FIN - FINLAND
ELÄINTARHARATA / DJURGÅRDSBANAN
Description Street track used from 1932 to 1963, then raced were canceled because they were too dangerous.
Location Helsinki / Helsingfors - Uusimaa / Nyland - Etelä-Suomen lääni / Södra Finlands län
Location Eläintarha - Djurgården, a park in downtown Helsinki, near Olimpic Stadium
Latitude - Longitude + 60°11'19"     + 24°55'54"
60.188611     24.931667
UTM Coordinates X = 385303.087  -  Y = 6674213.236  -  Zone 35V
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 (*) New Kosmosnimki  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Eniro
Altitude AMSL 20 m - 66 ft
Inauguration 1932
Closing May 19th 1963
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> DTM at Helsinki: the track: brief note about all Helsinki circuits
(2) English www.kolumbus.fi/leif.snellman/dj/dj.htmTHE GOLDEN ERA OF GRAND PRIX RACING - track description and photos
(3) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1541258Track layout
(4) English www.racefoto.se/Racetrackssidan/Tracks.htmlTracks in Scandinavia by Racefoto Bengt-Åce Liljevind
(5) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/helsink2.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(6) Italian Autosprint 35/1970 (page 35)

(*) 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.

Eläintarharata / Djurgårdsbanan
Description  
Years 1932
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration 1932
Closing 1932
Last update of this page May 10th 2005
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Vauhtitie - Helsinginkatu - Hammarskjöldintie - Nordenskiölinkatu

Eläintarharata / Djurgårdsbanan
Description  
Years 1933÷1963
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration 1933
Closing May 19th 1963
Last update of this page May 10th 2005
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Vauhtitie - Helsinginkatu - Hammarskjöldintie - Nordenskiölinkatu
length 2000  m 6562  ft 1.243  mi   (2)
length 2042  m 6699  ft 1.269  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (3)

1933÷1963

1933÷1963

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
February 6th 2008   1933÷1963   Lorenzo Tommasi   Update Map
December 10th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 17th 2004     Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 12th 2004   1933÷1963 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Map
November 9th 2002   1933÷1963 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Map
August 13th 2002     Guido de Carli     Update Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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