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RAFAELA (1947÷1951)
Not to be confused with Rafaela (1919) - Rafaela (1920÷1924) - Rafaela (1925) - Rafaela (1926) - Rafaela (1927÷1928) - Rafaela (1929÷1930) - Rafaela (1935) - Rafaela (1936÷1941) - Rafaela (1947, Parque) - Rafaela, Autódromo / Báscolo
Description Last version of road (oval?) circuit, before new Autodromo was built.
Location Rafaela
S - Santa Fé - Centro
Location Outside Rafaela, towards Pueblo Roca
Latitude - Longitude (approx) - 31°12'27"     - 61°28'35"     (approx)
-31.2075     -61.476389     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 645145.215  -  Y = 6546401.406  -  Zone 20J     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL (approx) 100 m - 328 ft    (approx)
Inauguration May 7th 1947
Closing October 14th 1951
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Argentinian Spanish Author: Horacio Agustín Baldo, María Elena Baldo - Published by: Ediciones del Corredor Austral - Published in: Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina - year: 2003 - ISBN: 9872065632
(2) Argentinian Spanish Historia Deportiva del Automovilismo Argentino Author: Alfredo Parga - Published by: La Nación - Published in: Argentina - year: 1995
(3) Argentinian Spanish Fuerza Libre 1919-1942 Author: Guillermo Sanchez - Published by: Bonvivant - Published in: Buenos Aires - year: 2008
(4) Argentinian Spanish ForumForum --> Latin America --> Argentina --> Circuitos Argentinos [ESP] (with description)
(5) Argentinian Spanish in brief (page still exists, but contents has changed)
(6) Argentinian Spanish Automundo 69/1966 [Publishing date: August 31st 1966]
(7) Argentinian Spanish Automundo 116/1967Article by Juan R Bascolo, "Por los caminos del tiempo" [Publishing date: July 25th 1967]
(8) Argentinian Spanish Automundo 117/1967Article by Juan R Bascolo, "Por los caminos del tiempo" [Publishing date: August 1st 1967]
(9) Argentinian Spanish Automundo 118/1967Article by Juan R Bascolo, "Por los caminos del tiempo" [Publishing date: August 8th 1967]
(10) Argentinian Spanish Automundo 119/1967Article by Juan R Bascolo, "Por los caminos del tiempo" [Publishing date: August 15th 1967]
(11) Argentinian Spanish Autos de Epoca 11/1999 (page 44) [Publishing date: March 1999]

(*) 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.

Rafaela (1947÷1951)
Years 1947÷1951
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration May 7th 1947
Closing October 14th 1951
Last update of this page September 14th 2010
Info last update  
Distinctive points  
length 8746.41  m 28696  ft 5.435  mi Full circuit  
Straight length 404.7  m 1328  ft 0.251  mi East Straight  
Straight length 2806.35  m 9207  ft 1.744  mi North Straight  
Straight length 1661.06  m 5450  ft 1.032  mi West Straight  
Straight length 2812.5  m 9227  ft 1.748  mi South Straight  
Bend length 530.9  m 1742  ft 0.33  mi    

Location: - 31°12'27", - 61°28'35"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
September 14th 2010   1947÷1951 Guido de Carli   Luis Alberto González Update Description
January 20th 2007   1947÷1951 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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