ESP - SPAIN
MOTORLAND ARAGÓN
CIUDAD DEL MOTOR
Not to be confused with Alcañiz, Guadalope
Description For a long time in Alcañiz there is a proposal for a new permanent circuit that should go on with tradition of the old Circuito Guadalope. Finally in 2004 (or even before) a project was propsed for a circuit complete with some entertainment facilities and factories related to motors...
Works started on December 19 205 and on December 18th 2006 the circuit (still under construction) was officially presented with a proper event at Zaragoza. Inauguration of car circuit is scheduled in 2008
Location Alcañiz
TE - Teruel - Aragón
Location 5 km - 3.1 mi from North West of Alcañiz
Latitude - Longitude + 41°04'43"     - 0°11'38"
41.078611     -0.193889
UTM Coordinates X = 735730.648  -  Y = 4551278.433  -  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 (*) Visor SIGPAC
Altitude AMSL 375 m - 1230 ft
Inauguration 2008
Closing  
Designer Tilke
Hermann Tilke
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian English Spanish ForumForum --> Europe --> Spain and Portugal --> ESP - Alcañiz - La Ciudad del Motor [ITA ENG ESP]
(2) Italian English ForumForum --> Europe --> Spain and Portugal --> ESP - Ciudad del Motor, Alcañiz (Aragon) [ITA ENG]
(3) Spanish es.wikipedia.org (...)Wikipedia
(4) English www.cikfia.com/News2008/Alcaniz.htm
(5) German www.tilke-ac.de/images/presse/adrivo08-02-12.pdf
(6) Spanish www.todocircuito.com/index.php (...)
(7) Italian Autosprint 5/2007 (page 63)Map and description of both car and kart track
(8) Spanish www.redaragon.com/noticias/noticia.asp?pkid=106700Red Aragon - Noticias motor - Martes, 09 de Marzo de 2004 [Publishing date: March 9th 2004]
(9) Spanish www.motorpasionf1.com/circuitos (...) [Publishing date: February 12th 2008]
(10) English Spanish www.motorlandaragon.comOfficial 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.

Ciudad del Motor
Description First step should be a kart track, that should be opened at beginning of 2006.
In the same period, the main ciircuit should be built. There will be a road circuit 3525 m long and an oval track (the first in Spain) 2820 m long. It should host high-rated car races from 2007-2008 championship. In the same period also some dirt tracks and a drag stip (the first in Spain as well) should be built.
Years 2004
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 26th 2004
Info last update March 9th 2004
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3525  m 11565  ft 2.19  mi   (8)
Total area 300  hectares 3000000  m² 741.308  acres   (8)

Ciudad del Motor - ovalo
Description First step should be a kart track, that should be opened at beginning of 2006.
In the same period, the main ciircuit should be built. There will be a road circuit 3525 m long and an oval track (the first in Spain) 2820 m long. It should host high-rated car races from 2007-2008 championship. In the same period also some dirt tracks and a drag stip (the first in Spain as well) should be built.
Years 2004
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 26th 2004
Info last update March 9th 2004
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2820  m 9252  ft 1.752  mi   (8)
Total area 300  hectares 3000000  m² 741.308  acres   (8)

Motorland Aragón - Circuito velocidad
Description Final layout officially presented at Zaragoza on December 18th 2006 (but it was known for months). Car track project is made by Herman Tilke, with Pedro De La Rosa’s contribution. There are many possible layouts; official website shows only 8 of them, but they could be much more.
Years 2008÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2008
Closing  
Last update of this page February 1st 2012
Info last update February 12th 2008
Designer Tilke
Hermann Tilke
Distinctive points  
length 2745  m 9006  ft 1.706  mi West Course (10)
length 2595  m 8514  ft 1.613  mi East Course (10)
length 5345  m 17536  ft 3.321  mi GP Course (10)
length 5345  m 17536  ft 3.321  mi GP Course (9)
length 5200  m 17060  ft 3.231  mi Course C (10)
Width 12  m 39  ft      (10)
Min width 12  m 39  ft      (9)
Max width 15  m 49  ft    Straights (9)
Difference in level 50  m 164  ft      (10)
Straight length 630  m 2067  ft 0.391  mi Start finish straight (10)
Straight length 1726  m 5663  ft 1.073  mi Longest straight (10)
Straight length 1726  m 5663  ft 1.073  mi Longest straight (9)
Max. gradient (uphill) 5.4  % 3.1  °        (10)
Max. gradient (downhill) 7.2  % 4.1  °        (10)
Total area 132  hectares 1320000  m² 326.176  acres   (10)
Total area 132  hectares 1320000  m² 326.176  acres   (9)
Average Speed (approx) 215  km/h      133.598  mph Formula 1 (9)

Motorland Aragón - Circuito de karting
Description Final layout, already officially presented in 2006
Years 2008?÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 1st 2012
Info last update  
Designer Nogué
Jaime Nogué
Distinctive points  
length 1700  m 5577  ft 1.056  mi   (4)
length 2049  m 6722  ft 1.273  mi Long circuit (10)
length 1030  m 3379  ft 0.64  mi North Course (10)
length 948  m 3110  ft 0.589  mi South Course (10)
length 1671.633  m 5484  ft 1.039  mi Main Course (10)
Width 10  m 33  ft      (4)
Min width 10  m 33  ft      (10)
Max width 15.75  m 52  ft      (10)
Straight length 173.361  m 569  ft 0.108  mi Start finish straight (10)
Max. gradient (uphill) 3.3  % 1.9  °        (10)
Max. gradient (downhill) 4.5  % 2.6  °        (10)
Total area 240  km    593046.529  acres   (10)

Motorland Aragón - Rallycross / Supermotard
Description  
Years 2008?÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Rallycross
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 1st 2012
Info last update  
Designer Miret
Carlos Miret
Distinctive points  
length 1210  m 3970  ft 0.752  mi Supermotard (10)
length 1139  m 3737  ft 0.708  mi Rallycross (10)
Min width 10  m 33  ft      (10)
Max width 13  m 43  ft      (10)
Total area 6  hectares 55000  m² 13.591  acres   (10)

Motorland Aragón - Motocross
Description  
Years 2008?÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Motocross
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 1st 2012
Info last update  
Designer Miret
Carlos Miret
Distinctive points  
length 1646  m 5400  ft 1.023  mi   (10)
Min width 10  m 33  ft      (10)
Max width 13  m 43  ft      (10)
Total area 7  hectares 70000  m² 17.297  acres   (10)

Ciudad del Motor - Autocross
Description  
Years 2008?÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Autocross
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 1st 2012
Info last update  
Designer Miret
Carlos Miret
Distinctive points  
length 960  m 3150  ft 0.597  mi Long circuit (10)
length 1069  m 3507  ft 0.664  mi Short circuit (10)
Total area 7  hectares 70000  m² 17.297  acres   (10)

Ciudad del Motor - dirt track speedway
Description  
Years 2006
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Dirt Oval course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 1st 2012
Info last update February 3rd 2007
Designer Miret
Carlos Miret
Distinctive points  
length 322  m 1056  ft 0.2  mi   (10)
length 383  m 1257  ft 0.238  mi (10)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
February 1st 2012     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 28th 2008 Motorland Aragón - Circuito velocidad 2008÷... Guido de Carli     Update Description
June 18th 2008 Motorland Aragón - Circuito de karting 2008?÷... Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 6th 2008     Guido de Carli   Roelard Smit Update Description
February 3rd 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 15th 2006     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 27th 2004     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
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