FRA - FRANCE
TOURS (1923)
Not to be confused with Tours (Commémoration Historique) - Tours Speedway
Description  
Location Tours
37 - Indre-et-Loire - Centre
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 47°28'09"     + 0°36'23"
47.469167     0.606389
UTM Coordinates X = 319627.885  -  Y = 5260080.291  -  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 (approx) 100 m - 328 ft    (approx)
Inauguration July 2nd 1923
Closing July 2nd 1923
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> France --> FRA - Tours [ENG]
(2) English members.fortunecity.com/quintin_cloud/18941925/1923f.htmThe Formula One Homepage of Grand Prix Results and History
(3) English www.milermeter.com/?r=3886197Track layout
(4) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(5) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/tours.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(6) English French www.grandprixdetours.comOfficial 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.

Tours (1923)
Description  
Years 1923
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration July 2nd 1923
Closing July 2nd 1923
Last update of this page July 16th 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Charentilly - La Mambrolle-sur-Choisille - La Chesnaye - Semblançay - La Pailleterie
length 22820  m 74868  ft 14.18  mi   (4)
length 22820  m 74868  ft 14.18  mi   (5)
length 22830  m 74902  ft 14.186  mi   (2)
length 22830  m 74902  ft 14.186  mi   (5)
length 22891  m 75103  ft 14.224  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (3)

Tours (1923)

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
July 17th 2010   1923 Guido de Carli Roelard Smit Roelard Smit Update Map
November 10th 2008   1923 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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