FRA - FRANCE
LE LAQUAIS
Description  
Location Champier
38 - Isère - Rhône-Alpes
Location Champier, 50 km from Lion and Grenoble
Latitude - Longitude + 45°28'10"     + 5°17'51"
45.469444     5.2975
UTM Coordinates X = 679592.666  -  Y = 5037669.399  -  Zone 31T
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 538 m - 1765 ft
Inauguration 1993
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> France --> FRA - Circuit "Du Laquais" Now 700 m longer [ENG]
(2) French www.acd-motorsport.com/?p=2.2
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(4) Italian Autosprint 26/1992 (page 48)
(5) French www.circuitdulaquais.comOfficial website
(6) French www.circuitdulaquais.com/general.php3?page=10Official 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.

Le Laquais
Description Project dated summer 1992. Within mid-July (1992 or 1993?) it will be possible to run the first lap on the track, but official inauguration will be in september (1992 or 1993?). First car races should be at end of 1993. Track layout of this proposal is sloghlty different from what it was later built.
Years 1992
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 16th 2004
Info last update June 1992
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2575  m 8448  ft 1.6  mi   (4)

Le Laquais
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1993
Closing  
Last update of this page August 19th 2002
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Courbe des Knight - Chicane du Minot - Virages Clark - Virage Da Silva - Courbe du Guy - Virage du Bois - Courbes des Moulins
length 2400  m 7874  ft 1.491  mi Full circuit (5)
length 1240  m 4068  ft 0.771  mi Club Circuit (6)
length 1475  m 4839  ft 0.917  mi National Circuit (6)

Le Laquais
Description New longer layout. Old short course is still operfational
Years 2009÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2009
Closing  
Last update of this page January 14th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3100  m 10171  ft 1.926  mi   (5)

Le Laquais
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 14th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 890  m 2920  ft 0.553  mi   (5)

1992 proposal

1992 proposal



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 14th 2011     Guido de Carli   solitude Update Description
April 8th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
October 16th 2004   1992 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
August 19th 2002     Guido de Carli     Update Description
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