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DEUTSCHLANDRING (GROSS DEUTSCHLANDRING)
Not to be confused with Hohnstein-Bergrennen
Description This track in 1940 should have replaced Nürburgring, but it was never finished because of Second World War. Official name was Deutschlandring (= Germany Ring), but unofficially it was known as Groß Deutschlandring (= Great Germany Ring). A section of the circuit had been used some years before for Una parte del circuito è stata usata negli anni precedenti per la cronoscalata Hohnstein-Bergrennen hillclimb.
Location Hohnstein
SN - Sachsen - 1949÷1990: DDR
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 50°59'36"     + 14°04'51"
50.993333     14.080833
UTM Coordinates X = 435493.75  -  Y = 5649485.582  -  Zone 33U
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) GoYellow.de
Altitude AMSL 361 m - 1184 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> German Countries -->
(2) English 8w.forix.com/deutschlandring.html
(3) English 8w.forix.com/deutschlandring/index.htmlPhotos taken in July 2005
(4) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Deutschlandring & Goodwood
(5) German www.deutschlandring.de
(6) English www.milermeter.com/?r=3620798Track layout
(7) English The Autocar (issued on August 25th 1939) Description with map [Publishing date: August 25th 1939]

(*) 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.

Deutschlandring (Groß Deutschlandring)
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 14th 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 10000  m 32808  ft 6.214  mi   (2)
length 9972  m 32716  ft 6.196  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (6)
Width 12.2  m 40  ft      (7)
Min width 12  m 39  ft      (2)
Max width 20  m 66  ft      (2)
Difference in level 192  m 630  ft 0.119  mi   (5)
Straight length 1706  m 5597  ft 1.06  mi   (7)
Max. banking (bends) 8  % 4.6  °        (2)
Max. gradient (uphill) 8.8  % 5  °        (2)
Max. gradient (downhill) 5.7  % 3.3  °        (2)
Bend minimum radius 15  m 49  ft      (2)

Comparison between Hohnstein-Bergrennen and Deutschlandring

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
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Deutschlandring (Groß Deutschlandring)

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Maps - Google Earth - milermeter.com
(Google Maps and milermeter.com can bee used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Location: + 50°59'36", + 14°04'51"
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
May 10th 2011     Guido de Carli     Update Description
April 14th 2010     Guido de Carli Roelard Smit Roelard Smit Update Description with map
December 16th 2005     Guido de Carli   Martin Berrang New Photos (link)
December 16th 2005     Guido de Carli   Martin Berrang New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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