Description Motorbike circuit, used from 1976 to 1989. From 1978 it hosted international events too, including three times Peace & Friendship Cup. It hosted Cena SNP (Prize of Slovak National Uprising). In 1990 it had been replaced by Sliač.
It had long straights, with two hairpins and two chicanes
Location Badín - Banskobystrický kraj - Stredné Slovensko
Location Approx. 8 km - 5 mi South of Banská Bystrica and approx. 1.3 km - 0.8 mi North of Sliač. Up to 1992 it was in Czechoslovakia
Latitude - Longitude + 48°39'44"     + 19°07'56"
48.662222     19.132222
UTM Coordinates X = 362467.669  -  Y = 5391591.123  -  Zone 34U
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Altitude AMSL 336 m - 1102 ft
Inauguration 1976
Closing 1989
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> More countries --> SVK - Slovak tracks [ENG]
(2) English layout
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database

(*) 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.

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Years 1976÷1989
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration 1976
Closing 1989
Last update of this page April 22nd 2009
Info last update  
Distinctive points  
length 3600  m 11811  ft 2.237  mi   (1)
length 3457  m 11343  ft 2.148  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)


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Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 22nd 2009   1976÷1989 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli David Griac (jpm) Update Description with map
February 3rd 2007   1976÷1989 Guido de Carli     New Description without map
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