GER - GERMANY
DRESDEN-HELLERAU, AUTOBAHNSPINNE
Not to be confused with Dresden Reick, Radrennbahn - Dresden Weixdorf (2011)
Description "Motorway spider" (Autobahnspinne) circuit
Location Hellerau, Dresden
SN - Sachsen - 1949÷1990: DDR
Location On a motorrway interchange Northern suburb of Dresden
Latitude - Longitude + 51°08'01"     + 13°45'05"
51.133611     13.751389
UTM Coordinates X = 412638.804  -  Y = 5665424.323  -  Zone 33U
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 (*) GoYellow.de
Altitude AMSL 207 m - 679 ft
Inauguration 1951
Closing 1971
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) German www.autobahnspinne.de
(2) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1523198Track layout
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(4) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/dresden.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(5) English www.the-fastlane.co.uk/formula2/FJ59_20.htmF2 Register
(6) German https://www.motorrennsportarchiv.de/archiv/rennstreckenMotorrennsport-Archiv Jordan

(*) 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.

Autobahnspinne-Rennen Dresden-Hellerau
Description  
Years 1951÷1954
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1951
Closing 1954
Last update of this page December 30th 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Kreuz - Karussell - Kurve der Freundschaft - Berliner Ring - Kurve der Jugend - Sud Kurve
length 6444  m 21141  ft 4.004  mi   (3)
length 6443  m 21138  ft 4.004  mi   (4)
length 6443  m 21138  ft 4.004  mi   (6)
length 5821  m 19097  ft 3.617  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)

Autobahnspinne-Rennen Dresden-Hellerau: Kleine Spinne
Description Small spider circuit (Kleine Spinne)
Years 1955
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1955
Closing 1955
Last update of this page December 30th 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3200  m 10499  ft 1.988  mi   (6)

Autobahnspinne-Rennen Dresden-Hellerau
Description  
Years 1957÷1971
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1957
Closing 1971
Last update of this page December 30th 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5300  m 17388  ft 3.293  mi   (6)
length 5300  m 17388  ft 3.293  mi   (5)

Dresden: comparison between Autobahnspinne Dresden-Hellerau and Dresden Weixdorf

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 Earth
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Autobahnspinne-Rennen Dresden-Hellerau 1951÷1954

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 Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be 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)



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
July 19th 2011     Guido de Carli     Update Description
December 30th 2010     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 7th 2008 Autobahnspinne-Rennen Dresden-Hellerau 1951÷1954 Lorenzo Tommasi Lorenzo Tommasi   New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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