FRA - FRANCE
LA BAULE
Not to be confused with La Baule, Aerodrome
Description La Baule Beach hosted a Gran Prix event from 1924 to 1929, from 1931 to 1933 and in 1938 on circuits with different track lengh
Location La Baule-Escoublac
44 - Loire-Atlantique - Pays de la Loire
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 47°16'55"     - 2°23'44"
47.281944     -2.395556
UTM Coordinates X = 545710.842  -  Y = 5236673.449  -  Zone 30T
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 (*) GéoPortail
Altitude AMSL 1 m - 3 ft
Inauguration 1924
Closing August 28th 1938
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Old French circuits
(2) English www.kolumbus.fi/leif.snellman/t1.htm#LA_BAULEThe Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing
(3) English www.teamdan.com/archive/gen/1924.html

(*) 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.

La Baule
Description  
Years 1924÷?
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Beach
Inauguration 1924
Closing  
Last update of this page December 1st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 10000  m 32808  ft 6.214  mi   (3)

La Baule
Description  
Years ?÷1927÷?
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Beach
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page December 1st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5000  m 16404  ft 3.107  mi   (1)

La Baule
Description  
Years 1933, 1938
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Beach
Inauguration 1933
Closing August 28th 1938
Last update of this page December 1st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3000  m 9843  ft 1.864  mi   (2)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
December 1st 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
April 8th 2006     Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description
November 13th 2005     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Roelard Smit New Description with map
November 13th 2005     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Barry Boor New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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