Location Nantes
44 - Loire-Atlantique - Pays de la Loire
Latitude - Longitude + 47°14'57"     - 1°33'44"
47.249167     -1.562222
UTM Coordinates X = 608797.816  -  Y = 5233856.241  -  Zone 30T
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  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) GéoPortail
Altitude AMSL 23 m - 75 ft
Inauguration July 28th 1946
Closing July 28th 1946
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English layout
(2) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(3) English GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(4) English Register
(5) English Register

(*) 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.

Description Different sources and aereial photos reports different track length, but I don’t know what is the right one
Years 1946
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration July 28th 1946
Closing July 28th 1946
Last update of this page January 3rd 2008
Info last update  
Distinctive points  
length 4088  m 13411  ft 2.54  mi   (2)
length 4120  m 13517  ft 2.56  mi   (5)
length (approx) 4000  m 13123  ft 2.486  mi Approximated length: minimum value (3)
length (approx) 4500  m 14764  ft 2.796  mi Approximated length: maximum value (3)
length 3632  m 11915  ft 2.257  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)


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!)

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Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 3rd 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 29th 2007     Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Map
April 8th 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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