BAH - BAHAMAS
OAKES FIELD
Description First used in 1957, it was used for Speedweek until 1966. According to "Da Monza a Indianapolis" book in 1973 this circuit was still in use. Maps on Racingcircuits.net and GEL Motorsport Tracks Around The World are slighly different on last corner, but I don’t know if this is due to a track change or a wrong map
Location Nassau - New Providence
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 25°03'20"     - 77°21'36"
25.055556     -77.36
UTM Coordinates X = 261916.805  -  Y = 2773176.723  -  Zone 18R
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia
Altitude AMSL 4 m - 13 ft
Inauguration 1957
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian Da Monza a Indianapolis (page 203)Author: Tommaso Tommasi - Published by: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Published in: Italia - year: 1973
(2) English Motor Racing at Nassau in the 1950s & 1960s (page 22)Author: Terry O’Neil - Published by: Veloce Publishing Ltd - year: 2008 - ISBN: 9781845841980
(3) English www.maserati-alfieri.co.uk/maser12.htmPhoto
(4) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(5) English www.rallybugs.com/64nassau.htmPhoto
(6) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/nassau.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World

(*) 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.

Oakes Field
Description  
Years 1957
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration 1957
Closing 1957
Last update of this page June 20th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 8047  m 26399  ft 5  mi   (6)

Oakes Field
Description  
Years 1958÷1965
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type  
Inauguration 1958
Closing  
Last update of this page March 20th 2004
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 7240  m 23753  ft 4.499  mi   (1)
length 7242  m 23760  ft 4.5  mi   (4)
Width 15.2  m 50  ft      (1)

Oakes Field 1957

Oakes Field 1957


Oakes Field 1958÷1965

Oakes Field 1958÷1965

Oakes Field 1958÷1965



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 6th 2011     Guido de Carli     Update Description
June 20th 2007     Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Description
June 5th 2007       Lorenzo Tommasi   Update Map
January 28th 2007   1957 Guido de Carli        
March 20th 2004   1958÷1965 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
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