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MOSCOW RACEWAY
Not to be confused with Luzhniki / Лужники - Moscow Ring - Moskva (14 km) - Moskva (1982) / Москва (1982) - Moskva (2005÷2006) / Москва (2005÷2006) - Moskva (2520 m) / Москва (2520 м) - Moskva, Kremlin / Москва, Кремль - Vorobyovy Gory / Sparrow Hills / Воробъевы Горы
Description Construction of this circuit started on October 1st 2008 and in 2008 the goal was to host MotoGP and DTM events in 2010 . In September 2011 the track is still under construction and inauguration is scheduled in July 2012. It should be suitable for Formula 1 too.
Not to be confused with Moscow Ring, operational at the end of 1990s.
Location Volokolamsk / Волокола́мск - Moskovskaya Oblast - Tsentralny / Central
Location Approx. 80 km - 8ì50 mi West of Moscow
Latitude - Longitude + 56°00'03"     + 36°15'26"
56.000833     36.257222
UTM Coordinates X = 328967.065  -  Y = 6209567.233  -  Zone 37V
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) New Kosmosnimki  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Yandex
Altitude AMSL 231 m - 758 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer Tilke
Hermann Tilke
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> More countries --> RUS - Russian Circuits [ENG]
(2) English ForumForum --> Europe --> More countries --> RUS Mosca - Moscow - Moscu: Tilkering? [ITA - ENG - ESP]
(3) English en.motonews.ru/news.moto?id=3557
(4) English www.autoracing1.com/rumors.htmSeptember 23rd 2011 update
(5) Italian Autosprint 41/2008 (page 24)Map and description
(6) German www.motorsport-total.com/f1/news/2008/ (...)Description, with maps [Publishing date: October 1st 2008]
(7) Russian www.moscowraceway.ruOfficial website
(8) English www.moscowraceway.ru/?_lang=engOfficial website

(*) 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.

Moscow Raceway
Description Preliminary proposal. It has 15 corners, 9 left and 6 right
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 12th 2009
Info last update April 22nd 2008
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4070  m 13353  ft 2.529  mi   (3)
Min width 11  m 36  ft      (3)
Max width 21  m 69  ft      (3)
Difference in level 22  m 72  ft      (3)
Straight length 873  m 2864  ft 0.542  mi Longest straight (3)
Max. gradient (uphill) 4  % 2.3  °        (3)
Max. gradient (downhill) 4.5  % 2.6  °        (3)
Total area 72  hectares 720000  m² 177.914  acres   (3)

Moscow Raceway
Description Final layout. There should be 17 different track layouts available.
I don’t think this layout is different from the preliminary one, probably there was some confusion in sources
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 8th 2011
Info last update October 1st 2008
Designer Tilke
Hermann Tilke
Distinctive points  
length 3878  m 12723  ft 2.41  mi Main Course (6)
length 4070  m 13353  ft 2.529  mi Main Course (8)
Width 15  m 49  ft    Start finish straight (8)
Min width 12  m 39  ft      (8)
Max width 21  m 69  ft      (8)
Difference in level 22  m 72  ft    Main Course (6)
Difference in level 22  m 72  ft    Main Course (8)
Straight length 873  m 2864  ft 0.542  mi Longest straight (8)
Max. gradient (uphill) 4  % 2.3  °        (8)
Max. gradient (downhill) 4.5  % 2.6  °        (8)
Total area 262  hectares 2620000  m² 647.409  acres   (8)




Location: + 56°00'03", + 36°15'26"
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
October 1st 2011     Guido de Carli   Pieter W. Slinger Update Description
September 8th 2011     Guido de Carli   Pieter W. Slinger Update Description
May 25th 2009     Guido de Carli   Gregory Golyshev Update Description
February 12th 2009     Guido de Carli     Update Description
October 2nd 2008     Guido de Carli   joe New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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