-37.html8W - Postcards from Gavea
(2) Brazilian Portuguese www.gptotal.com.br/panda/cartas1q_10.htm
(3) Brazilian Portuguese www.gptotal.com.br/tabela/cartas/cartas_1sem0803.htm
(4) English www.kolumbus.fi/leif.snellman/t8.htmThe Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing
(5) Brazilian Portuguese www.obvio.ind.br/ (...)
(6) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database

(*) 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.

Gávea
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1933
Closing January 1954
Last update of this page December 10th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 10460  m 34319  ft 6.5  mi   (3)
length 11160  m 36614  ft 6.935  mi   (4)
length 11160  m 36614  ft 6.935  mi   (6)




Latitude - Longitude: - 22°59'28", - 43°14'29"
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 14th 2007     Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description
January 24th 2004     Guido de Carli     Update Description
July 18th 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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