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BUCUREŞTI (2007÷..)
Not to be confused with Bucureşti (193x)
Description Street circuit first proposed in 2005. It should have hosted first race of FIA GT 2006 championship. In January 2006 the race was moved at the end of the season; then it was canceled and moved to Hungaroring. Rumenian organizers don’t give up and finally this event has been raced on May 20th 2007
Location București / Bucarest / Bucharest
B - București - Valahia
Location In Bucharest town center, around the Parliamentary Palace
Latitude - Longitude + 44°25'39"     + 26°05'26"
44.4275     26.090556
UTM Coordinates X = 427611.646  -  Y = 4919758.281  -  Zone 35T
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 89 m - 292 ft
Inauguration May 20th 2007
Closing  
Designer Tilke
Hermann Tilke
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> More countries --> Romania - Bucharest - FIA GT (ENG)
(2) English www.fiagt.com/eventdetail.php?season=2006&event=8Official FIA GT 2006 championship. This page is still on line, but as the race was move, it doesn’t show Bucarest circuit
(3) English www.fiagt.com/eventdetail.php?season=2007&event=3Official FIA GT 2007 championship
(4) English www.milermeter.com/?r=3805156Track layout
(5) English www.the-paddock.net (...)
(6) English www.bucharest-ring.comOfficial website
(7) Romanian www.bucharest-ring.roOfficial 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.

Bucureşti (2007÷..)
Description It’s funny to notice that today (January 20th 2007) official website reports two different track lengths: 3115 m on some pages and 3180 m (and 3106 m on ideal line) on official map.
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration May 20th 2007
Closing  
Last update of this page June 15th 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3115  m 10220  ft 1.936  mi   (5)
length 3115  m 10220  ft 1.936  mi   (3)
length 3115  m 10220  ft 1.936  mi   (6)
length 3180  m 10433  ft 1.976  mi   (6)
length 3106  m 10190  ft 1.93  mi Ideal line length (6)
length 3035  m 9957  ft 1.886  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)

Bucureşti:comparison between 1937÷1939 and 2007÷... Tracks

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
(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)


Bucureşti: 2007÷...circuit

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: + 44°25'39", + 26°05'26"
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
June 15th 2010     Guido de Carli Peer Risch Peer Risch Update Description with map
May 27th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 20th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
June 20th 2006     Lorenzo Tommasi   Roelard Smit Update Description
February 19th 2006     Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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