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TAUNUS
Description  
Location Bad Homburg vor der Höhe
HE - Hessen - 1949÷1990: BRD
Location  
Latitude - Longitude (approx) + 50°21'00"     + 8°25'00"     (approx)
50.35     8.416667     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 458498.649  -  Y = 5577709.15  -  Zone 32U     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) GoYellow.de
Altitude AMSL (approx) 300 m - 984 ft    (approx)
Inauguration 1904
Closing June 14th 1907
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2417074Track layout
(2) German www.racesimlegends.eu (...)RaceSimLegends --> Allgemeines --> Off Topic --> Media Center --> 1907 - 2007 : 100 Jahre Kaiserpreis Rennen im Taunus
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(4) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/taunus.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(5) Italian Autosprint 3/1967 (page 10)History of 1907 race

(*) 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.

Gordon Bennett Circuit
Description  
Years 1904
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1904
Closing 1904
Last update of this page May 3rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Saalburg - Bad Homburg - Oberursel - Konigstein - Glashutten - Esch - Idstein - Eschenhakn - Neuhor - Kesselb - Huhnerberg - Kirberg - Limburg - Ahlbach - Obertiefenbach - Heckholzhausen - Allendorf - Weilburg - Einhausen - Grävenwiesbach - Usingen - Wehrheim
length 127.883  km    79.465  mi   (3)

Kaiserpreis Circuit
Description Map on Gmaps Pedometer is drawn on modern roads, so possibly they have been slightly changed, even if total length is nearly the same reported by othe sources
Years 1907
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration June 14th 1907
Closing June 14th 1907
Last update of this page November 29th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Saalburg - Bad Homburg - Oberursel - Konigstein - Glashutten - Esch - Reichenbach - Neuveilnau - Emmerhausen - Lützendorf - Eisenhausen - Weilburg - Einhausen - Grävenwiesbach - Usingen - Wehrheim
length 120.698  km    75  mi   (4)
length 117.723  km    73.152  mi   (3)
length 118  km    73.324  mi   (5)
length 117.133  km    72.785  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Taunus: Kaiserpreis Circuit, 1907

Taunus: Kaiserpreis Circuit, 1907


Latitude - Longitude (approx): + 50°21'00", + 8°25'00"
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 29th 2008 Kaiserpreis Circuit 1907   Peer Risch   Update Map
May 3rd 2008     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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