TUR - TURKEY
ISTANBUL PARK / İSTANBUL PARK
Not to be confused with Bakirköy, GPE5 Karting Istanbul - İstanbul Karting Park AŞ
Description  
Location Gebze
41 - Kocaeli - Marmara Bölgesi
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 40°57'28"     + 29°24'39"
40.957778     29.410833
UTM Coordinates X = 702892.613  -  Y = 4536868.975  -  Zone 35T
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 132 m - 433 ft
Inauguration August 21st 2005
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Google Earth
(2) Dutch www.rtl.nl/ (...)Circuit under construction, update: September 11th 2003 [Publishing date: September 11th 2003]
(3) Turkish www.formula1-istanbul.com/f1Official website
(4) English www.formula1-istanbul.com/f1/enOfficial website
(5) Russian www.formula1-istanbul.com/f1/ruOfficial 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.

İstanbul Park Circuit
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration August 21st 2005
Closing  
Last update of this page July 16th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5333  m 17497  ft 3.314  mi   (4)
length 5338  m 17513  ft 3.317  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)
Min width 14  m 46  ft      (4)
Max width 21.5  m 71  ft      (4)
Straight length 655.5  m 2151  ft 0.407  mi Start finish straight (4)
Straight length 720  m 2362  ft 0.447  mi Longest straight (4)
Max. gradient 8.1  % 4.6  °        (4)
Bend minimum radius 15  m 49  ft      (4)
Total area 222  hectares 2215000  m² 547.333  acres   (4)

Istanbul Park Circuit: Intermediate Circuit / İstanbul Park
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration August 21st 2005
Closing  
Last update of this page September 17th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3925  m 12878  ft 2.439  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Istanbul Park Circuit: Paddock Circuit / İstanbul Park
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 17th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1960  m 6431  ft 1.218  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Istanbul Park Circuit: Short Circuit / İstanbul Park
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 17th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3536  m 11600  ft 2.197  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Istanbul Park Circuit / İstanbul Park

Original proposal
Description 2003 original proposal
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 17th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5385  m 17666  ft 3.346  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

İstanbul Park: comparison between different layouts

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 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)


İstanbul Park: main course

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 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)


İstanbul Park: Intermediate Circuit

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 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)


İstanbul Park: Paddock Circuit (proposal not developed)

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 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)


İstanbul Park: Short Circuit (proposal not developed)

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 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)


İstanbul Park: 2003 original proposal

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 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
September 17th 2011     Guido de Carli Roelard Smit Roelard Smit Update Description with map
July 16th 2011 İstanbul Park Circuit   Guido de Carli Roelard Smit Roelard Smit Update Description with map
September 4th 2007 İstanbul Park Circuit   Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Description
March 17th 2006 İstanbul Park Circuit   Guido de Carli   Roelard Smit Update Description
November 14th 2004 İstanbul Park Circuit   Guido de Carli     Update Photos (link)
October 9th 2004 İstanbul Park Circuit   Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 26th 2003 İstanbul Park Circuit   Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 11th 2003 İstanbul Park Circuit   Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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