Not to be confused with Barra da Tijuca, Kartodromo do Shopping - Boa Vista - Fundão, Cidade Universitária - Jacarepaguá (Nelson Piquet & Emerson Fittipaldi) (ex Barra da Tijuca) - Rio de Janeiro (Formula E) - Rio de Janeiro, Deodoro
Location Barra da Tijuca
RJ - Rio de Janeiro - Região Sudeste
Location In Rio de Janeiro Southern area, approx 10 km - 6 mi South East of Jacarepaguà and approx 16 km - 10 mi South West of Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar) and Copacabana
Latitude - Longitude - 23°00'39"     - 43°18'33"
-23.010833     -43.309167
UTM Coordinates X = 673282.903  -  Y = 7454281.345  -  Zone 23K
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
Altitude AMSL  
Inauguration 1958
Closing 1970
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Latin America --> Brazil --> BRA - Rio de Janeiro: Barra da Tijuca & Jacarepaguá [ENG]
(2) English layout
(3) Brazilian Portuguese (many) and description in brief
(4) Brazilian Portuguese
(5) 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.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Circuito Internacional da Guanabara
Description Start/finish line (not drawn on my map) was in Avenida Armando Lombardi
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration 1958
Closing 1970
Last update of this page March 11th 2009
Info last update  
Distinctive points Avenida Armando Lombardi - Avenida Rodolfo Amoedo - Praça São Perpétuo (Praça do Ó) - Avenida Lúcio Costa - Avenida do Pepê (Avenida Sernambetiba) - Avenida Olegário Maciel - Praça Euvaldo Lodi (Praça da Igreja)
length 4285  m 14058  ft 2.663  mi   (5)
length 4193  m 13757  ft 2.606  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)

Barra da Tijuca, Guanabara

Barra da Tijuca, Guanabara

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)

Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
March 11th 2009 Circuito Internacional da Guanabara   Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
December 7th 2007 Circuito Internacional da Guanabara   Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Lorenzo Tommasi New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
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