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OLAVARRÍA (1937÷1938)
Not to be confused with Olavarría (Club Hípico 1940) - Olavarría, Gran Autódromo Sudamericano - Sierras Bayas - Vuelta de Olavarría
Description Dirt road circuit used for Fórmula Libre and Fórmula Limitada. Its shape was an irregular rectangle, with dirt surface and 150 degrees bend were slightly banked. Because of dust, the driver Carlos Collia had a fatal accident.
Location Olavarría
B - Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires
Location Approx 6 km - 3,7 mi from Olavarría town center, along railways
Latitude - Longitude (approx) - 36°53'30"     - 60°19'20"     (approx)
-36.891667     -60.322222     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 738620.221  -  Y = 5913796.506  -  Zone 20H     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL (approx) 160 m - 525 ft    (approx)
Inauguration March 7th 1937
Closing September 25th 1938
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Argentinian Spanish Fuerza Libre 1919-1942 Author: Guillermo Sanchez - Published by: Bonvivant - Published in: Buenos Aires - year: 2008
(2) Argentinian Spanish Sin Galera.1932-1948. Los hermanos Emiliozzi antes del TC Author: Walter Minor - Published by: (Edición del Autor) - Published in: Olavarría, Argentina - year: 2010 - ISBN: 978-987-05-9703-2
(3) Argentinian Spanish ForumForum --> Latin America --> Argentina --> Circuitos Argentinos [ESP]
(4) English (...)The Motorsport Memorial
(5) Argentinian Spanish La Nación /1937 (page 10) [Publishing date: March 10th 1937]

(*) 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.

Olavarría (1937÷1938)
Years 1937÷1938
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Dirt Road course
Inauguration March 7th 1937
Closing September 25th 1938
Last update of this page February 1st 2012
Info last update  
Distinctive points  
length 5574.58  m 18289  ft 3.464  mi   (3)
Width 25  m 82  ft    Straights (3)
Width 30  m 98  ft    Corners (3)
Straight length 238.3  m 782  ft 0.148  mi   (3)
Straight length 271.5  m 891  ft 0.169  mi   (3)
Straight length 2059.5  m 6757  ft 1.28  mi   (3)
Straight length 2062.8  m 6768  ft 1.282  mi   (3)

Location: - 36°53'30", - 60°19'20"
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
February 1st 2012   1937÷1938 Guido de Carli   Luis Alberto González New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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