ISL - ICELAND
ICELAND MOTOPARK
Description  
Location Reykjanesbær - Suðurnes
Location On the main highway between Reykjavik and Reykjanesbær (the latter town was born by merging Keflavík, Njarðvík and Hafnir) near the junction to Grindavik; Approx 9 km - 5 mi East of Keflavík International Airport and 35 km - 22 mi South West of Reykjavik
Latitude - Longitude + 63°57'45"     - 22°25'18"
63.9625     -22.421667
UTM Coordinates X = 430374.396  -  Y = 7093611.633  -  Zone 27V
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 25 m - 82 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Northern Europe --> Iceland - A1GP in Iceland? [ENG]
(2) English icelandmotopark.com
(3) English www.apexcircuitdesign.co.uk (...)Apex Circuit Design Ltd.
(4) English www.apexcircuitdesign.co.uk (...)Apex Circuit Design Ltd.

(*) 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.

Iceland MotoPark
Description Besides long course, two short courses will be built. 2.1 and 2.2 km long (according to press release dated May 20th 2006, whrn the project was announced).
My map shows a proposal, but there are some more and I don’t know if this is the ultimate one.
Years 2007
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 15th 2008
Info last update August 29th 2006
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2100  m 6890  ft 1.305  mi Short circuit (2)
length 2200  m 7218  ft 1.367  mi Short circuit (2)
length 4200  m 13780  ft 2.61  mi Full circuit (2)
length 4200  m 13780  ft 2.61  mi Full circuit (3)
length 4400  m 14436  ft 2.734  mi Full circuit (1)
length 2400  m 7874  ft 1.491  mi Club Circuit (1)
Straight length (approx) 1000  m 3281  ft 0.621  mi Opposite straight (2)
Total area 370  hectares 3700000  m² 914.28  acres   (2)

Iceland MotoPark
Description First section of Iceland MotoPark to be built; works started on March 1st 2007. It should be possible to split it into two shorter layouts, both 600 m long
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 15th 2008
Info last update January 9th 2007
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length (approx) 1200  m 3937  ft 0.746  mi   (2)
length 1200  m 3937  ft 0.746  mi   (4)
length 600  m 1969  ft 0.373  mi Short circuit (4)
length 600  m 1969  ft 0.373  mi Club Circuit (4)

Iceland MotoPark
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Asphalted Drag strip
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page March 30th 2007
Info last update September 30th 2006
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length (approx) 402  m 1320  ft 1/4  mi   (2)

Iceland MotoPark: long course

Iceland MotoPark: long course

Iceland MotoPark: long course



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
June 15th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 24th 2007     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Map
March 30th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
June 2nd 2006     Guido de Carli   Sternendaal New Description
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