RSA - SOUTH AFRICA
PAROW
Description Hillclimb used in late 1940s and early 1950s. It used an access gravel road to the Plattekloof Quarry. Starting point is still existing (where now there is a bridge under N1 Highway), but some section have been overbuilt and some others abandoned and covered with foliage.
Location Tygerberg - Western Cape
Location Approx. 15 km - 9 mi North East of the Cape Town City Center
Latitude - Longitude - 33°53'18"     + 18°35'57"
-33.888333     18.599167
UTM Coordinates X = 277973.812  -  Y = 6247630.726  -  Zone 34H
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL (approx) 200 m - 656 ft    (approx)
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) 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.

Parow
Description  
Years 194x÷195x
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Hillclimb
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page December 21st 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 700  m 2297  ft 0.435  mi   (1)
Start altitude AMSL 130  m 427  ft       





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Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
December 21st 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 26th 2004     Guido de Carli     New Photos (link)
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