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DUDENHOFEN (OPEL)
Description Opel private proving ground used for series cars
Location Dudenhofen
RP - Rheinland-Pfalz - 1949÷1990: BRD
Location 50 km - 31 mi East from Opel factory in Rüsselheim
Latitude - Longitude + 49°59'34"     + 8°55'23"
49.992778     8.923056
UTM Coordinates X = 494484.823  -  Y = 5537830.565  -  Zone 32U
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 150 m - 492 ft
Inauguration 1966
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English mail, note Thanks to Lothar Cezanne that has explained me exact location of this proving ground
(2) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/dudenhof.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(3) Italian Quattroruote 125/1966 (page 188)Description and map [Publishing date: May 1966]
(4) Italian Quattroruote 348/1984 (page 198) [Publishing date: October 1984]

(*) 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.

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Opel Proving Ground
Description Banking compensated up to 225 km/h - 140 mph
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 12th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5000  m 16404  ft 3.107  mi   (4)
Bend minimum radius 1609  m 5280  ft 1  mi   (4)
Total area 260  hectares 2600000  m² 642.467  acres   (4)

Dudenhofen (Opel)

Opel Proving Ground
Description Steering pad diameter: 100 m - 328 ft
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 12th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
Straight length 1400  m 4593  ft 0.87  mi   (4)

Dudenhofen (Opel)

Dudenhofen (Opel)



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July 5th 2012     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 12th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 16th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Map
December 29th 2003     Guido de Carli     Update Description
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