RSA - SOUTH AFRICA
DURBAN SNELL PARADE
Not to be confused with Durban - Durban (201x)
Description  
Location Durban - KwaZulu-Natal
Location On the same road of the circuit first used in 2006, even if till then they have been completely changed: at that time it was near an aerodrome, while now in the same place there is Suncoast Casino
Latitude - Longitude - 29°50'10"     + 31°01'59"
-29.836111     31.033056
UTM Coordinates X = 309962.875  -  Y = 6697751.357  -  Zone 36J
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 6 m - 20 ft
Inauguration August 1st 1938
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> The racing history of Durban
(2) 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.

Durban Snell Parade
Description  
Years 1938÷1955?
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration January 1938
Closing  
Last update of this page December 21st 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Snell Parade - Walter Gilbert Road - Argyle Road
length 4506  m 14784  ft 2.8  mi   (2)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 21st 2006   1938÷1955? Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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