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MELBOURNE, ALBERT PARK
Description  
Location Melbourne
VIC - Victoria
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 37°50'52"     +144°58'14"
-37.847778     144.970556
UTM Coordinates X = 321443.247  -  Y = 5809133.38  -  Zone 55H
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) NearMap
Altitude AMSL 9 m - 30 ft
Inauguration November 21st 1953
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (page 106)Author: Peter Higham, Bruce Jones - Published by: Andre Deutsch - year: 1999 - ISBN: 0-233-99619-2
Description
(2) English
(3) Italian ForumForum --> Oceania --> Australia --> Melbourne Albert Park [ITA]: link to photos of the track
(4) Australian English www.grandprix.com.au/cars/index.asp
(5) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(6) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/albert.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(7) Italian Autosprint 47/1994 (page 23)
(8) Italian Autosprint 9/2000 (page 16)FIA changes measuring measuring system: new official lenght

(*) 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.

Melbourne, Albert Park
Description  
Years 1953÷1958
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration November 21st 1953
Closing 1958
Last update of this page June 3rd 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Aughtie Drive - Melford Corner - Ross Gregory Drive - Austin Healey Corner - Powerhouse Corner - Lakeside Drive - Lucas Corner - Albert Road Drive - Jaguar Corner
length 5027  m 16494  ft 3.124  mi   (6)
length 5027  m 16494  ft 3.124  mi   (5)
length 5083  m 16675  ft 3.158  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)

Melbourne, Albert Park
Description Project dated autumn 1994, nearly equal to definitve track used from 1996 for F.1 Australia GP.
Years 1994
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 24th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5260  m 17257  ft 3.269  mi   (7)

Melbourne, Albert Park
Description  
Years 1996÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration March 10th 1996
Closing  
Last update of this page September 24th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Jones - Brabham - Aughtie Drive - Sports Centre - Hellas - Whiteford - Albert Road Drive - Marina - Lauda - Clark - Fittipaldi - Lakeside Drive - Waite - Hill - Ascari - Ross Gregory Drive - Stewart - Senna - Prost
length 5269  m 17287  ft 3.274  mi   (6)
length 5313  m 17431  ft 3.301  mi Temporary unconfirmed track length, while waiting for new measuring systems (Spring 2000) (8)
length 5302  m 17395  ft 3.295  mi Official track length until 1999 (in 2000 FIA changed measuring system) (5)
length 5303  m 17398  ft 3.295  mi Official track length from 2000, when FIA changed measuring system (track unchanged) (8)
length 5303  m 17398  ft 3.295  mi Official track length from 2000, when FIA changed measuring system (track unchanged) (5)
length 5307  m 17412  ft 3.298  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)

Melbourne, Albert Park: compared layout

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
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Melbourne, Albert Park 1953÷1958

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)


Melbourne, Albert Park: 1994 proposal

Melbourne, Albert Park: 1994 proposal


Melbourne, Albert Park 1996÷...

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)


Latitude - Longitude: - 37°50'52", +144°58'14"
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 3rd 2011     Guido de Carli Roelard Smit Roelard Smit Update Description with map
February 27th 2008     Guido de Carli   whrphlio Update Photos (link)
August 4th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
December 29th 2003   1994 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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