FRA - FRANCE
NICE
Description Sources don’t agree about years in which each layout was used, so I have no sure info (see detail)
Location Nice/Nizza
06 - Alpes-Maritimes - Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 43°41'45"     + 7°16'06"
43.695833     7.268333
UTM Coordinates X = 360456.834  -  Y = 4839547.585  -  Zone 32T
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 1932
Closing 1947
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> France --> FRA - Nice & Antibes [ENG]
(2) English 8w.forix.com/40s-nice.htmlNice 1946÷1947
(3) English www.kolumbus.fi/leif.snellman/t1.htmThe Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing
(4) English www.milermeter.com/?r=14682112012 m track layout
(5) English www.milermeter.com/?r=14682313214 m track layout
(6) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(7) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/nice.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(8) Italian www.tazionuvolari.it/corse5it.htmTazio Nuvolari’s official website
(9) English www.the-fastlane.co.uk/formula2/V1932-14.htmF2 Register: I Circuit de Vitesse de Nice 1932
(10) Italian Autosprint 11/1985 (page 48)

(*) 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.

Nice (2012 m)
Description According to Motor Racing Circuits Database (racingcircuits.net) this layout was used from 1932 to 1935. The GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World reports only that this one was used for the first time in 1932, without any more info. Other sources don’t report this track layout
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 25th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Promenade des Anglais - Avenue de Verdun - Pláce Masséna
length 2012  m 6600  ft 1.25  mi   (6)
length 2012  m 6600  ft 1.25  mi   (7)
length 2130  m 6987  ft 1.323  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)

Nice (3214 m)
Description According to Motor Racing Circuits Database (racingcircuits.net) this layout was used in 1946 and 1947. The GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World has the map, but without any more info. According to other sources, this track layout was in use even in 1930s
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 25th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Promenade des Anglais - Avenue de Verdun - Pláce Masséna - Quai des Etats-Unis
length 3219  m 10560  ft 2  mi   (7)
length 3214  m 10545  ft 1.997  mi   (6)
length 3214  m 10545  ft 1.997  mi   (8)
length 2824  m 9264  ft 1.755  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (5)

Nice
Description Veteran car parade, held in 1984 and 1985 and probably alsoin following years. I have no info about track layout but the use of Promenade des Anglais
Years 1984÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Historical parade
Inauguration 1984
Closing  
Last update of this page February 10th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Promenade des Anglais

Nice: comparison between short and long courses

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

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(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Nice (2012 m)

Nice (2012 m)

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Nice (3214 m)

Nice (3214 m)

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
December 27th 2010     Guido de Carli   andylaurence Update Description
February 10th 2008   1984÷... Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 25th 2007     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description with map
December 23rd 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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